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Full Show: End-Of-Life Care, And Re-Negotiating NAFTA (April 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: In light of former First Lady Barbara Bush’s decision to seek comfort care, we discuss how medical specialists work with patients and their families to make those decisions. Then, we discuss the re-negotiation of NAFTA. Plus, we learn the forgotten story behind the creation of the Astros' iconic rainbow uniforms. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Troops At The Border, And Repealing A Constitutional Amendment (April 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about Texas National Guard troops being deployed to the border. Then, we discuss the process of repealing a constitutional amendment. Plus, veterinarian Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And we get an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Age Limits For Tackle Football, And Houston’s Connections To New Orleans (April 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on an incident at the Chevron Phillips facility in Baytown. Then, we discuss potential age limits on tackle football. Plus, we learn about Houston's connections to New Orleans as that city celebrates its tricentennial. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Mayor’s New Commission To End Gun Violence, And Public Education Leadership Dilemma (March 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Mayor Turner's new commission to end gun violence and we learn what continuity of leadership – or the lack thereof – can have on public education. Then, writer Aminatta Forna discusses her latest novel, ‘Happiness.’ And Jeff Balke gives us an overview of Houston sports.

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Full Show: Housing Settlement, And Updating Transportation Projects (March 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about an agreement to settle a housing violation by the City of Houston. Then, we get an update on numerous local transportation projects. Plus, Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on the latest Houston sports news.

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Full Show: CERAWeek, And What Braille Can Teach Us About The Brain (March 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn why there are so many Congressional seats in the Houston area up for grabs this year. Then, we learn about about a couple conferences happening in Houston this week: the energy summit CERAWeek and a gathering of Braille experts and researchers. Plus deli icon Ziggy Gruber talks about his craft. And Jeff Balke discusses the week in sports.