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Full Show: Mayor’s Gun Violence Commission, Jeff Skilling Released, And The Doctor Shortage In Texas (Feb. 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The mayor's commission on gun violence unveils its legislative priorities. Jeff Skilling is released from a halfway house. We discuss efforts to address the doctor shortage in Texas. Writer Valeria Luiselli talks about her latest novel. And we learn about a performance art festival.

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Full Show: Warning to Humanity, and Houstonians’ Favorite Books (Sept. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the case of a Dallas police officer fatally shooting a black man in his apartment. Then, scientists warn humanity about impending environmental disasters. Plus, Houstonians discuss their favorite books. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Arkema Criminal Case, and Children’s Mental Health (Aug. 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn how commercial real estate investors see Harvey recovery as an opportunity. We learn about the potential precedents the Arkema criminal case could set. We discuss the mental health challenges that children face -- especially following a disaster like Harvey. And local author Caroline Leech talks about writing historical fiction for young adults.

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Full Show: Rules Of The Road, And Theater Director Peter Sellars (Dec. 15, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about a family forced to leave their neighborhood after Harvey. Then, as many Houstonians prepare to hit the roads for the holidays, members of local law enforcement remind us how to be safe and courteous on Houston roadways. Plus, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And Ernie Manouse chats with theater and opera director Peter Sellars.