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Full Show: Views On Muslim Americans, And The Catholic Church Grapples With Credibility (Jan. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A new study examines Houstonians' views on Muslims. We discuss how the Catholic Church can gain back credibility. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And comedian Paula Poundstone answers some very random questions we throw at her.

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Full Show: The Future For Contaminated Areas of Houston, And METRO Wants To Hear Your Ideas (July 25, 2017)

Posted on · A coalition of local advocacy groups question the future of some of the most polluted areas in Houston, and Houston METRO launches a series of town hall-style meetings, plus we discuss why we have a tendency to question social science research.

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Your Questions for UH and Rice Presidents: Friday’s Show (January 15, 2016)

Posted on · From time to time, we invite the heads of Houston institutions to join us to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities they’re facing, and the role they play in the region. On this edition of Houston Matters, we welcome Renu Khator, the Chancellor of the University of Houston System and President of UH, and […]

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Election Poll and Paula Poundstone: Wednesday’s Show (June 24, 2015)

Posted on · Last night, Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM and KHOU 11 released an election poll conducted by the Survey Research Center, the University of Houston Center for Public Policy and Rice University. It covers a wide range of questions about the state of Houston — from what voters see as the major problems we’re facing, […]

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Supreme Court, The Good The Bad and The Ugly, and Paula Poundstone: Houston Matters for Friday, June 27, 2014

Posted on · The Supreme Court’s latest session has nearly drawn to a close. The High Court has issued opinions and decisions in the final weeks in several widely anticipated cases, involving ones involving cell phone privacy and buffer zones around abortion clinics. And by the end of the day Monday, the Court’s expected to issue its decision […]