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Special ed at HISD (Oct. 5, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn about HISD’s struggle to maintain special education services after cutting 21 contractors. And NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks about his new book and lessons from Abraham Lincoln for keeping a divided nation together.

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines And Variants

Posted on · A top vaccine expert and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine joins us to help clarify the latest headlines and data and to provide science-based answers to your questions – from efficacy to blood clots and more.

“Well, I’m glad we had a successful Valentine’s Day.... because the power has been out since some point in the night and we’ve lost most of our dairy, meat, produce and freezer inventory. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. We’re salvaging what we can but will be putting some things that are still good outside the front door... milk and maybe some other things. If you can make it to Crema safely, please feel free to come by. We don’t want to waste more than we have to and would love to make the best of the situation by helping anyone in need. Stay warm and be careful.” – Crema Bakery & Café, Austin, TX via Facebook, Feb. 15

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Food Distribution And COVID Updates: Navigating The Aftermath Of The Winter Freeze, While We’re Still In A Pandemic

Posted on · Dr. Peter Hotez discusses the impact on the winter storm on COVID cases and vaccines. Plus, representatives from HEB, Greater Houston Restaurant Association and Mutual Aid Houston talk about food supply and aid.

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