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Full Show: Harvey Creates An Obstacle For Local DREAMers, And Halloween In Houston (Oct. 31, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters, we learn how Harvey left many so-called DREAMers in limbo. We meet a Houstonian trying to improve the trick-or-treating experience for kids displaced by flooding. We learn how a local married couple started their own commercial haunted house. And a local professor conducts scientific research into near-death experiences.

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What We Can Learn From ‘Near-Death’ Experiences

Posted on · What exactly happens when someone has a near-death experience? It’s a phenomenon met with both fascination and skepticism. Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin, an assistant professor of philosophy at Sam Houston State University, digs into the subject in the new book Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Visions Of The Afterlife. Mitchell-Yellin, who co-wrote the book with John Martin Fischer, discusses […]

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Hurricane Isaiah and Near Death Experiences: Monday’s Show (October 31, 2016)

Posted on · We’re talking about some pretty dark stuff on today’s show. (Happy Halloween). First up, with just under a month left in another relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season for Greater Houston, it’s natural for complacency to set it. But that’s just what worries the folks at Rice University’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education, and Evacuation from Disasters, or […]