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Full Show: Political Party Divisions, And Your Pet Care Questions (Nov. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We recap some political stories that developed over the weekend. We discuss efforts to forge unity within the major political parties. Veterinarian Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on developments in Houston sports.

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Full Show: Astros Championship Parade, And National Women’s Conference (Nov. 3, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters, we report live from the Astros' championship parade. We preview the National Women’s Conference. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we meet the longtime public address announcer for the Astros, Bob Ford.

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Epic Astros Win Is Just The Beginning Of A Crazy Week In Houston Sports

Posted on · Game 5 of the World Series was one for the ages, but that's only the beginning of a crazy week in Houston sports. From a potential title-clinching Game 6 for the Astros on Tuesday night, to Texans players kneeling in protest before their game in Seattle, to the Dynamo heading to the second round of the MLS postseason -- Jeff Balke discusses all the latest in Houston sports.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Intangible Benefits Of The World Series (Oct. 25, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Astros President Reid Ryan discusses the World Series. Our experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas. And what kinds of intangible benefits could a city like Houston gain from its baseball team making the World Series?

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Full Show: World Series Preview, And Author Mark Bowden (Oct. 23, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We preview the Astros-Dodgers World Series. Author Mark Bowden talks about how one battle changed the course of the Vietnam War -- and Americans' attitudes about the conflict back home. Plus Jeff Balke discusses all the other developments in Houston sports.