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Lucio execution on hold, and a Holocaust survivor’s story (April 26, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution to Melissa Lucio, who was set to be executed later this week. Also, we get an update on several recent technology stories. And Ruth Steinfeld shares her story of surviving a concentration camp and starting a new life in Houston.

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Six More Officers Indicted For Roles In Botched Harding Street Raid (Jan. 27, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Inside the latest charges against HPD officers for a deadly 2019 drug raid, lessons from the Holocaust for the present day, our weekly political roundup, and celebrating 50 years of Masterpiece.

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Full Show: The Role Of Texas In Wind Energy, And Former NFL Player Martellus Bennett (April 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The role of Texas in the wind industry, reflections on working with Elie Wiesel, former NFL player Martellus Bennett's storytelling initiatives, and the effect of Project Row Houses on the Third Ward.

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Expansion Will Double the Size of Houston’s Holocaust Museum

Posted on · (Above: An artist’s rendering of the renovation and expansion planned for Holocaust Museum Houston. Image Courtesy: HMH) Holocaust Museum Houston has announced plans to more than double its size, making it the nation's fourth-largest Holocaust museum. Some two-thirds of the current museum, located on Caroline Street in the Museum District, will be torn down to […]

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Political Roundup, and Lessons to Learn From Austin: Wednesday’s Show (June 21, 2017)

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. On this week’s edition, we discuss everything from the status of the healthcare bill in the Senate, to Texas joining a ten-state coalition supporting the constitutionality of President Trump's executive order regarding sanctuary cities, to whether or not […]