Crime Scene: Texas Killing Fields

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Why a stretch of highway near Houston was ripe to become the ‘Texas Killing Fields’

Posted on · Investigative reporter Lise Olsen explains why a stretch of I-45 became an opportune place for serial killers. And she discusses the latest on the four murders that are the focus of the new Netflix series she's featured in, Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields.

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Full Show: Southern Baptist Convention, And Inside The School Finance Reform Bill (June 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update from the Southern Baptist Convention, the school finance reform bill, gender equality in music, LGBTQ portrayal in film and TV, and poet Ocean Vuong.

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Full Show: Oil Prices Spike, And The Right Way To Treat A Snake Bite (April 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Why oil prices have spiked, addressing bike safety, a suspected serial killer dies in prison, inside the annual Houston Venom Conference, and the latest on Houston sports.

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Houston’s Second Baptist And Brentwood Baptist Churches Cleared By SBC

Posted on · The Houston Chronicle's Lise Olsen explains why a Southern Baptist Convention committee cleared the two Houston churches in an investigation regarding how they’ve handled sexual abuse claims.

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Full Show: Remembering Stan Lee, And Howard Hughes The Womanizer (Nov. 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn why authorities have searched the offices of a prominent attorney. Plus, we remember comic book icon Stan Lee. Then, writer Karina Longworth uses Howard Hughes to illustrate some of the challenges women faced in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Plus, we discuss the contributions of women in the arts. And we meet Houston's new youth poet laureate.

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Full Show: Stress After The 2016 Election, And A Lost Boy Of Sudan (May 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about hotspots of the dangerous chemical dioxin found in some area waterways. Then, a new study seems to indicate an increase in stress after the 2016 election. Plus, a former Lost Boy of Sudan shares his story. And we bid farewell to Houston Public Media's Edel Howlin.

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Full Show: Harvey’s Environmental Impact, And High Schoolers Bridging The Political Divide (March 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey. Then, some high school students have created an event aimed at bridging the nation's political divide. Also, we discover how NASA is using virtual reality technology. And we learn about efforts to preserve an historic fire station in Galveston.

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Full Show: Houston Time-Savers, And War-Toys (Feb. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss ways to save time in Houston and welcome your time-saving tips. Our non-experts break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. And a photo exhibit uses some unusual methods to show the plight of children in war zones.

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Houston’s Hidden Treasures, and The 1970s I-45 Houston to Galveston Murders: Thursday (April 27, 2017)

Posted on · Houston is a big city, home to a number of popular attractions. We have popular restaurants like Ninfa's and House of Pies. We have NASA, the Livestock Show and Rodeo and the Galleria — all kinds of things that are old standbys that most people probably know about. But what about the more obscure stuff? […]

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