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Antisemitic incidents multiplying in Texas, the week in politics, and the Houston Zoo turns 100 (April 27, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: New numbers show antisemitic incidents in Texas more than doubled in 2021. Also we examine the week in politics. The Houston Zoo turns 100. And we visit a local robotics competition.

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Power plays in commissioners court, the week in politics, and Cheech Marin (April 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.

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Banning vaping and e-cigarettes in public, and the week in politics (March 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: City council considers banning vaping and smoking e-cigarettes in public, we discuss the week in politics, we learn why most Americans aren't getting the end-of-life care they need, and we talk with filmmaker Ti West.

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Development in Houston, the week in politics, and myths about The Alamo (Feb. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Debating whether to invest in early childhood programs, Houston's high ranking for real estate development over the past decade, the week in politics, and challenging some sacred myths about The Alamo.

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Funding for flood mitigation, the week in politics, and making workplaces more accessible (Feb. 16, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Mayor Sylvester Turner and other city officials showed up for public comment at an H-GAC board meeting, the week in politics, and making workplaces more accessible for the disabled.

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The Texans’ new coach, the week in politics, and Mardi Gras returns to Galveston (Feb. 9, 2022)

Posted on · We examine the Texans’ latest coaching move in light of a recent discrimination suit, we discuss the latest developments in politics, and, after being cancelled in 2021, Mardi Gras is coming back to Galveston.