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How Strong is The Force in Houston? Star Wars Fans Weigh In

Posted on · Forty years ago today, the original Star Wars film was released in theaters. We note the anniversary, and listen back to Maggie Martin’s May 2015 conversation with Houston-based Star Wars fan Kristen Lee Ohanyan, who heads up Star Wars and Jedi Enthusiasts of Houston, along with fellow fans Marcus Schaefer and Matthew Shields.

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Voter ID, The Full Menu, and Star Wars Fans: Wednesday’s Show (May 6, 2015)

Posted on · Last week, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Veasey v. Perry, a challenge to the Texas voter ID law. In a federal district court ruling, Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled there was “compelling evidence” that Senate Bill 14, enacted in 2013, was passed with the intent to discriminate against minority […]