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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.

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Why COVID hospitalization rates among children are at their highest (Jan. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We examine why COVID-19 hospitalization rates among children are at their highest level since the beginning of the pandemic, and food writers discuss their favorite places for appetizers.

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Can technology fill the void where more police officers are needed? (Dec. 15, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The city considers new technology that identifies where and when shots are fired and alerts police. Can it fill the void of additional law enforcement personnel the city can’t afford?