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Bringing In More Nurses And Other COVID-19 News (Aug. 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The latest on COVID-19 from the head of St. Luke’s Health, our weekly political roundup, how Southern Blacks fared in Texas during Reconstruction and under Jim Crow, and how local concert venues and musicians are dealing with the COVID-19 surge.

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State Rep. Gene Wu Addresses Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans (March 23, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The latest on sexual assault allegations against Deshaun Watson, State Rep. Gene Wu answers your questions, we reflect on the women of the Bush family, and how music venues are returning to staging concerts.

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Thursday’s Show: Coronavirus Vaccine Developed In Houston, And Diversity At The Rodeo (March 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What local physicians are seeing regarding coronavirus fears, a Houston company claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19, and the diverse lineup of performers at this year's rodeo.

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Full Show: Primary Election Runoff Day, And Hurricane Season Preparedness (May 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We recap what's at stake in the runoffs in the Texas primary election. We discuss the ethical questions raised by research on human embryos. We go shopping for an emergency kit with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. And we learn about the diverse musical acts coming to Houston this summer.

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Highlighting Recent Conversations About Houston Arts and Culture

Posted on · We devote much of our time on Houston Matters each day to important public policy debates. And we talk with elected leaders and newsmakers and seek to engage you in discussions on a wide variety of important topics. But we also take time each week to highlight important arts and cultural events in the region. […]

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Neighbors and Developers at Odds Over New Music Venue

Posted on · If you're a live music fan, you've probably heard about White Oak Music Hall – a multi-stage venue that opened on Houston's Near Northside neighborhood this year. And if you live near the venue, you either think it's a terrific sign of positive redevelopment, or a noise nuisance that never should've been allowed in the […]