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Why Texas Had Among The Most Arrests From The Capitol Insurrection (April 7, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Texas had among the most arrests stemming from the capitol insurrection, our weekly political roundup, Houston's best restaurants for outdoor dining, and a new dance festival celebrates Latinx dancers and choreographers.

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State Rep. Gene Wu Addresses Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans (March 23, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The latest on sexual assault allegations against Deshaun Watson, State Rep. Gene Wu answers your questions, we reflect on the women of the Bush family, and how music venues are returning to staging concerts.

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COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Drops Under 4,000 In Texas (March 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A look at the COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Houston and Texas, our weekly political roundup, and a visit to the new immersive art installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

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Local Reaction To Gov. Abbott Ending The Texas Mask Mandate (March 3, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Houston leaders react to Gov. Abbott ending the state's mask mandate, the week in politics, Houston's best woman-owned restaurants, and the first Black conductor of the Baytown Symphony Orchestra.

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Vaccine Distribution In Fort Bend Co., And The Best Black-Owned Restaurants (Feb. 3, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: An update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Fort Bend County, analysis of the week in politics, food writers discuss Houston's best Black-owned restaurants, and a new exhibit pays homage to DJ Screw.

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Six More Officers Indicted For Roles In Botched Harding Street Raid (Jan. 27, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Inside the latest charges against HPD officers for a deadly 2019 drug raid, lessons from the Holocaust for the present day, our weekly political roundup, and celebrating 50 years of Masterpiece.

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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.