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Full Show: Crosby ISD Audit, And The Political Roundup (Feb. 20, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: An audit of Crosby ISD, our weekly political roundup, answers to your questions about bugs and insects, and improving the relationship between journalists and activists.

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Full Show: Bail Reform Lawsuit, The History Of Blackface, And Musician John Oates (Feb. 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Bail bond companies sue the county. We explore the history of blackface. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And John Oates pays homage to his roots.

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Full Show: Sexual Abuse At Southern Baptist Churches, And Holocaust Survivor Jacob Eisenbach (Feb. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about sexual abuse at Southern Baptist churches. We discuss the legacy of the Carter administration. A Holocaust survivor shares his story. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Remembering Stan Lee, And Howard Hughes The Womanizer (Nov. 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn why authorities have searched the offices of a prominent attorney. Plus, we remember comic book icon Stan Lee. Then, writer Karina Longworth uses Howard Hughes to illustrate some of the challenges women faced in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Plus, we discuss the contributions of women in the arts. And we meet Houston's new youth poet laureate.

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Full Show: Understanding the Ballot, and Houston’s Baseball History (Oct. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Local journalist Nancy Barnes discusses her new role with NPR. Then, a local group is lobbying in Washington against a Trump administration rule change that could affect many immigrants. Plus, we break down what will be on the ballot in the upcoming election. We look back at the history of baseball in the Bayou City. And we go inside Rice University's presentation of the play She Kills Monsters.