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Full Show: Houston Connections To The Mueller Report, And Lessons From Midsize Cities (April 19, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Local connections to the Mueller report, the human toll of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, what mid-sized cities can teach Houston, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and the chickens at Sam Houston State.

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Full Show: County-Wide Polling Places, And Ending Daylight Saving Time (March 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The potential for county-wide polling places, the possibility of ending daylight saving time in Texas, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and a fond farewell to Maggie Martin.

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Full Show: Former Texans Cheerleaders File Lawsuit, And Concerns Heading Into Another Hurricane Season (June 1, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about the lawsuit filed by former Houston Texans cheerleaders. We discuss how experiences during Harvey could be dangerously shaping how we approach future storms. We break down The Good, Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about the flock of chickens that's taken up residence at Sam Houston State.

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Full Show: Astros Home For Game 3, The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News, And ‘The Last Lecture’ (Oct. 27, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday’s Houston Matters: We preview Game 3 of the World Series. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about the Last Lecture series at Sam Houston State University.

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What the Civil War Can Teach Us About Treating Today’s Veterans

Posted on · A book from Sam Houston State University Professor Brian Jordan examines the challenges Union veterans faced at the completion of the Civil War, and how those challenges continue for today’s men and women in the armed forces. We revisit our February 2016 conversation with Dr. Jordan about his book, Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their […]

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New Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo: Tuesday’s Show (January 10, 2017)

Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed Art Acevedo as Houston’s new police chief in November. Chief Acevedo has spent over 30 years with law enforcement, including 20 with the California Highway Patrol and most recently ten on Austin’s police force. Now he has become the chief of the country’s fifth-largest police force. Acevedo faces numerous challenges at the […]