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Uber Threatens to Leave and the Cleburne Cafeteria Burns: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. On this edition, we discuss: Uber’s threats […]

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Reopening Outlying Jails and Planned Parenthood Sues: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. On this edition, we discuss: Harris […]

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Final Four, Port of Houston, and Spelling Bee: Friday’s Show (April 1, 2016)

Posted on · The NCAA men’s college basketball Final Four tournament takes place this weekend here in Houston. It’s, in many ways, a sort of dress rehearsal for next year’s Super Bowl. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about the final preparations for — and potential impact of — this weekend’s national […]

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Election Oddities and 59 Diner Closes: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week we discuss: some oddities […]

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No Historical Racing: Friday’s Show (March 4, 2016)

Posted on · Back in September (Sept. 11, 2015), we discussed the concept of  “historical racing.” It’s a practice at Texas racetracks where old horse races are replayed on a screen with no identifying traits that would allow you to recognize the race, the horse or the outcome. It allows players to bet on a simulation of a real race […]

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Chief McClelland Retiring and An Enormous Cross: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week: some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it all. This week, Tamara Tabo, Charles Kuffner […]

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Next Year’s Super Bowl and HISD Budget Woes: Friday’s Show (February 5, 2016)

Posted on · Sunday’s Super Bowl reminds us that Houston’s turn to host the annual NFL championship game — and all the hype and spectacle that comes with it — is just a year away. A delegation of Houston officials are attending Sunday’s game to observe the event in preparation for next year. Among them: Kevin Hoffman, Executive Director of the […]

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Mayor’s Pothole Promise & an Indictment in the Sandra Bland Case: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. Today, Tamara Tabo, Ty Mahany and […]

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Children’s Behavior in Restaurants and a Curly Haired Cheerleader: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. Today, Tamara Tabo, Ty Mahany and […]

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DuPont One Year Later: Friday’s Show (November 13, 2015)

Posted on · Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the fatal leak at the DuPont chemical plant in La Porte that killed four workers. We discuss what’s been learned since the accident on today’s Houston Matters, as we talk with Houston Chronicle investigative reporter Lise Olsen. Also this hour: ASQ’s Quality Education Conference and Workshop takes place this […]

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Presidental Debate Coming to UH and Abbott Jinxes the Astros: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn each Friday to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. This week attorney Tamara […]

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Living in the Community You Serve: Friday’s Show (October 16, 2015)

Posted on · Recently, the Houston City Council contemplated whether to pay police officers more money to live in the city and closer to the communities they serve. Council members shelved the topic after struggling to find common ground. It’s not a new concept, and not unique to law enforcement. Some propose it’s beneficial for educators to live where […]

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HERO Ruling, Indictment Against Perry Dismissed: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From the Texas Supreme Court’s ruling on HERO, to a state appeals court throwing out one of two indictments against former Texas Governor Rick Perry, to NASA’s call for sustained funding: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised of: The Business Makers […]

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Only in Houston and Fashion Designer Chloe Dao: Friday’s show (July 31, 2015)

Posted on · Houston touts many wonderful qualities. There’s a variety of restaurants and cuisine, a high employment rate, and diverse cultures. Of course, living in the 4th largest city in the country has its drawbacks. The traffic and the humidity are probably high on everyone’s list. At some point, whether you’re originally from Houston or not, you’ve […]

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Hazing, the Alamo and a Sasquatch Attack: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of non-experts to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. Today: Mary Flood, a Houston attorney […]