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Full Show: The UH Medical School, And Comedian Ramy Youssef (May 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: An update on Proposition B, a look at the medical school at UH, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and comedian Ramy Youssef.

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Full Show: Oil Prices Spike, And The Right Way To Treat A Snake Bite (April 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Why oil prices have spiked, addressing bike safety, a suspected serial killer dies in prison, inside the annual Houston Venom Conference, and the latest on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Mayor’s Gun Violence Commission, Jeff Skilling Released, And The Doctor Shortage In Texas (Feb. 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The mayor's commission on gun violence unveils its legislative priorities. Jeff Skilling is released from a halfway house. We discuss efforts to address the doctor shortage in Texas. Writer Valeria Luiselli talks about her latest novel. And we learn about a performance art festival.

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Full Show: Health Care Merger Called Off, And Non-Citizen Voters List (Feb. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The proposed merger between Memorial Hermann and Baylor Scott & White has been called off. Plus, we preview the State of the State address. We learn how area counties are handling lists of possible non-citizen voters. A sociologist explains how racism can persist without racists. And a local theater company throws itself a wake.

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Full Show: Uninsured In Houston, And Our Grackle Infestation (Dec. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine who's uninsured in Greater Houston and why. Then, our local experts break down the latest political stories. Plus, we discuss parallels between Frankenstein and issues in health care today. And we investigate Houston's grackle infestation.

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Full Show: Uninsured Children In Texas, And Former Pres. Obama At Rice (Nov. 29, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about the number of uninsured children in Texas. We discuss Airbnb in Houston. And former Pres. Barack Obama and former Sec. of State James Baker discuss how politics has changed.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Texas Horror Films (Oct. 31, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We preview open enrollment for health care plans in Texas. Our experts break down the latest political stories. Local film critic Dustin Chase discusses Texas movies. And author Joe R. Lansdale tells us about his writing.