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The week in politics (Jan. 31, 2024)

On Wednesday’s show: We discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup. Then, local writer Chris Cander talks about an attack she suffered as a young woman and how she used that experience to form her latest novel, “The Young of Other Animals.” And we learn about a recent conference in Houston that brought together people in the food industry.

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On Wednesday’s show: From the border standoff, to a Senate primary debate, to impeachment proceedings against the Homeland Security chief, we discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup.

Also this hour: As college student, Houston writer Chris Cander was attacked by a man while studying abroad in Spain. She used some of what she experienced during the attack and dealing with it for years afterward as the basis for her latest novel, The Young of Other Animals.

And we learn about a recent culinary conference in Houston that brought together people in the food industry to share ideas, build networks, and discuss the latest business growth trends with a focus on supporting minority-owned businesses.

 

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