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Full Show: Crack Down On Overserving At Houston Bars, And Judge Ed Emmett (Dec. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss the latest efforts to crack down on overserving at Houston bars, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett joins us for another Houston Matters' exit interview, we review the year in immigration with News 88.7's Elizabeth Trovall, and our “non-experts” joins us to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the weeks' news. 

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Full Show: Birthright Citizenship, and Divided Views on Immigration in Texas (Oct. 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Pres. Trump wants to end the practice of birthright citizenship. We examine how opinions on immigration vary across Texas. We discuss how to deal with an Alzheimer's diagnosis. A photographer documents the changing scene along the U.S.-Mexico border. And we learn about efforts to save the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken.

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Full Show: Report Examines Houston’s Immigrant Population, and Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas (Sept. 20 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A new report takes an in-depth look at Houston’s immigration population. Citizens are being asked to weigh in on flood-prevention priorities. Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas talks about being undocumented. And we look back at the “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match held at the Astrodome in 1973.

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Full Show: Texas A&M’s Role At Los Alamos, And NASA Goes To The Sun (Aug. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Stafford schools look to ensure safety after funding was cut for security officers. We examine why Houston immigration judges are less likely to grant asylum. We learn what Texas A&M's role might be as part of the new group managing Los Alamos National Laboratory. Then, we learn about NASA's new mission to the sun. Author Reza Aslan discusses his book, God: A Human History. And we visit to Houston's 311 call center.

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Full Show: Immigration Issues In Houston, And Author Jon Meacham On ‘The Soul of America’ (May 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss how the Brown v. Board of Education ruling is reflected in Houston schools today. Then, News 88.7's Elizabeth Trovall updates us on immigration issues in the region. Plus, writer Jon Meacham talks about his latest book, The Soul of America. And writer Aja Gabel discusses setting her debut novel in the intense dynamic of a group of young chamber musicians.