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Full Show: Benzene Levels Around Deer Park, And Combatting Antibiotic Resistance (March 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The latest on benzene levels detected around Deer Park, new ways to combat antibiotic resistance, the effect of immigration policy on the construction workforce, and writer Kathi Appelt.

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Full Show: Chemical Fire Extinguished, New Kashmere Principal, And Writer Bryan Washington (March 20, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The latest on the fire at a Deer Park chemical facility, a discussion of the latest political news, Kashmere High School's new principal, and writer Bryan Washington.

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Full Show: Deer Park Fire Update, And Coming To Terms With The South (March 19, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update on the fire at a Deer Park chemical facility, details on how Proposition B will be implemented, and a discussion on lingering notions of the reasons behind the Civil War.

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UPDATE: Company And Texas Officials Say Fire At Deer Park Petrochemical Facility Isn’t Dangerous For Residents

Posted on · ITC says three of the tanks are still on fire and another three are experiencing intermittent fires. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says that, as of 11:30 a.m. on Monday, it hadn't detected "any immediate health concerns at ground level."

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Full Show: Deer Park Chemical Fire, And Houston Airports (March 18, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The latest on the continuing fire at a Deer Park petrochemical facility, answers to your questions about Houston airports, exploring the city's Nigerian community, and the latest on local sports.

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Who Needs the Puppy Bowl? Take a Trip to the Cat Show

Posted on · We all know about the big football-related event happening in Greater Houston lately. No, not that one. I’m talking about The Feline PAW Foundation’s international cat show in Deer Park last weekend (Jan. 28-29, 2017). The theme was, fittingly, “Felines, Football and Fun” and, from the Houston Public Media Cat Entertainment Desk, Michael Hagerty brings […]