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Full Show: Mexico Trade Deal, And Todd Litton Candidate Interview (Aug 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine what the new, tentative trade deal with Mexico could mean for Houston. We continue our series of candidate interviews with Todd Litton, who's running for Congressional District 2. Then, local comedians discuss the fine art of being funny in a politically correct world. And Julie Beasley talks about her children's book, H is for Harvey.

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Full Show: Commuting Alone, And Dealing With Sewage Overflows (Aug. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn why about 80 percent of Houston commuters drive to work by themselves. Plus, a local nonprofit is taking the city to task over violations of the Clean Water Act. We discuss what podcasts you're listening to. And we visit some local gathering spots built around playing the games.

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What Could Proposed Changes To The Endangered Species Act Mean For Critters — And Business — In Texas?

Posted on · The Trump administration has proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act. Houston Matters discusses what that could mean for creatures in need of protection in the Lone Star State as well as the oil and gas industry here.

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Full Show: Helping LGBTQ Veterans, And Digging For Dinosaurs In Texas (July 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Congress needs to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires July 31. A new study looks at a major cause for pedestrian accidents. We learn about new efforts to help Houston's LGBTQ veterans. We go digging for dinosaurs in Texas. And we learn about Houston's Afro-Latin Dance Fest.

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Full Show: Affirmative Action Rescinded, And Millennials (July 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We talk with a parent of Santa Fe High School about receiving metal detectors at the school, and News 88.7 Allison Lee checks up on allegations of mistreatment of migrants at the border. We discuss concerns about the relevance and future of affirmative action in college admissions, Millennials talk about what makes their generation unique, then we talk about addiction on college campuses and how students can get help.