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Restaurants and post-COVID expansions (March 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston-area restaurants want to keep expanded outdoor seating established early during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston City Council is considering it. We learn more and discuss the state of area restaurants.

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Assessing tornado damage (Jan. 25, 2023)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We assess the damage in Pasadena and Deer Park after a tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon, tearing roofs off homes, damaging buildings, flipping vehicles, and downing power lines.

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I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 53: The Valley of the Shadow of Life with Playwright Katori Hall

Posted on · Olivier Award-winning playwright, Katori Hall, shares her unguarded perspective on why it took over a decade for her to create the STARZ hit series, P-VALLEY – one of the most intriguing, yet controversial drama series on cable television.

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Harris County takes issue with latest election audit (Aug. 4, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The county's plans to sue the state over the latest audit of its elections, potential laws designed to stop abortion-related travel, the lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons, and the stories behind Houston's skyline.

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Other legal questions spawned by the Dobbs ruling (July 28, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Local officials take action against Union Pacific, citing pollution in Kashmere Gardens and the Fifth Ward. And we discuss some other legal questions the recent Dobbs ruling has spawned.

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How new abortion laws are affecting women’s mental and physical health

Posted on · When it comes to the new abortion laws in Texas and across the country, there's a divide on what to do about cases of rape, incest, or if the mother’s life is at risk. Today, experts discuss the medical concerns of this complicated issue. But first, we start with the psychological impact.