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Friday’s Show: Improving School Safety, And Nigerian Food And Culture (Jan. 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: County judges discuss the area's transportation and infrastructure needs. We discuss improving school safety. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And the PBS show No Passport Required celebrates Houston's Nigerian food and culture.

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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.


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.