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Will Texas Pass A “Red Flag” Law To Remove Guns From People Who Are Deemed Dangerous?

Posted on · As part of his school and gun safety plan, Gov. Greg Abbott wants to explore a law that would allow local officials to take guns away from people if a judge declares them a danger — while also protecting Second Amendment rights. It's an issue that has previously gone nowhere in the Texas Legislature.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston’s Best Late-Night Eats (June 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a school safety summit being held today. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. Local food writers discuss their favorite places to go for late-night dining. And we learn about a new Houston Ballet performance inspired by Houston’s resilience during and after Harvey.

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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: Gov. Abbott’s School Safety Plan, And Political Roundup (May 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about Gov. Abbott's new school safety plan. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. We discuss some peculiar methods Texas has used to solve crimes. And we meet some local competitive Scrabble players.

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Full Show: Helping Students Return To School After A Shooting, And Answers To Your Sleep Questions (May 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how counselors help students return to class after a school shooting. Sleep expert Dr. Richard Castriotta answers your questions. And we recap the Rockets' playoff loss to the Warriors.

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Full Show: Preventing School Shootings, And Integrating Renewables Into The Electric Grid (May 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about a telemedicine program out of Texas Tech that might help stop school shootings. We discuss integration of renewable energy into the power grid. A local ophthalmologist answers your eye care questions. And we visit a convention for fans of Minecraft.