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Annette Gordon-Reed On The History And Meaning Of Juneteenth (June 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We get the latest on the sweltering weather and the potential this weekend for a weather disturbance in the gulf, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her book On Juneteenth.

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Do Vaccines Protect Against New COVID Variants? (June 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The effect vaccines have on new COVID-19 variants, how recently passed Texas laws seek to chip away at the Constitution's Establishment Clause, answers to your pet care questions, and an update on Houston sports.

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What To Expect During Lengthy Southwest Freeway Overhaul (June 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Work begins on a major overhaul of the Southwest Freeway at 610, the value of Pride Nights in sports, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and the annual Houston Matters Spelling Bee.

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Houston’s Role In Cutting The World’s Carbon Levels (June 9, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How Houston energy companies and environmental organizations are cutting our carbon emissions, the week in politics, assessing our progress toward racial equality, and lessons from the pandemic for the local arts scene.