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Solar power and grid resilience, and MacGyver the Musical (Feb. 11, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Possible missed opportunities for grid resilience, the challenges 3D printed guns create for law enforcement, and MacGyver the Musical makes its world premiere at Stages Houston.

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Can technology fill the void where more police officers are needed? (Dec. 15, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The city considers new technology that identifies where and when shots are fired and alerts police. Can it fill the void of additional law enforcement personnel the city can’t afford?

Immigration

Gonzalez’s nomination for ICE director, in limbo for months, could soon go back to square one

Posted on · Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez was nominated in April and approved by a Senate committee in August. The Senate has until the end of December to hold a floor vote before the entire process has to start over.

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The Responsibility Of Police When They Observe Misconduct (May 10, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Why a state lawmaker went against his party on a controversial bill, the responsibility of police when they see misconduct among fellow law enforcement, and the late Texas lawmaker who some called “the meanest man in Congress.”

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The Murder Trial Of Derek Chauvin, And Families Sue Center Point Over Winter Freeze Deaths (March 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A closer look at three legal proceedings affecting Houston, a conversation with City Councilman David Robinson, how Texas law enforcement agencies use hypnosis in investigations, and artist Jennifer May Reiland discusses her new exhibit.

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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Answers Your Questions (Nov. 17, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers listener questions, what the George Floyd Act proposes, and reflecting on the relationship between George H.W. Bush and James Baker.