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Full Show: Bidding War For Anadarko, And Ageism In Politics (April 24, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A bidding war for Anadarko, our weekly political roundup, the age of political candidates, and HGO's world premiere of The Phoenix.

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Full Show: Naming Accused Priests, And Houston’s Biggest Mistakes (Jan. 31, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Names of priests who've been "credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors will be made public today. Plus, we discuss Greater Houston's worst mistakes and what we can learn from them. And Houston Grand Opera's Patrick Summers discusses his book, The Spirit of This Place.

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Full Show: Lessons From The Columbia Disaster, And Our Unpredictable Texas Weather (Jan. 31, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We look back at the space shuttle Columbia disaster, 15 years later. We discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston. State climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon discusses the roller coaster that is Texas weather. And we learn about Houston Grand Opera's production of Elektra.

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Full Show: Election Day Primer, And ExxonMobil Settlement (Nov. 7, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters, we preview the items you'll see on your ballot today. We discuss the recent ExxonMobil settlement over air pollution allegations. And we learn about an opera being staged in an airplane hangar at Hobby Airport.