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Full Show: Flood Prevention Conference, And Political Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We check in on a Rice University conference on flood prevention. Then, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political news. Then, we compare hurricane recovery efforts in Texas with those in the Caribbean. And a new documentary examines senior citizens in the dating game.

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Full Show: Rules Of The Road, And Theater Director Peter Sellars (Dec. 15, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about a family forced to leave their neighborhood after Harvey. Then, as many Houstonians prepare to hit the roads for the holidays, members of local law enforcement remind us how to be safe and courteous on Houston roadways. Plus, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And Ernie Manouse chats with theater and opera director Peter Sellars.

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Full Show: Back To The Moon, And Money Raised For Harvey Relief (Dec. 12, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss Pres. Trump's decision to send astronauts back to the moon. We take a closer look at where money for Harvey relief is being spent. Author Reza Aslan talks about his book, God: A Human History. And a local artist turns debris found on Houston streets into art.

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Full Show: Harvey’s Impact On The Ship Channel, And New Sexual Harassment Policies (Dec. 11, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: NPR's John Burnett tells us how Harvey has affected the Houston ship channel. We learn about new sexual harassment policies adopted by the Texas House. A veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we discuss the latest on developments in Houston sports.

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Full Show: Job Forecast For 2018, And Healing After Harvey (Dec. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn the forecast for jobs in Houston for 2018. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses her visit to Houston. We discuss how Harvey victims are healing during the holidays. Our panel of non-experts parses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we remember an infamous moment in Houston sports history that happened 40 years ago this weekend.

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Full Show: Hurricane Season Ending, And Greg Louganis (Nov. 30, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We recap the very busy Atlantic hurricane season, which ends today. Then, a group of scientists writes a letter to humanity, warning of looming environmental concerns. Plus, we discuss the stranglehold the oil industry has on the transportation world. And former Olympic diver Greg Louganis talks about his journey with HIV.