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SCOTUS on affirmative action, and UH-Downtown President Loren Blanchard (Nov. 1, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Supreme Court is considering affirmative action, we hear from incumbent County Judge Lina Hidalgo, we'll meet the President of UH-Downtown, and we learn about music in "just intonation."

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Deaths at the Harris County Jail, and the president of the NAACP (Oct. 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn more about a pair of recent deaths at the Harris County Jail and what role overcrowding at the facility may have played. And the national president of the NAACP talks about what needs to be done to achieve racial equity in this country.

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The future of Houston airports, and how cities take shape (Sept. 13, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We learn what millions of dollars being invested in Houston’s airports will mean for air travelers in the future. Then, Houston City Council Member Sallie Alcorn answers questions about issues facing the city. And a longtime city planner reflects on how cities take shape and how that's changing.

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Actor Kevin Bacon, and former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (Sept. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new survey examines the race for Harris County Judge. Then actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael Bacon, aka The Bacon Brothers, talk about their music ahead of a performance in The Woodlands. And former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison reflects on her career and the current state of politics.