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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.

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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.

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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.