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COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Houston Are On Pace To Set A New Record (Aug. 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The region is on pace to exceed 4,000 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, City Council Member Carolyn Evans-Shabazz answers your questions, and how air conditioning shaped Houston's growth.

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How Rising COVID Numbers Are Affecting One Local Hospital System (July 23, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: As the county raises its COVID threat level, Memorial Hermann's chief physician explains how rising case numbers are affecting his hospitals. And we correct some misconceptions about the life of pirate Jean Lafitte.

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How The Power Outage Affected Hospitals Amid A Pandemic, And Grocery Stores Work To Meet Demand (Feb. 22, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday’s show: We learn how last week’s freezing weather and power outages affected local hospitals fighting a pandemic, and we discuss how grocery stores are working to meet customer demand for food and bottled water.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Why School Districts Are Pushing Back Against County Health Experts (Aug. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday’s show: Why ten area superintendents have signed a letter opposing back-to-school recommendations from county health officials, addressing health care worker fatigue, Kam Franklin of The Suffers discusses her career, and Robin Kesselman prepares for a solo performance for the series Live From Jones Hall.