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Houston’s role in the World Cup (Feb. 5, 2024)

On Monday’s show: The game schedule for the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been announced, including matches in Houston. Also, funding to help move Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens residents living near a contaminated railyard is being reconsidered after being delayed for almost a month. And we offer listeners a chance to share their pet peeves about life in Greater Houston.

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On Monday’s show: The game schedule for the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been announced. We learn all the details about how many games Houston will host and at what stage.

Also this hour: Funding to help move Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens residents living near a contaminated railyard is being reconsidered after being delayed for almost a month. Houston City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on $2 million that would go toward that effort. City Council Member Tarsha Jackson joins us to discuss the matter.

Then, we offer you a chance to share your pet peeves about life in Greater Houston.

And we preview the Super Bowl and discuss other developments in Houston sports.

 

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