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Tuesday’s Show: How A State Takeover Of HISD Would Work, And Practicing Haitian Vodou (Dec. 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine the history of the Port Neches chemical plant where explosions and a fire occurred last week. An expert walks us through how the impending state takeover of the HISD board might work. A bug expert answers your questions. And we meet a local practitioner of the Haitian Vodou religion.

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Friday’s Show: The State Takeover Of HISD, And Cycling Fatalities (Nov. 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Inside the state takeover of the HISD board, cycling fatalities outside the city's urban core, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and religious historian Karen Armstrong on how we approach and interpret scripture.

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Thursday’s Show: HPD’s New Drug Raid Policy, And I-45 Project Concerns (Oct. 24, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: HPD's new policy for serving high-risk warrants in drug cases, citizens share their concerns about TxDOT's plans for improving I-45, and the challenge of being a strong-willed woman in communities of faith.

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Full Show: Methodists React To LGBTQ Vote, And Houston’s ‘Extreme 911’ Saves A Man In Scotland (March 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Local Methodists react to a recent vote on LGBTQ issues. We learn how a Houston company helped rescue a man in Scotland. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we remember the story of Texas independence.

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Houston’s Second Baptist And Brentwood Baptist Churches Cleared By SBC

Posted on · The Houston Chronicle's Lise Olsen explains why a Southern Baptist Convention committee cleared the two Houston churches in an investigation regarding how they’ve handled sexual abuse claims.

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Book Chronicles Unsung ‘Saints In The Struggle’ For Civil Rights

Posted on · Dr. Jonathan Chism explains why many members of the Church of God in Christ chose to get involved in the Civil Rights movement, despite the stance of their denomination.

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Full Show: Police Officer Shooting Update, And Uncovering Who Murdered A CIA Agent (Jan. 29, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on five police officers injured in a shooting Monday evening. We discuss the role of religion on college campuses. A Houston lawyer uncovers the truth about the murder of a CIA agent. And we meet some Actors From the London Stage.