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Full Show: Tariffs on Chinese Imports, and Dan Crenshaw Candidate Interview (Sept. 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how new tariffs on Chinese imports could affect Texas. Congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw answers listener questions. We learn about the stress of working for the military’s bomb squad. And a local doctor has written a children's book about bullying.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Spending ‘Beyond A Year In Space’ (Nov. 15, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the investigation into the Arkema chemical plant, and we recap the latest political news. Then, we meet two astronauts training for deep-space missions, and we learn about the latest ideas on handling bullying -- both in school and in the workplace.

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Full Show: Houston’s Inferiority Complex, And Combating Bullying (Nov. 9, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We talk about Houston's perceived -- or real -- inferiority complex and discuss whether it's changing. We learn about the latest efforts in schools to combat bullying. And we learn about the artwork of Wayne Gilbert, who uses cremated ashes of real people to create paintings.

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Responding to Hate on the Web

Posted on · Reading about a shadowy group harassing someone online seems very removed from the real world – until it happens to you or someone you love. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) offers new, clearer insight into what "cyberhate" actually is — from seeds in terrorism, to hacking, to anti-semetic targeting to online bullying. […]


Growing Epidemic On The Net

Posted on · Bullying is not new but the internet takes it to a different level. It can leave victims feeling helpless and overwhelmed. A Houston workshop sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League hopes to show educators how to better spot and understand bias motivated behaviors and online hate activities. Pat Hernandez has more.