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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Back-To-School Plans At Fort Bend ISD, And Parenting In A Pandemic (July 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Charles Dupre, the unique challenges of online education, parenting in a pandemic, and adapting musical theater for the web.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The Battle Over Back-To-School Plans, And Video Games Filling The Social Void (July 29, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The back-and-forth over back-to-school plans, our weekly political roundup, how video games are filling the void of social interaction these days, and tracking down all the players from a pack of baseball cards from the 1980s.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Life Inside The Harris County Jail In A Pandemic, And Seeking The Shelter Of Bankruptcy (June 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Protesters rally for police reform at Houston City Council, Texas companies seek the shelter of bankruptcy, first-person accounts of life inside the Harris County Jail in a pandemic, and the new reality at the MFAH.

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Monday’s Show: A Potential Second Wave Of COVID-19, & Poet Jericho Brown (May 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: An update on COVID-19 in Greater Houston, what a potential second wave of the virus might mean, vocational training programs find ways to continue, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown.

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Friday’s Show: Guidelines For Reopening Businesses, And Finding A Job In The Pandemic (May 15, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Guidelines for reopening businesses, job opportunities amid the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and Mattress Mack discusses his COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Friday’s Show: Is This Crisis A Recession Or A Depression? And Lessons From The Spanish Flu (April 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Education updates, concerns about jail populations, whether our current economic crisis will be a recession or a depression, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and lessons from the 1918 flu epidemic.

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Tuesday’s Show: Energy Industry Update, And Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (April 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update on how the pandemic is affecting the energy industry, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions, how the pandemic is affecting animal shelters, and a novel set during the 1918 influenza outbreak.

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Thursday’s Show: How The Pandemic Might Accelerate Urbanization, And What Cleaning Products To Use Where (April 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Galveston County's response to the coronavirus, how the pandemic might affect urbanization in Texas, the rise of video streaming services amid social distancing, and why some cleaning products work better on some surfaces.