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Requiring Employees To Get Vaccinated (April 27, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist requires employees to be vaccinated, Congressman Al Green fields your questions, physicist Brian Greene finds meaning amid the vastness of time, and former Houstonian Jen Shyu discusses her music.

Coronavirus

Holiday Season A Critical Time To Stop COVID-19 Spread, Houston Hospital Executives Say

Posted on · The Houston Health Department reported a positivity rate of 7.9% on Monday at their COVID-19  testing sites. Harris County officials said Tuesday their number is 8.2%, which is lower than what some hospitals' emergency rooms are seeing right now.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Changes In Reporting On ICU Capacity, And Police Oversight Board Member Discusses Potential Reforms (June 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Releasing Body Camera Video, And Stopping Summer Brain Drain (May 27, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls to release video of recent fatal police shootings, our weekly political roundup, fighting summer brain drain, the effects of spaceflight on the body.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: An Historic Space Launch, And City Councilman Edward Pollard (May 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist CEO Marc Boom, City Councilman Edward Pollard, a new era of American spaceflight, and engineering an open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

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Friday’s Show: Halliburton Layoffs, And Lasting Changes From The Pandemic (May 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Halliburton layoffs, the nation's meat supply, lasting changes from the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and connecting a mother with her newborn while quarantined.