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Candidate Interview: Sean Teare (Feb. 15, 2024)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Sean Teare, who’s running for Harris County District Attorney, joins us for a candidate interview. Then, we discuss what happens when the public's right to know bumps up against an individual's right to privacy. And we learn how a simple test involving Black children and a pair of dolls helped end school segregation.

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Candidate Interview: Kim Ogg (Feb. 12, 2024)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Ahead of next month’s primary election, we talk with Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, who’s facing a re-election primary challenge. Then, as the PBS series Gospel airs this week, we talk about some influential Houston artists who've contributed to the genre. And Meg Tapp of The Garden Club of Houston answers listener questions.

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Sean Teare reports big fundraising advantage in bid to beat Harris County DA Kim Ogg in Democratic primary

Posted on · Teare, who left the DA's office to run against Ogg, reported nearly $750,000 in campaign contributions during the first six months of the year. Ogg received nearly $56,000 during the same time span.

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Election investigation, and fighting antisemitism (Nov. 17, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced she is launching an investigation into alleged irregularities at polling places on Election Day. And we discuss what's being done to address antisemitism in Houston.

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Hidalgo staffers hope to disqualify DA Kim Ogg from prosecuting their case (June 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Two staffers for Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo are asking that District Attorney Kim Ogg be disqualified from prosecuting their case, which involves a controversial COVID-19 outreach contract. We learn why. And the new Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Houston Field Office discusses his job and efforts to fight crime in the area.

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