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Full Show: Effect of Kavanaugh Hearings on Sen. Cruz, and John Kerry (Sept. 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We examine Sen. Cruz's position on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Former Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his book, Every Day Is Extra. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And Houston writer Christopher Flakus talks about Houston's Chicano literature scene.

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LibroFEST 2015 Celebrates Latino Writers and Literature

Posted on · Hispanic Heritage Month continues through Oct.15, and Latino writers and literature will be celebrated this Saturday at the annual LibroFEST, being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Houston Public Library€™s Central Library downtown. The event kicks off with a screening of €œWar and Peace,€ the third episode in PBS€™ six-part series Latino […]

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School Construction and LibroFEST: Thursday’s Show (October 1, 2015)

Posted on · In 2012, Houston voters approved a $1.9 billion bond program to rebuild and renovate 40 schools. Now, district administrators say they are $200 million short due to construction market inflation; a teachers union rep and a school board member want an outside audit. On this edition of Houston Matters, we examine this budget battle over […]

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Third Annual LibroFEST Celebrates Latino Writers and Literature

Posted on · Hispanic Heritage Month continues through Oct.15, and Latino writers and literature will be celebrated this Saturday at the annual LibroFEST, being held from noon to 8 p.m. at the Houston Public Library’s Flores Neighborhood Library in the East End. The event features writing workshops, a discussion with award-winning author Diane Gonzales Bertrand, and a performance by […]

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Payday Lenders, Fracking Water and LibroFEST: Houston Matters for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Posted on · You’ve seen them all over Greater Houston – and maybe you’ve even had to use one: payday or auto title loan centers. Customers short on cash can get a high-interest loan due at their next payday or they can borrow money with the title to their car as collateral. On this edition of Houston Matters, […]