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The State of Houston’s Arts and Culture: Friday’s show (April 15, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we conclude our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in arts and culture, with News 88.7’s arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop.

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Voter ID Law and Fountain View Apartments Dispute: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From the Texas Voter ID law heading back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, to the opposition to a proposed mixed-income apartment complex near The Galleria, to a new report that says Houstonians wasted even more time in traffic in 2015: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. Our panel of non-experts this […]

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Recycling and Houston As a Spring Break Destination: Friday’s Show (March 18, 2016)

Posted on · Last Friday (March 11, 2016), Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a new proposed contract with Waste Management, which — if approved by the City Council next week — would allow the city to continue to offer recycling services without disruption for the next two years. Mayor Turner had balked at Waste Management’s initial contract offer as […]

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SCOTUS to Hear Immigration Case & Annise Parker Goes to Harvard: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to weigh in on the Lone Star State’s challenge to Pres. Obama’s deferred action immigration programs, to former Mayor Annise Parker becoming a resident fellow at Harvard, to the University of Houston possibly shut out of hosting a GOP Presidential debate: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s […]

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Happy Houston and Finding Lost Pets: Friday’s Show (January 22, 2016)

Posted on · It’s been mighty serious around here lately. On recent programs, we’ve discussed political power in Texas, campus carry, medical power of attorney – all important issues, to be sure. But let’s face it, sometimes, the news can be downright depressing. When faced with a cavalcade of such seriousness, we devote a portion of a show to […]

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Refusing Syrian Refugees and John Buice Released: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From governors not wanting to accept Syrian refugees, to the release of John Buice on parole, to a woman wearing a pasta strainer on her head in her driver’s license photo: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. Our panel of non-experts this week includes: Houston Chronicle columnist Kyrie […]

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Bad Texan Confessions: Friday’s Show (November 20, 2015)

Posted on · Do you have a secret that you feel makes you a bad Texan? Maybe you don’t like barbecue, or don’t really care for high school football. Well, it’s time to get it off your chest, as we encourage you to share your “bad Texan” confessions on this edition of Houston Matters. What’s a uniquely Texan […]