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Friday’s Houston Matters: Racial Disparities In Health, And Book Lovers Unite Online (Sep. 4, 2020)

On Friday’s show: Racial disparities in personal health, METRO debuts new bus rapid transit, book lovers meet online, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.



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On Friday’s Houston Matters: Elena Marks, president of the Episcopal Health Foundation, speaks with News 88.7 reporter Sara Ernst about a new survey showing some racial disparities among Houstonians impacting personal health.

Also this hour: The new METRORapid Silver Line is now in service. Is METRO forgoing future light rail projects in favor of a bus rapid transit system?

And book clubs aren’t able to meet in person during the pandemic but that doesn’t stop avid readers from sharing their favorite literature online.


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