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Full Show: Arkema Criminal Case, and Children’s Mental Health (Aug. 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn how commercial real estate investors see Harvey recovery as an opportunity. We learn about the potential precedents the Arkema criminal case could set. We discuss the mental health challenges that children face -- especially following a disaster like Harvey. And local author Caroline Leech talks about writing historical fiction for young adults.

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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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Full Show: Immigration Issues In Houston, And Author Jon Meacham On ‘The Soul of America’ (May 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss how the Brown v. Board of Education ruling is reflected in Houston schools today. Then, News 88.7's Elizabeth Trovall updates us on immigration issues in the region. Plus, writer Jon Meacham talks about his latest book, The Soul of America. And writer Aja Gabel discusses setting her debut novel in the intense dynamic of a group of young chamber musicians.

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Examining The State Of Education In Houston

Posted on · News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee updates Houston Matters on the process of improving several failing schools in the Houston Independent School District, about turnover and contention in the district's top leadership, and allegations of bullying against the superintendent of Katy ISD.