Houston Matters

Full Show: Flood Prevention Conference, And Political Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We check in on a Rice University conference on flood prevention. Then, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political news. Then, we compare hurricane recovery efforts in Texas with those in the Caribbean. And a new documentary examines senior citizens in the dating game.

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Full Show: African Americans At The Olympics, And Political Roundup (Feb. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Educators are gathering in Houston to discuss how to better engage Latinos in STEM fields. Then, we examine the stories of African Americans at the Olympic games. Plus, our political experts discuss the latest news. And we meet skiing enthusiasts in the Bayou City.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Great Date Night Restaurants (Feb. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We break down the latest political stories and their potential impact locally. Then, just in time for Valentine's Day, our group of food writers discusses their favorite places to take a date. And we learn about the rise and development of West Houston in the Nineteenth Century.

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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: More Shakeups At The Alley, And The Last Days Of Sam Houston (Jan. 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on personnel changes at The Alley Theatre. Then, it's our weekly political roundup. Plus, we get answers to your dental questions. And we learn about the often-forgotten later years of Sam Houston's life.

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Full Show: Living With DACA Uncertainty, And Political Roundup (Jan. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about the uncertainty many DREAMers are living with amidst the potential end to DACA. Then, we analyze the latest political stories. Plus, local food writers discuss their favorite places to enjoy coffee. And we learn how one local researcher is trying to create more environmentally friendly plastics.