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Addressing Houston’s Rising Murder Rate, And Riding Out Rising Sea Levels (Nov. 19, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing Houston's rising murder rate, how some Gulf Coast residents plan to handle rising sea levels, a conversation with astronaut and Houston native Loral O’Hara, and reflecting on the contributions of the late columnist Molly Ivins.

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Umair Shah On Departing Harris County Public Health (Nov. 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The county's top public health official explains why he's leaving the job, and we learn about the extra precautions Texas universities are taking in the face of increasing cases of COVID-19.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: SpaceX Launch Delayed, And Forecasting Hurricane Season (May 28, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Weather delays the NASA/SpaceX launch, how hurricane forecasts are made, answers to your questions about wills, trusts, and estate planning, and the financial struggles theater organizations face.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Releasing Body Camera Video, And Stopping Summer Brain Drain (May 27, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls to release video of recent fatal police shootings, our weekly political roundup, fighting summer brain drain, the effects of spaceflight on the body.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: An Historic Space Launch, And City Councilman Edward Pollard (May 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist CEO Marc Boom, City Councilman Edward Pollard, a new era of American spaceflight, and engineering an open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

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Friday’s Show: Making Medical Equipment, And Astronaut Jim Lovell Reflects On Apollo 13 (April 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Local organizations shift focus to making hospital equipment amid the pandemic, astronaut Jim Lovell on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13, how the pandemic is affecting NASA, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news.