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Where the abortion fight is headed (Jan. 11, 2024)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn how ongoing United flight cancellations at Bush Airport due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 9 jets is affecting air travel in and out of the city. And we discuss where the abortion fight is headed next.

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Friday’s Show: Education Update, And A Runner Overcomes An Eating Disorder (Jan. 17, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A preview of MLK Day festivities, an update local education issues, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news, and a local marathoner with Olympic hopes overcomes an eating disorder.

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Improving Houston’s Suburbs, and Grieving Substance Abuse: Houston Matters Weekend (January 21, 2017)

Posted on · What makes a great suburb? A report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research examines ways Houston suburbs can improve. The study is based on five case studies of Houston suburbs, including Sugar Land and The Woodlands. On this edition of Houston Matters Weekend, Kyle Shelton, the man behind the research, joins us to […]

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On the Eve of the Houston Marathon — Why Do We Love Running?

Posted on · This Sunday (Jan. 15, 2017) is the annual Houston Marathon, which begins and ends at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Each year, it attracts more than 20,000 and some 200,000 spectators. But what is it about the simple act of watching people run a race that we find so fascinating? We ask Dr. David […]

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‘Houston In Black And White’ and the Houston Marathon: Friday’s Show (January 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 16, 2017) at 9 p.m., Houston Public Media TV 8 will air a special discussion about the relationship between the black and white communities of Houston. It’s called Houston in Black and White, and it asks who we are, how we arrived here and what we can do […]

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