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Full Show: Law Enforcement Consolidation, and Liberating Concentration Camps (Sept. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Parents of Santa Fe High School students react to how the school district handled a recent threatening text message exchange there. Then, we learn how law enforcement agencies in Greater Houston could consolidate some of their services. Plus, an exhibit honors Texas soldiers who liberated concentration camps during World War II. And we break down the week's news.

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Full Show: Santa Fe Starts A New School Year, And Firefighters’ Workers Comp Claims (Aug. 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A Santa Fe student explores our nation's gun culture. We learn why Texas firefighters with cancer are consistently denied workers comp. We talk with UTMB researchers who bio-engineered a set of human lungs. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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Full Show: Affirmative Action Rescinded, And Millennials (July 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We talk with a parent of Santa Fe High School about receiving metal detectors at the school, and News 88.7 Allison Lee checks up on allegations of mistreatment of migrants at the border. We discuss concerns about the relevance and future of affirmative action in college admissions, Millennials talk about what makes their generation unique, then we talk about addiction on college campuses and how students can get help.

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After Santa Fe School Shooting, Texas Launches Mobile App To Help People Report Suspicious Activity

Posted on · Nearly a month after Santa Fe high school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott has launched a digital technology to make it easier for Texans to report unusual activity in schools and communities within minutes.

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After The Santa Fe Shooting, A Lawsuit Aims To ‘Effect Change,’ Can Civil Cases Do What Legislation Hasn’t?

Posted on · The lawsuit filed against the Santa Fe shooting suspect's parents aims to hold gun owners responsible for the way they store their firearms around their troubled children. Experts say it fits into a nationwide pattern of gun liability cases that aspire to keep gun owners and manufacturers accountable through fear of high-cost lawsuits.