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The most dangerous intersections in Houston (March 17, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A study identifies the Houston-area intersections with the most car crashes. Plus: How a recent court ruling stemming from Houston might set precedent for future cases related to hostile work environments. And we visit the largest exhibition ever assembled of works by M.C. Escher.

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Law Enforcement Leaders Address Growing Violent Crime In Greater Houston (Nov. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address rising violent crime, a city program helps musicians harmed by the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a new exhibit hall opens at the MFAH.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Lessons From New York, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (July 7, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: COVID-19 lessons from New York, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, why education advocates encourage parents to enroll their kids in pre-K programs despite the pandemic, and exploring what it's meant to be a black artist.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Changes In Reporting On ICU Capacity, And Police Oversight Board Member Discusses Potential Reforms (June 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Life Inside The Harris County Jail In A Pandemic, And Seeking The Shelter Of Bankruptcy (June 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Protesters rally for police reform at Houston City Council, Texas companies seek the shelter of bankruptcy, first-person accounts of life inside the Harris County Jail in a pandemic, and the new reality at the MFAH.

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Wednesday’s Show: Nigerian Travel Ban, The Week In Politics, And Norman Rockwell’s Granddaughter (Feb. 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: What the Nigerian travel ban means for the local community, we discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup, a local dentist answers listener questions, and Norman Rockwell's granddaughter shares some lesser-known aspects of his life.