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Full Show: The Shutdown’s Effect On Airports, And Harvey Recovery Centers Opening (Jan. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The government shutdown causes a security checkpoint to close at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The City of Houston is opening four Harvey recovery centers. A new book calls into question America’s approach to working for the release of kidnapped journalists. A documentary details the role nutria have come to play in Gulf Coast culture. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Jazmine Barnes Case, And New HSPVA Campus Opens (Jan. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on the murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Then, we tour the new downtown campus for Kinder HSPVA. Plus, a local vet answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Understanding The ACA Ruling, And Favorite Christmas Movies (Dec. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We break down Friday's court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. We discuss what makes a Christmas movie. Veterinarian Lori Teller answers your questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on sports.

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Full Show: Bob McNair’s Football Legacy, And Remembering Activist Ray Hill (Nov. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We discuss Bob McNair's legacy as the owner of the Texans. We remember local civil rights activist Ray Hill. Veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And we learn about some of Houston’s most interesting abandoned buildings.

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Full Show: Hearing On Ft. Bend Graves, And Rules For Holiday Driving (Nov. 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The fate of nearly 100 historic graves in Ft. Bend County may be decided today. We learn about efforts to soften the noise from sonic booms off the Texas coast. We discuss the rules of the road for holiday travel. We hear from former Obama speechwriter David Litt. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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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.