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Full Show: Air Conditioning In Texas Prisons, And What The Legislature Accomplished For Children (Aug. 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The latest in a lawsuit over heat in Texas prisons, how newly passed laws might affect Texas kids, veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers listener questions, and an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Houston Reacts To Mass Shootings, And The Lingering Health Effects Of Extreme Weather (Aug. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We discuss how Greater Houston has responded to weekend shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. We learn how extreme weather affects our bodies long after it's over. We examine concerns over the 1-45 redevelopment project. And Jeff Balke updates us Houston sports.

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Full Show: Preventing Fatal Highway Accidents, ITC Fire Cleanup Continues, The Future of St. Luke’s, And Ask The Veterinarian (July 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We discuss measures to prevent highway fatalities in Houston, the continued cleanup from the ITC Deer Park fire and the future of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. We also answer your pet care questions and give an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Preventing HIV/AIDS, And How Air Conditioning Shaped Houston (July 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Efforts to prevent new cases of HIV/AIDS, how air conditioning shaped the city, two astronauts from different eras have a conversation, and the latest on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Complaints Against A Faith-Based Health Share Company, And The Rockets Land Russell Westbrook (July 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Consumer complaints against a faith-based health share company, the Rockets acquire a former MVP, what drives Texas voters to the polls, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the weeks' news, and Houstonians' favorite hidden gems.

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Full Show: Affordable Care Act Case In Texas, And Rerouting I-45 (July 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn what a Texas court case could mean for the Affordable Care Act, we discuss plans to re-rout I-45 through downtown, we meet the first woman to serve in NASA’s Mission Control, and Jeff Balke updates us on sports.

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Full Show: Vetting Sources In Breaking News, And Plans To Eliminate Student Debt (July 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How news organizations vet their sources during breaking news, how plans to eliminate student debt might work, a firsthand account of the situation at the Texas-Mexico border, and an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: HISD’s New State Funds, And Writer Elliot Ackerman (June 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How HISD should spend new state funds, reviewing the bills Gov. Abbott vetoed, looking back at the Beaumont race riots of 1943, writer Elliot Ackerman returns to where he fought in Iraq, and an update on Houston sports.