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Candidate Interview: Sean Teare (Feb. 15, 2024)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Sean Teare, who’s running for Harris County District Attorney, joins us for a candidate interview. Then, we discuss what happens when the public's right to know bumps up against an individual's right to privacy. And we learn how a simple test involving Black children and a pair of dolls helped end school segregation.

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Candidate Interview: Kim Ogg (Feb. 12, 2024)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Ahead of next month’s primary election, we talk with Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, who’s facing a re-election primary challenge. Then, as the PBS series Gospel airs this week, we talk about some influential Houston artists who've contributed to the genre. And Meg Tapp of The Garden Club of Houston answers listener questions.

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Special ed at HISD (Oct. 5, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn about HISD’s struggle to maintain special education services after cutting 21 contractors. And NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks about his new book and lessons from Abraham Lincoln for keeping a divided nation together.

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How Houston’s Most Vulnerable Are Still Being Evicted (Oct. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Why some people are losing their homes without being evicted, Congressional candidate Sri Preston Kulkarni answers questions, food writers dish on the sweetest treats in town, and addressing maternal mortality in Harris County.

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