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Houston’s Role In Cutting The World’s Carbon Levels (June 9, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How Houston energy companies and environmental organizations are cutting our carbon emissions, the week in politics, assessing our progress toward racial equality, and lessons from the pandemic for the local arts scene.

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Why Houston And Harris County Missed Out On The Latest Harvey Relief Funds (May 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Houston and Harris County received none of the $1.3 billion in recent Hurricane Harvey relief from the federal government, the week in politics, and Houston's oldest hospital gets a makeover.

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The Responsibility Of Police When They Observe Misconduct (May 10, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Why a state lawmaker went against his party on a controversial bill, the responsibility of police when they see misconduct among fellow law enforcement, and the late Texas lawmaker who some called “the meanest man in Congress.”

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Creative Ways To Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination (May 5, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How Harris County is encouraging people to get vaccinated, the week in politics, great places for crawfish and Cajun food in the city, and good news for some endangered birds native to the Texas coast.

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Texans’ Opinions On Health Care Policy Issues (May 4, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A new survey sheds light on how Texans feel about certain health care policy issues, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher takes your questions, and the rough-and-tumble history of politics in Texas.

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How The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Is Affecting Houston (April 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How the pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is affecting Houston, the week in politics, maintaining good mental health amid the pandemic, and a competition of youth accordion players.