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Full Show: Early Voting Turnout, and Mystery Science Theater’s Joel Hodgson (Nov. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Early voting ends today and has already surpassed all of 2014 in Harris County. Then, we discuss how nurses are perceived in culture. Plus, our non-experts break down the week's news. And Joel Hodgson of Mystery Science Theater 3000 discusses the art of mocking bad movies.

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Why HCC’s Nursing Program is On Probation — and Why It Expects Soon Not to Be

Posted on · Houston Community College has faced a fair amount of criticism in recent years for some land development plans that haven’t worked out. But while that’s gained a lot of notice, and HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado admits “course corrections” need to be made, there’s another challenge – an academic challenge – facing HCC: Its associate degree […]

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Nursing in Houston: The Challenges and Opportunities

Posted on · According to the Texas Board of Nursing, there are more than 32,000 registered nurses in Harris County, and those numbers are expected to grow in the coming years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022. But while the demand for nurses is there, supply is falling […]