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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.

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Full Show: Problems With The Texas Permanent School Fund, And Proposed Driving Test Changes (March 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Problems with The Texas Permanent School Fund, potential changes to the driver’s license test, questions for a local allergy doctor, and Houston sports.

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Houston’s Second Baptist And Brentwood Baptist Churches Cleared By SBC

Posted on · The Houston Chronicle's Lise Olsen explains why a Southern Baptist Convention committee cleared the two Houston churches in an investigation regarding how they’ve handled sexual abuse claims.

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Full Show: Southern Baptist Investigation Update, And Helping Institutions Prevent Abuse (Feb. 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Southern Baptist Convention clears seven churches under investigation. We discuss how institutions can prevent sex abuse. A local dentist answers your questions. And a new play parodies the wellness industry.

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Full Show: Cargo Plane Crash Investigation, And Houston Pet Peeves (Feb. 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Investigating the crash of Atlas Air Flight 3591. Plus, Houstonians share their pet peeves. And an update on the Astros and Rockets.

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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.