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Full Show: Strategies To Mitigate Flooding, And Starting A Business In Houston (April 16, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: New reports offer strategies for reducing flooding. The parents of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice discuss the latest on his case. We learn what it takes to open a new business in Houston. And a new production of Lolly Willowes involves the show's musicians with the action onstage.

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Full Show: ITC Cleanup Continues, And City Controller Weighs In On Layoffs (March 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The cleanup continues at ITC. The city controller weighs in on the potential for layoffs. A report says the housing crisis puts Houstonians at risk for future flooding. A local veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we learn about the Cougars' trip to the Sweet 16.

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Full Show: Flooding After Harvey, And Stories From Texas (July 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: After flooding on the Fourth of July, we look at what's been done since Harvey to mitigate flooding in Houston. Then, we learn what researchers found on thousands of hours of tapes from NASA’s archives. Plus, a local astronomer answers your questions about stargazing in Greater Houston. And writer W.F. Strong talks about his book Stories From Texas: Some of Them are True.

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Full Show: Flood Mitigation Tactics, And Dealing With Towing Companies (April 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine a new report on ways to prevent flooding. Then, we discuss the future of autonomous vehicles in Houston. Plus, we discuss dealing with towing companies. And we learn about the contributions of women in architecture.

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Full Show: Bullet Train Update, And Buyouts As Flood Prevention (Feb. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A site has been chosen for a proposed high-speed rail station. Plus, we learn more about buyouts as a means to mitigate future flooding. Then, we discuss the challenges of facing early onset Alzheimer's disease. And Jeff Balke walks us through the latest Houston sports stories.