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Gun rights for those under indictment, the week in politics, and Debbie Allen (Sept. 21, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We examine a court ruling regarding the Second Amendment rights of those under felony indictment. Then, we discuss the latest developments in politics. And Houston native Debbie Allen reflects on her career and how Houston fostered her artistic sensibilities.

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Walkout at Commissioners Court, and whether bail reform measures are working (Sept. 14, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn why two GOP members of Harris County Commissioners Court boycotted a vote on the county budget. Then, we discuss the latest developments in politics. And new research examines whether Harris County's bail reform measures are working.

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The slow process of disaster recovery, five years after Harvey (Aug. 24, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s show: We break down the latest developments in the world of poltics. Then we discuss flood mitigation efforts five years after Harvey and reflect on the slow pace of recovery from such a disaster.

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UH in the Elite Eight, and closing the state’s oyster harvest (March 25, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Another grand jury declines to indict Deshaun Watson, the UH Cougars' run in the NCAA tournament, a unanimous decision in a Supreme Court case stemming from Houston, and why Texas has closed nearly all of the state’s public oyster reefs for harvesting.

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Why Texas Had Among The Most Arrests From The Capitol Insurrection (April 7, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Texas had among the most arrests stemming from the capitol insurrection, our weekly political roundup, Houston's best restaurants for outdoor dining, and a new dance festival celebrates Latinx dancers and choreographers.

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NEXT QUESTION (Ep 22): Choreographer Trey McIntyre, Dr. Umair Shah, Pop Culture Conclave, And The Music Of Charlie Crockett

Posted on · On this episode, Executive Director of Harris Country Public Health, Dr. Umair Shah; inside the creative mind of dancer/choreographer Trey McIntyre; Our Pop Culture Conclave reconvenes to talk about the film I Still Believe, and all those cancellations; and we have singer Charley Crockett with "I Am Not Afraid."

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NEXT QUESTION (Ep 16): Comedian Maysoon Zayid, Dancer Edin Jusuframic, The 2081 Project, Reviews Of The Rhythm Section & Beanpole, Plus, Mattiel With “The Air Near My Fingers.”

Posted on · On this episode, we visit with actress, comedian, and activist Maysoon Zayid; discuss Sweden's Melodifestivalen with famed dancer Edin Jusuframic; welcome back Mattiel with a cover of The White Stripes' "The Air Near My Fingers", and our Pop Culture Conclave once again reconvenes- Dustin Chase, Justin McKee & Eddie Robinson.