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Full Show: Curbing Youth Violence, And Comparing Houston’s Transit System (Nov. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We consider how the city’s addressing youth gun violence. Our experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss how Houston's transit system measures up nationally. And Jessica Wilbanks tells her story of walking away from faith.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Texas Horror Films (Oct. 31, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We preview open enrollment for health care plans in Texas. Our experts break down the latest political stories. Local film critic Dustin Chase discusses Texas movies. And author Joe R. Lansdale tells us about his writing.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Items for Your Houston Bucket List (Oct. 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Some Prairie View A&M students are suing Waller County alleging voter suppression. Then, our experts break down the latest political stories. And writer Dylan Powell discusses items that should be on every Houstonian's bucket list.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Houston’s Version of Winter (Oct. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We break down the latest political stories. We discuss what passes for fall and winter weather in Houston. And writer Anne Lamott talks about the importance of forgiveness.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and the Portrayal of Disabilities in the Media (Oct. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about Texans helping Florida prepare for Hurricane Michael. Then, we discuss local efforts to reduce climate change. Plus, our experts break down the latest political news. We discuss how disabilities are depicted in the media. And we learn about a new prequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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Full Show: Firefighter Pay Debate Cancelled, and Political Roundup (Oct. 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn why a debate over firefighter pay parity has been cancelled. Then, we break down the latest political stories. Plus, a former climate change denier explains why he had a change of heart. And we learn about a local production of Evil Dead: The Musical.

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Full Show: City Hiring Freeze, and Political Roundup (Sept. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the city's hiring freeze. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we learn how Houston can spur more innovation by investing in the arts. And some Houston writers have contributed to a new anthology of writing by women.

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Full Show: Impaired Drivers, and Reimagining Houston Streets (Sept. 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at traffic fatalities caused by impaired drivers. Our experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss ways to make Houston friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists. And we learn about "Green Books" -- segregation-era travel guides for African Americans.