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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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Full Show: Teachers Protest Potential State Takeover, Free Speech On Campus, & Houston Bugs (Aug. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Teachers rally against a potential state takeover of HISD, a new free speech law for Texas colleges, a local bug expert answers your questions, and singer Martha Davis talks about her career.

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Full Show: Crosby ISD Audit, And The Political Roundup (Feb. 20, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: An audit of Crosby ISD, our weekly political roundup, answers to your questions about bugs and insects, and improving the relationship between journalists and activists.

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A Houston Entomologist Fields Your Insect Questions

Posted on · (Above: A monarch butterfly. Image Courtesy of Texan by Nature) Dare to step outside of your air-conditioned world, and you’ll find Houston offers a unique ecosystem, filled with interesting, creepy crawly things – insects of all manner of size and shape. Ever see one of our many-legged insect friends and wonder: “Just what is that thing?” We […]