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In Light Of Fourth Of July Flooding, Are We Better Off After Harvey?

Posted on · Heavy rains on the Fourth of July caused flooding and blocked roadways across the region. Nearly a year after Harvey, Houston Matters examines the progress that's been made in flood prevention since then.

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Full Show: Flooding After Harvey, And Stories From Texas (July 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: After flooding on the Fourth of July, we look at what's been done since Harvey to mitigate flooding in Houston. Then, we learn what researchers found on thousands of hours of tapes from NASA’s archives. Plus, a local astronomer answers your questions about stargazing in Greater Houston. And writer W.F. Strong talks about his book Stories From Texas: Some of Them are True.

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Full Show: Home Buying After Harvey, And Tax Reform’s Impact On Houston’s Economy (Feb. 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about the challenges of buying or selling a home after Harvey. Then, one analyst says recent changes to the nation's tax laws will be good for the energy Industry -- and therefore Houston's economy. We find out why. Plus journalist Chris Whipple discusses his book about the role of past White House Chiefs of Staff. And we learn how AMBER, Silver, and Blue Alerts work.