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Your Listener Comments on Oil Production and Summer Activiites

Posted on · It’s time again for some of your recent comments, including thoughts on our recent conversation with energy attorney and blogger Jimmy Vallee. He’s written a book about changes in the energy industry. It’s called Giant Shifts: Energy Trends Reshaping America’s Future. And a listener named Jay wrote to us after last month’s discussion about things to […]

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Listener Comments: The Unintended Consequences of ‘Life of Brian’

Posted on · And now, one of your recent comments: Carolyn Sylvan wrote us after our conversation with film critic Joe Leydon about Monty Python and the Holy Grail. She says when she was in 7th grade, her mom encouraged her and a friend to rent the film. She says when the Black Knight scene came on, she laughed […]

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Your Ideas & Feedback on Houston Matters

Posted on · “This is Houston Matters, a weekly look at the people, places, issues and ideas affecting our lives here in Greater Houston…” That’s how we launched Houston Matters just over three years ago, on April 26, 2013. It was a simple, yet lofty notion: explore all that encompasses the Greater Houston region. Of course, we ramped […]

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Listeners Weigh in on Planned Parenthood and Open Carry Discussions

Posted on · And now, some of your recent comments: Planned Parenthood Teresa wrote us following our panel’s discussion on The Good, The Bad and The Ugly about a Harris County grand jury’s decision not to indict Planned Parenthood, but rather to indict the anti-abortion activists who sought to trap the organization in an undercover video sting. She […]

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Your Listener Comments on Food Deserts, Sleep Disorders and Engaging Veterans

Posted on · Now, for some of your recent comments, including thoughts on a recent conversation regarding food deserts in Houston, a reaction to Ty Mahany’s story about how to thank and engage with veterans, and some listeners’ thoughts on something sleep expert Dr. Richard Castriotta said in a recent segment that addressed sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea. We welcome […]

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Your News 88.7 Feedback: Thursday’s Show (December 17, 2015)

Posted on · As we close in on the end of 2015, we offer you an opportunity to share your thoughts about the programs and services you hear each day on News 88.7 FM. From Houston Matters, to reports from News 88.7 journalists, to the programs we produce and present — any questions or comments you have are […]

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Listener Comments: Pet Peeves, Millenials and Faith and More Time Capsule Predictions

Posted on · From time to time, we hear some of your recent comments. Today we hear thoughts about our recent airing of Houstonians’ pet peeves, our discussion concerning why Millenials are choosing not to affiliate with any particular religion, and some late additions to our recent time capsule predictions for what Greater Houston will be like in 2045.

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Listener Comments on the Astrodome, Confederate Heroes Day, and Houston’s Greatest Mistakes

Posted on · From time to time we share some of your recent comments about Houston Matters. Today we have thoughts from listeners about people’s concern over the fate of the Astrodome while neglecting the fates of other historic structures around the city. We  also share some thoughts on a bill calling for the replacement of Confederate Heroes Day in […]

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Listener Comments on Grand Juries and Happiness in Houston

Posted on · From time to time, we share some of your recent comments about Houston Matters. During our discussion Monday with Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson about her wish to see changes to the grand jury selection process, which could result in younger juries, Travis wrote in to say how much he enjoyed serving on a jury. […]

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Listener Comments: Why Waller Co. Landfill Isn’t a Case of NIMBY

Posted on · We share some feedback from your fellow listeners about recent programs, including some thoughts from Wayne Dolcefino, President of Dolcefino Consulting. The former longtime investigative reporter for KTRK ABC 13 has been consulting and investigating for opponents of the proposed landfill off Highway 6 near Hempstead in Waller County, northwest of Houston. He tells us why he thinks […]