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Full Show: The New American Economy, And Stories from the Storm (July 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A Texas firefighters union is urging the City of Baytown to drop its lawsuit, we learn a group called New American Economy released data showing how much Houston's economy is affected by immigrants, and homeowners impacted by Harvey are dropping out of a buyout program, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm', featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on the value of a community in times of need. Then, writer Jeff Balke join Houston Matters for the latest on the developments in Houston Sports.

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Full Show: Heart Transplant Complications, Political Roundup, And A Mariachi Opera (May 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine why heart transplant patients at one Houston hospital have had more complications than others. We get an update on the state of the energy industry and on environmental issues facing the region. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. And we learn about an opera featuring mariachi music.

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Full Show: Lessons From The Columbia Disaster, And Our Unpredictable Texas Weather (Jan. 31, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We look back at the space shuttle Columbia disaster, 15 years later. We discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston. State climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon discusses the roller coaster that is Texas weather. And we learn about Houston Grand Opera's production of Elektra.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Flood Mitigation Projects (Dec. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Our political experts break down the week’s big political stories. We learn about the West Houston Association's call for federal, state, and local funding for future flood mitigation projects. And Houston Grand Opera premieres a new holiday production, The House Without a Christmas Tree.