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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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Does Texas Really Need More Medical Schools?

Posted on · The dean of Sam Houston State University’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine tells Houston Matters the school wants to improve primary care in East Texas.

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Sam Houston State Marks 50 Years as a Leader in Criminal Justice Studies

Posted on · Fifty years ago George Beto, the director of the Texas Department of Corrections and Arleigh Templeton, then president of Sam Houston State College, lobbied the Texas Legislature to establish an Institute of Contemporary Corrections and Behavioral Science. This program would aim to lead the nation in the study of criminology, corrections and behavioral research. Today, […]

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Grade Inflation and Visiting The Heights: Wednesday’s Show (May 20, 2015)

Posted on · Earlier this month, internal HISD auditors confirmed the now-fired principal of Westbury High School ordered failing grades in a reading class to be raised to a B. Jason Catchings is appealing the dismissal. (His attorney told Fox 26 that Catchings was operating under orders from a superior, and then told the Houston Chronicle the changes were intended to […]

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Truth About Houston’s Economy: Wednesday’s Show (February 18, 2015)

Posted on · Late last month, Forbes magazine published its list of the fastest growing U.S. cities for 2015. Houston ranked No. 1. Austin was No. 2. Dallas was third. Fort Worth and San Antonio also cracked the top ten. The list is based on population growth, employment data, and other economic indicators. Even with oil prices dropping precipitously […]