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How Flood Projects Can Do More Than Just Prevent Floods (Jan. 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: What Houston-area representatives said during the impeachment proceedings, the secondary benefits of flood control projects, and what the new legislative session might mean for the oil and gas industry.

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How The Biden Administration Might Impact The Pandemic And Health Care (Dec. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The pandemic's impact on businesses tied to trade shows and conventions, our weekly political roundup, and what the incoming Biden administration might mean for the COVID-19 pandemic and health care in Houston.

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What The Biden Administration Could Mean For Houston’s Energy Sector (Dec. 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We discuss how the Biden administration might affect Houston's energy industry in the first of a week of conversations on what the new administration might mean for the region.

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What Houston’s Economy Will Be Like Next Year (Dec. 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The economic forecast for 2021, our weekly political roundup, lessons from the recent hurricane season, and preserving Texans’ home movies.

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How Foreign Policy Changes Under Pres. Biden Might Affect Houston (Dec. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We discuss how potential US foreign policy changes in the new Biden administration might affect Houston, Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia answers your questions, we discuss the latest school rankings, and we learn about The Alley Theatre's virtual presentation of A Christmas Carol.

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Navigating A Transition Of Power When One Candidate Won’t Concede (Nov. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: New efforts to monitor pollution after natural disasters, navigating a transition of power when one candidate won’t concede the election, how bars are adapting to prevent the spread COVID-19, and a documentary about the iconic Houston nightclub Numbers.

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How Future Elections Will Be Different In Harris County (Nov. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How Harris County elections will be different the next time we vote, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, and what a Houston teenager learned from running for city council.

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Talking With Some Of Houston’s Newest Elected Leaders (Nov. 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Conversations with two of Greater Houston's newest elected leaders, a new municipal court program helps those who can't afford to pay fines, writer Cole Brown discusses his search for Black identity, and the Houston Open gets underway with limited fans.