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Full Show: Political Roundup, and the Ethics of Prescribing Painkillers (Sept. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Local firefighters are helping with response to Hurricane Florence. Plus, our experts discuss the latest political stories. Then, a local expert discusses the ethical concerns doctors face when prescribing painkillers. And we learn about Cathay Williams, a freed slave woman who fought with the Buffalo Soldiers.

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Author Describes How She Came To Admire Texas Women

Posted on · When author Sarah Bird first came to Texas in the 1970s, she was skeptical about living here. But, over time, she came to appreciate the state, as well as the people living in it. In particular, Bird says, she grew to admire Texas women, as Sarah Bird tells Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin from her […]

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Flood Relief, Blue Bell, and Red Light Cameras: Wednesday’s show (April 20, 2016)

Posted on · A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect in the Houston area until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, as some areas in Greater Houston may receive 2-to-4 more inches of rain (and perhaps more, depending on the speed of storms today and tonight). Meanwhile, the region is beginning to get a fuller picture of the damage wrought by […]