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Bringing In More Nurses And Other COVID-19 News (Aug. 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The latest on COVID-19 from the head of St. Luke’s Health, our weekly political roundup, how Southern Blacks fared in Texas during Reconstruction and under Jim Crow, and how local concert venues and musicians are dealing with the COVID-19 surge.

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Which Texas Teachers Stand To Get A Big Raise (May 18, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We find out which Texas teachers are in for a big pay bump, City Councilmember Karla Cisneros fields your questions, and acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman discusses his concerts with the Houston Symphony this weekend.

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Mayor Turner’s New Police Reforms (April 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The mayor unveils a new set of police reforms, helping some students continue to learn in a virtual environment even when the pandemic is over, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and the history of Houston's forgotten week-long festival, No-Tsu-Oh.

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How Flood Projects Can Do More Than Just Prevent Floods (Jan. 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: What Houston-area representatives said during the impeachment proceedings, the secondary benefits of flood control projects, and what the new legislative session might mean for the oil and gas industry.

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Men And Women Differently (Nov. 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: HISD votes on making Grenita Lathan its permanent superintendent, how COVID-19 is affecting men and women differently, Houstonians celebrate Diwali, and an exhibit about jazz funerals in New Orleans.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: Government’s Response To COVID-19 ‘Exposed’, And NYT Columnist Charles Blow On Race Relations (Sept. 28, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A Houston Chronicle investigation examines how all levels of government failed to prepare for the pandemic, NYT columnist Charles Blow discusses race relations, a local dentist answers your questions, and we get an update on the Texans and Astros.

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Thursday’s Show: Life After We Flatten The Curve, And A Homeowners Association Controversy In Sharpstown (April 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What life might look like after we flatten the COVID-19 curve, how the pandemic is affecting teachers, a homeowners association controversy in Sharpstown, and a paramedic helping with the pandemic.

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Thursday’s Show: Coronavirus Vaccine Developed In Houston, And Diversity At The Rodeo (March 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What local physicians are seeing regarding coronavirus fears, a Houston company claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19, and the diverse lineup of performers at this year's rodeo.