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Full Show: Phillip Aronoff Candidate Interview, And Developing The First Artificial Heart (Aug. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn what's at state at a key DACA hearing tomorrow. Then, we begin our series of interviews with candidates running in the November election. Plus, we learn how the first fully functioning artificial heart was developed. And we take a behind-the-scenes look at Houston's 311 call center.

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Full Show: Texas A&M’s Role At Los Alamos, And NASA Goes To The Sun (Aug. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Stafford schools look to ensure safety after funding was cut for security officers. We examine why Houston immigration judges are less likely to grant asylum. We learn what Texas A&M's role might be as part of the new group managing Los Alamos National Laboratory. Then, we learn about NASA's new mission to the sun. Author Reza Aslan discusses his book, God: A Human History. And we visit to Houston's 311 call center.

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BP Spill and Small Businesses: Thursday’s Show (May 5, 2016)

Posted on · It's been six years since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent spill, which devastated several state coastlines along the Gulf of Mexico. Last month, a federal judge approved a more than $20 billion settlement between BP and plaintiffs, including the federal government, Texas, four other Gulf Coast states and hundreds of local municipalities. That settlement […]