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Full Show: Occidental-Anadarko Merger, And Preventing Radicalization (Aug. 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday Houston Matters: What's next now that Occidental and Anadarko have merged, a former skinhead explains what drives people to hate, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and the 20th anniversary of the musical Rent.

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UYCN Welcomes The Newest “Debbie” From The Doyle And Debbie Show, And ROCO Releases A New CD

Posted on · Actress Chelsea Ryan McCurdy shares tales from her newest show at STAGES Repertory Theatre with Ernie, and Catherine Lu learns about the CD that Hurricane Harvey couldn't stop.

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Full Show: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Final Decisions, And Last Night’s Democratic Presidential Debate Overview (June 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine the U.S. Supreme Court's final opinions as they end their term, Houston Matters' host Craig Cohen gives us an overview of last night's Democratic presidential debate, and we look at efforts to reduce suicides in Harris County jails. We also speak with local American Ninja Warrior Daniel Gil, and the folks involved in the rock opera Speeding Motorcycle.

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Full Show: Kinder Morgan Wins Texas Eminent Domain Challenge, And Wrongful Conviction Compensation Denied (June 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Eminent domain in Texas, why a wrongfully-convicted death row prisoner was denied compensation, the latest developments in national, state and local politics, and the logistical challenges facing the concept of reparation. Plus, Ernie Manouse talks to Seth Andrew Bridges, who stars in the Alley Theatre’s production of The Three Musketeers.

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Full Show: DA Ogg Requests Additional Funds To Hire Prosecutors, And Why We Are Emotionally Attached To Local Brands (June 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Harris County Commissioners Court considers DA Ogg's request for additional prosecutors, and we discuss why we're emotionally attached to local brands, and the evolution of language.

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Full Show: Immigration Plans From Texas Presidential Candidates, And The Week In Politics (May 29, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine what presidential candidates from Texas are proposing regarding immigration reform. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss how to stay active in the Houston heat. And former Houston Oiler Eddie George tries his hand at musical theatre.