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Full Show: Border Patrol Agent Arrested, and Changes to Texas Social Studies Curriculum (Sept. 17, 2018)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We learn about the arrest of a Border Patrol agent in connection with four murders. We learn about changes to social studies curriculum in Texas schools. We examine a recent study about liver cancer. Local veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.


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On Monday’s Houston Matters: A U.S. Border Patrol agent is held on bond following his arrest on charges of killing four women and kidnapping a fifth person. We learn more about the case.

And the State Board of Education approved a slew of changes to social studies curriculum in public schools, including the use of the word "heroic" to describe defenders of the Alamo. One of the committee members who recommended the changes joins us.

Also this hour: A recent study links a particular type of fatty liver disease to a form of liver cancer. We learn the implications. Then, we welcome your questions for veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from Meyerland Animal Clinic. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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