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Which Texas Teachers Stand To Get A Big Raise (May 18, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We find out which Texas teachers are in for a big pay bump, City Councilmember Karla Cisneros fields your questions, and acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman discusses his concerts with the Houston Symphony this weekend.

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Ransomware Attack Highlights Vulnerability Of Energy Technology (May 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A ransomware attack shuts down a major oil pipeline, City Councilman Dave Martin fields your questions, how the Astros' iconic rainbow uniforms came to be, and Houstonians who collect unusual things.

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The Murder Trial Of Derek Chauvin, And Families Sue Center Point Over Winter Freeze Deaths (March 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A closer look at three legal proceedings affecting Houston, a conversation with City Councilman David Robinson, how Texas law enforcement agencies use hypnosis in investigations, and artist Jennifer May Reiland discusses her new exhibit.

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What New CDC Guidelines Mean For Houston (March 9, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The implications of the CDC's new guidelines for life in Houston, HISD’s Interim Superintendent is leaving, City Council Member Amy Peck answers your questions, and we discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected public health and communities of color one year later.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Reforming The Police Oversight Board, Immigrant Children’s Mental Health (Sep. 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: City council members negotiate for reforms to the Police Oversight Board, Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin answers questions, the mental health of immigrant students, and handwritten letters make a comeback.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A Teacher’s Concerns About Returning To School, And City Council Member Tiffany Thomas (Aug. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A Cy-Fair ISD teacher's concerns about returning to school, City Council Member Tiffany Thomas answers questions, and a local service highlights products from black-owned businesses.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Census Deadline Approaches, And City Councilman Greg Travis (July 28, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A key deadline for the census approaches, City Councilman Greg Travis answers questions, and Sam Houston's track record on slavery.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: March Honoring George Floyd, And Houston As A ‘Prophetic City’ (June 2, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Rapper Bun B on the march honoring George Floyd, County Commissioner Rodney Ellis on recent protests, City Council Member Abbie Kamin answers questions, and sociologist Dr. Stephen Klineberg's new book, Prophetic City.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: An Historic Space Launch, And City Councilman Edward Pollard (May 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist CEO Marc Boom, City Councilman Edward Pollard, a new era of American spaceflight, and engineering an open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.