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Friday’s Houston Matters: How The Fight For Racial Equality Intersects With LGBTQ Rights (June 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Ongoing concerns about hospital capacity, how the fight for racial equality intersects with the quest for LGBTQ rights, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and overcoming a hearing disability to earn an engineering degree.

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Friday’s Houston Matters: Spike In COVID-19 Cases Strains Health Care Providers, And Surviving As Small Business In A Recession (June 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The recent spike in COVID-19 cases strains area health care providers, how business accelerators work, tips for struggling small businesses, checking in with Harris County's recovery czar, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news.

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Monday’s Show: Businesses Continue To Partially Reopen, The Presidency Of George W. Bush, And Black Mental Health (May 4, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Businesses in Texas continue to partially reopen, a documentary examines the presidency of George W. Bush, issues facing the African American community when it comes to mental health, and an update on sports.

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Friday’s Show: Media Coverage Of The Coronavirus, And Going To Mexico For Health Care (March 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: How the media covers coronavirus, traveling to Mexico for medical procedures, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and music photographer Dave Clements.

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Thursday’s Show: Democrats Take On The DA, And Where Senate Candidates Stand On Health Care (Feb. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Kim Ogg faces criticism from her own party, why some Houstonians are afraid to participate in the census, where the candidates for U.S. Senate stand on health care, what makes a good workplace, and Beethoven’s 250th birthday.

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Monday’s Show: Disputes Between Hospitals And Health Insurers, And TEA Commissioner Mike Morath (Feb. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How contract disputes like the one between Memorial Hermann and Cigna might affect you, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath updates us on the potential takeover of the HISD board, we learn about some popular scams to avoid, and we get an update on Houston sports.

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Thursday’s Show: The Race For Congressional District 22, And Poet Nick Flynn (Jan. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about the race for Congressional District 22, a new study about the health of Harris County, rapper SaulPaul tells his story, and Nick Flynn talks about his new collection of poetry.

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Monday’s Show: Talking About Politics, And Doubts About The Severity Of The Doctor Shortage (Nov. 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A rollback of chemical plant safety measures, improving our national dialogue about politics, a survey casts some doubt on the severity of the doctor shortage, and an update on local sports.

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Full Show: Debate Countdown, Young People On Climate Change, And Medicare For All (Sept. 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Countdown to the Presidential debate at TSU, young people share their thoughts on climate change, the meaning of "Medicare for All," and a choral work based on Anne Frank's diary.