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Harris County gun buybacks get nearly $1.1 million in funding from commissioners

Posted on · Up to eight gun buyback events will be held by the county, potentially starting in November, that aim to reduce instances of gun violence and gun-related deaths. They'll be structured similarly to a buyback event held in Houston in August.

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An averted railroad strike, and the NPR Politics Podcast comes to Houston (Sept. 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: What we avoided from a possible rail worker strike. Then, the first of many interviews with candidates from local elections. And we learn all about the world of bats!

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Bond proposal headed to voters, and previewing Houston Restaurant Weeks (Aug. 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Voters will get to decide in November whether Harris County can issue around $1 billion in bonds for infrastructre spending. Then, we discuss the week in politics. We preview the menus for Houston Restaurant Weeks. And we reflect on the disaster that was Woodstock '99.

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Development in Houston, the week in politics, and myths about The Alamo (Feb. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Debating whether to invest in early childhood programs, Houston's high ranking for real estate development over the past decade, the week in politics, and challenging some sacred myths about The Alamo.