Houston Matters

Ida’s Impact On Louisiana (Aug. 30, 2021)

On Monday’s show: Hurricane Ida strikes Louisiana, a former Afghan combat interpeter on coming to live in Houston, emotional support animals helping HISD students, and the latest on Houston sports.



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On Monday’s Houston Matters: The latest on Tropical Storm Ida. We're just now beginning to get a sense of the devastation wrought by the now-downgraded storm, which tore through New Orleans and other communities in and around the Louisiana Gulf Coast, making landfall as a category 4 hurricane.

Also this hour: As the American withdrawal from Afghanistan continues in the wake of last week's terror attacks, we hear from a former combat interpreter who's now living in Houston and has become a U.S. citizen in an extended conversation with News 88.7’s Andrew Schneider.

Then, how HISD has employed a chihuahua to help students in crisis. We learn more the PAWS program, which stands for Pet Assisted Wellness Support.

And the latest developments in Houston sports.


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