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Full Show: Primary Runoff Election Results, And A Real Estate Snapshot (May 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We pore over the results from the Texas primary runoff election with analysis from our political experts. Then, we take a snapshot of the local real estate market. And we examine the American equivalent of the royal family.

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Full Show: Heart Transplant Complications, Political Roundup, And A Mariachi Opera (May 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine why heart transplant patients at one Houston hospital have had more complications than others. We get an update on the state of the energy industry and on environmental issues facing the region. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. And we learn about an opera featuring mariachi music.

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Full Show: Mapping The DNA Of All Life On Earth, And Ira Glass (May 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about efforts to reduce flooding in area bayous and how underground tunnels might help. We discuss the week's political news and learn about efforts to map the genome of every species on earth. And we talk with Ira Glass about lessons he's learned in his public radio career.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Lost Restaurants Of Houston (May 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A Texas Congressman explains the benefits of a new human trafficking bill. Then, our local experts analyze the latest political news. Our group of local food writers discusses the best places for low-carb dining in Greater Houston. And we remember the lost restaurants from Houston's past.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Sam Houston’s Presidential Library (April 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about an HISD board meeting that got unruly. We discuss the environmental clean-up after Harvey. Our political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories. And we learn about efforts to create the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Board Game Culture (April 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a ruling on LGBT discrimination. We break down the latest political stories. We hold our annual spelling bee. And we see how playing board games is thriving in the age of technology.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston’s Best Sandwiches (April 4, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our panel of experts discusses the latest political stories. Then, our group of local food writers discusses where to find the best sandwiches in town. And we learn about a musical being produced by the general manager of the Rockets about -- what else -- basketball.