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Antisemitic incidents multiplying in Texas, the week in politics, and the Houston Zoo turns 100 (April 27, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: New numbers show antisemitic incidents in Texas more than doubled in 2021. Also we examine the week in politics. The Houston Zoo turns 100. And we visit a local robotics competition.

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Turning a landfill in Sunnyside into a solar farm, and what motivates Gov. Abbott (April 25, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A new project in Sunnyside plans to convert a landfill into the nation's largest urban solar farm. Plus, we take a closer look at what motivates Gov. Greg Abbott. And an expert outlines what we do and don't know about microplastics in our water -- and in our bodies.

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Power plays in commissioners court, the week in politics, and Cheech Marin (April 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.

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Banning vaping and e-cigarettes in public, and the week in politics (March 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: City council considers banning vaping and smoking e-cigarettes in public, we discuss the week in politics, we learn why most Americans aren't getting the end-of-life care they need, and we talk with filmmaker Ti West.

Town Square

Addressing Women’s Health – From Overlooked Medical Issues to Gender Bias in Treatment

Posted on · Today, we take a deep dive into exploring women’s health – from barriers to healthcare that women have historically faced to medical issues and concerns that impact them today. Also, a U.S. Congressman discusses Putin's end goal in the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

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What you need to know for Election Day, plus how you can support Ukrainians here in Texas

Posted on · Harris County's Election Administrator discusses new voting machines, ballots, and other regulations in place as you head to the polls, and the Ukrainian American Society of Texas shares what they’re doing in this time of crisis to support Ukrainian Texans.