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Full Show: Troops Arrive At The Texas Border, And Improving Teacher Diversity (Nov. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The first U.S. troops have arrived at the Texas border. Plus, we learn about sulfur dioxide emissions from Texas coal plants. Then, we discuss efforts to improve the diversity of teachers around the state. And Jeff Balke updates us on sports.

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Full Show: Sutherland Springs Anniversary, And Houston’s Changing Skyline (Nov. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn how candidates are spending the final hours of campaigning. And we check in on Sutherland Springs a year after the mass shooting there. Plus, we examine ways local governments can change to keep up with Houston's growth. We tour downtown to learn the stories behind Houston's skyscrapers. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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Full Show: HISD Board Reverses Course on Interim Superintendent (Oct. 15, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The HISD board is reversing its recent decision to change interim superintendents. We weigh the pros and cons of Proposition B. We learn about the challenges of preventing HPV. We learn how Harvey affected Houston's Jewish community. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Building Homes in the Flood Plain, and Understanding Your DNA Results (Oct. 8, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn why many new homes are still being built in flood plains. Then, an expert helps us understand the surprises in our ancestry DNA tests. Plus, Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Border Patrol Agent Arrested, and Changes to Texas Social Studies Curriculum (Sept. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about the arrest of a Border Patrol agent in connection with four murders. We learn about changes to social studies curriculum in Texas schools. We examine a recent study about liver cancer. Local veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Warning to Humanity, and Houstonians’ Favorite Books (Sept. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the case of a Dallas police officer fatally shooting a black man in his apartment. Then, scientists warn humanity about impending environmental disasters. Plus, Houstonians discuss their favorite books. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.