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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Clearing Up A COVID Test Backlog, And Grading Houston On Inclusivity (Sept. 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Clearing up a backlog of COVID-19 tests, Houston falls behind in racial and economic equity, a look at the movie Antebellum by Houston’s Gerard Bush, and stories from the integration of Texas football.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: Tropical Weather Approaches, And Breweries Adapt To COVID-19 (Aug. 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: An update on Tropical Storms Laura and Marco, how breweries are adjusting to social distancing regulations, answers to your pet care questions, and an update on sports.

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Friday’s Houston Matters: COVID-19 In The Latino Community, And High School Football In The Pandemic (Aug. 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Why Latinos are dying of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates, high school football tackles the coronavirus, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and Mark Rothko's son discusses renovations to the Rothko Chapel.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Why School Districts Are Pushing Back Against County Health Experts (Aug. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday’s show: Why ten area superintendents have signed a letter opposing back-to-school recommendations from county health officials, addressing health care worker fatigue, Kam Franklin of The Suffers discusses her career, and Robin Kesselman prepares for a solo performance for the series Live From Jones Hall.

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Friday’s Houston Matters: Tropical Weather Approaching, And Forming Coronavirus Bubbles (July 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An update on tropical weather in the gulf, the benefits of forming coronavirus "bubbles," The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a preview of the shortened Astros season.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: Women’s Suffrage Centennial, And Having Difficult Conversations About Race (July 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: An update on COVID-19, recent unemployment numbers, reflecting on women's fight for voting rights 100 years later, and writer Ijeoma Oluo discusses her book, So You Want To Talk About Race.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: The Role Of Violence In Political Change (June 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Examining the role violence and riots have played in political change throughout history, an uptick in COVID-19 cases at some area hospitals, and the NBA's plan to return to action.

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Monday’s Show: A Potential Second Wave Of COVID-19, & Poet Jericho Brown (May 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: An update on COVID-19 in Greater Houston, what a potential second wave of the virus might mean, vocational training programs find ways to continue, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown.

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Wednesday’s Show: COVID-19 Demographics, And Local Pulitzer Winners (May 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The demographics of COVID-19, our weekly political roundup, conversations with two Pulitzer Prize winners, and a documentary about the origins of the jump shot in basketball.

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Tuesday’s Show: Energy Industry Update, And Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (April 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update on how the pandemic is affecting the energy industry, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions, how the pandemic is affecting animal shelters, and a novel set during the 1918 influenza outbreak.