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Ramp connecting 59 with 610 set to close for two years, and a farewell to Andrés Orozco-Estrada (April 29, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A major highway closure begins this weekend, we find out who the Texans selected in the NFL Draft, we learn what "agrihoods" are, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and Andrés Orozco-Estrada talks about his tenure with the Houston Symphony ahead of his final concert.

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COVID-19’s effect on hospitals after two years, and ask the veterinarian (April 18, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Area hospitals continue to assess the financial damage caused by the pandemic over the last two years, a local veterinarian answers your questions, and we get an update on Houston sports.

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Development in Houston, the week in politics, and myths about The Alamo (Feb. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Debating whether to invest in early childhood programs, Houston's high ranking for real estate development over the past decade, the week in politics, and challenging some sacred myths about The Alamo.

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The Ion development agreement, and a veteran helps resettle Afghan refugees (Nov. 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston City Council approves an agreement with the Ion developers, and an Afghanistan veteran shares how working to resettle refugees from that country helped him process his experiences from the war.

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What The Texas Supreme Court Ruling Means For Harris County’s Mask Lawsuit (Aug. 16, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: What this weekend's temporary ruling from the state's highest court means in the battle over mask mandates, a new podcast examines the deadly power failure six months ago, how to disaster-proof new development in the city, and an update on local sports.

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Full Show: Pressing For Disaster Relief Funds, Political Roundup, And Musician Pete Yorn (June 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: An update on the heavy rain affecting the region, efforts to get disaster relief money owed to Texas, our weekly political roundup, Houston's best themed restaurants, and musician Pete Yorn performs two new singles.