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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.

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35 Years: Houstonians Affected by HIV/AIDS and Their Historical Accounts

Posted on · Today (Dec. 1, 2016) is World AIDS Day, a new oral history project has been launched to collect the stories of Houstonians affected by the disease. The oH Project (The Oral History Project) has been founded to collect, preserve, and make available the painful, heroic, and inspiring experiences of people impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Houston, […]

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Rich and Poor Divide, and How Schools Affect Property Values: Thursday’s Show (December 1, 2016)

Posted on · Houston’s high-poverty areas have quadrupled since 1980, according to a new report from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research. The county’s upper-income census tracts tend to be more homogeneous — meaning that individuals with similar levels of income live in the same place. The researchers said this trend has been amplified over time, with […]