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Full Show: Dealing With Ransomware Attacks, Our Weekly Political Roundup, And Changes At Univ. Of St. Thomas (Aug. 21, 2019)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: How ransomware attacks affect Texas cities and towns, the latest politic news, changes at the University of St. Thomas, and musician Dylan LeBlanc performs.


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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: State officials are confirming that computer systems in more than 20 Texas towns were infiltrated by ransomware over the weekend. While the City of Houston was not one of them, we learn what these attacks are and how they affect municipalities who were targeted.

Also this hour: News 88.7 government and politics reporter Andrew Schneider tells us about Gov. Greg Abbott’s visit to the University of Houston to sign the bill creating the university’s new medical school.

Then, we break down the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

Plus, we learn about some changes coming to the University of St. Thomas from Richard Ludwick, the president of the small, Catholic, liberal arts college, which has faced some financial challenges the past few years.

And musician Dylan LeBlanc performs on Skyline Sessions.

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