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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Marchers Flood Houston Protesting The Death Of George Floyd, And An Update On Tropical Storm Cristobal (June 3, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Reflecting on Tuesday's march for George Floyd, an update on Tropical Storm Cristobal, how local and national leaders have responded to recent protests, and a documentary about the world of competitive spelling.

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Wednesday’s Show: COVID-19 Demographics, And Local Pulitzer Winners (May 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The demographics of COVID-19, our weekly political roundup, conversations with two Pulitzer Prize winners, and a documentary about the origins of the jump shot in basketball.

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Monday’s Show: Businesses Continue To Partially Reopen, The Presidency Of George W. Bush, And Black Mental Health (May 4, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Businesses in Texas continue to partially reopen, a documentary examines the presidency of George W. Bush, issues facing the African American community when it comes to mental health, and an update on sports.

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Tuesday’s Show: Quarantine Fatigue, And City Finances Take A Hit (April 28, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Battling quarantine fatigue, City Controller Chris Brown, Texas farmers and COVID-19, and the life and work of Nobel Prize-winning Houston cancer researcher, Jim Allison.

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Wednesday’s Show: How Texas Oil And Gas Contributes To Greenhouse Gas Increases, And The Best Places To Eat In West Houston (Jan. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The role Texas oil and gas companies play in rises in greenhouse gases, our weekly political roundup, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in west Houston, and a new documentary details Harvey rescue efforts.

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Full Show: Criminal Charges Against ITC, And Restoring Historic Buildings (April 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We explore Harris County’s efforts to prosecute more environmental crimes, we discuss the challenge of restoring historic buildings, and a documentary delves into the mental toll of the Vietnam War.

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Full Show: Harris Co. Dept. Of Education Controversy, And The Weekly Political Roundup (Feb. 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Controversy surrounding the Harris Co. Department of Education. Our weekly political roundup. A look at school finance reform. And the documentary, Where There Is Darkness.

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Full Show: HISD’s Superintendent Search, And A Near-Fatal Spacewalk (Jan. 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We preview tonight's HISD board meeting and learn what community members want in their next superintendent. We examine why so few minorities are head coaches. And we learn about a spacewalk that went awry.

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Full Show: The Shutdown’s Effect On Airports, And Harvey Recovery Centers Opening (Jan. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The government shutdown causes a security checkpoint to close at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The City of Houston is opening four Harvey recovery centers. A new book calls into question America’s approach to working for the release of kidnapped journalists. A documentary details the role nutria have come to play in Gulf Coast culture. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.