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What is the story of Melissa Lucio, and what does her stay of execution mean for her case?

Posted on · Today, a law professor, a filmmaker, and a state representative help us take a closer look at the story of Melissa Lucio, the first Hispanic woman sentenced to death in Texas – and who today, in breaking news, was granted a stay of execution.

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A Mask Mandate For Schools, And Vaccines For Pregnant Women (Aug. 13, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We learn more about a mask mandate for schools and daycares, new guidance on COVID vaccines for pregnant women, a closer look at how the infrastructure bill just passed in the Senate would affect Greater Houston, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Sister Helen Prejean Condemns The Politics Of “Administering Death”

Posted on · Sister Helen Prejean's memoir, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey, reflects on relationships that shaped her relationship to spirituality, introduced her to activism against the death penalty, and challenged her spiritual vocation.