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Full Show: Criminal Charges Against ITC, And Restoring Historic Buildings (April 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We explore Harris County’s efforts to prosecute more environmental crimes, we discuss the challenge of restoring historic buildings, and a documentary delves into the mental toll of the Vietnam War.

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Full Show: Texas Population Growth, And Reparations For Slavery (April 18, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: New Census numbers for Texas, getting more families to vaccinate, examining Houston’s air quality, paying reparations for slavery, and poet Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton.

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Full Show: Benzene In The Ship Channel, And HISD Ordered To Suspend Superintendent Search (March 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An environmental group finds benzene in the ship channel, HISD is ordered to suspend its superintendent search, a national conference in Houston addresses cyber security issues facing the oil and gas industry, a local apartment locator shares some tricks of his trade, and a local police department plans to purchase gun-mounted cameras.

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Full Show: Challenges Community Colleges Face, And Surviving Sexual Abuse (March 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Congressional Democrats want more information about a decision not to use a NASA jet to monitor air quality after Harvey. Then, we discuss the challenges community colleges face. Plus, online educator Sal Khan talks about his work. And a sexual abuse survivor shares his story.

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Full Show: Spotting Pollution After Harvey, And Houston’s Best Pizza (March 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Why a state official rejected NASA's offer to fly a pollution-detecting plane over Houston after Harvey. Our weekly political roundup. The best places for pizza in town. And filmmaker Patrick Wang discusses his feature film, A Bread Factory.

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Full Show: Stress After The 2016 Election, And A Lost Boy Of Sudan (May 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about hotspots of the dangerous chemical dioxin found in some area waterways. Then, a new study seems to indicate an increase in stress after the 2016 election. Plus, a former Lost Boy of Sudan shares his story. And we bid farewell to Houston Public Media's Edel Howlin.