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Monday’s Show: Disputes Between Hospitals And Health Insurers, And TEA Commissioner Mike Morath (Feb. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How contract disputes like the one between Memorial Hermann and Cigna might affect you, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath updates us on the potential takeover of the HISD board, we learn about some popular scams to avoid, and we get an update on Houston sports.

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Friday’s Show: Education Update, And A Runner Overcomes An Eating Disorder (Jan. 17, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A preview of MLK Day festivities, an update local education issues, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news, and a local marathoner with Olympic hopes overcomes an eating disorder.

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Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.

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Tuesday’s Show: How A State Takeover Of HISD Would Work, And Practicing Haitian Vodou (Dec. 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine the history of the Port Neches chemical plant where explosions and a fire occurred last week. An expert walks us through how the impending state takeover of the HISD board might work. A bug expert answers your questions. And we meet a local practitioner of the Haitian Vodou religion.

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Friday’s Show: The State Takeover Of HISD, And Cycling Fatalities (Nov. 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Inside the state takeover of the HISD board, cycling fatalities outside the city's urban core, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and religious historian Karen Armstrong on how we approach and interpret scripture.