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Monday’s Show: North Houston Cancer Cluster, And Seasonal Affective Disorder (Dec. 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A report finds greater-than-expected numbers of Houston adults developed certain types of cancer in the north Houston neighborhoods of Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens. We learn more.

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Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.

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Thursday’s Show: Special Ed Investigation, Sesame Street At 50, And The Bush Sisters (Nov. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: An investigation into how special education services are doled out to Texas students, a conversation with the puppeteer behind the character Rosita on Sesame Street, former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their new children’s book, and the hosts of The Greatest Generation podcast talking about turning a reluctant love of Star Trek into a career.

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Full Show: Prostitution On The Bissonnet Track, And Strange Houston News (May 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A radical approach to ending prostitution along Bissonnet Street, reflecting on some bizarre news from Houston's past, and Yoonshin Song, the new concertmaster for the Houston Symphony.

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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: School Finance Bill Moves Forward, And St. Luke’s Drops Heart Transplant Funding Appeal (April 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A school finance bill moves forward in Austin, Baylor St. Luke’s drops it appeal of decision to suspend federal funding for its heart transplant program, a new social media site protects users' data, and the annual CounterCurrent festival focuses on inclusiveness.