Houston Matters

Plans to raise part of I-10, and Houston’s stress level (July 29, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We learn why some residents are concerned about plans to raise a portion of I-10. Then, we discuss why Houston might be more stressed than other cities, according to a new survey. And we reflect on the film A League of Their Own on its 30th anniversary with the actress who played Marla Hooch.

Houston Matters

Rep. Sylvia Garcia, and the life of Ken Caminiti (May 31, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers listener questions, we learn why former Houston Astros star Ken Caminiti admitted he'd used steroids long before anyone else did, and we discuss a piece of artwork at the MFAH that's been at the center of some controversy.

Houston Matters

Racist fliers turning up around the city, and a conversation with The Suffers (April 7, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Several Houston areas have recently had racist fliers distributed in certain neighborhoods. Then, Kam Franklin and some of her fellow members of The Suffers talk about their new music. And we visit Rice University baseball program's new high-tech pitching lab.

2021 MLB Playoffs

Framber Valdez goes 8 innings as Astros beat Red Sox 9-1 for 3-2 ALCS lead

Posted on · The Astros lefty was perfect through four, took a two-hit shutout into the seventh and became the first pitcher in the 2021 postseason to finish eight innings on Wednesday.