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Full Show: Challenges Community Colleges Face, And Surviving Sexual Abuse (March 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Congressional Democrats want more information about a decision not to use a NASA jet to monitor air quality after Harvey. Then, we discuss the challenges community colleges face. Plus, online educator Sal Khan talks about his work. And a sexual abuse survivor shares his story.

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Houston’s Second Baptist And Brentwood Baptist Churches Cleared By SBC

Posted on · The Houston Chronicle's Lise Olsen explains why a Southern Baptist Convention committee cleared the two Houston churches in an investigation regarding how they’ve handled sexual abuse claims.

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Full Show: Southern Baptist Investigation Update, And Helping Institutions Prevent Abuse (Feb. 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Southern Baptist Convention clears seven churches under investigation. We discuss how institutions can prevent sex abuse. A local dentist answers your questions. And a new play parodies the wellness industry.

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Full Show: Sexual Abuse At Southern Baptist Churches, And Holocaust Survivor Jacob Eisenbach (Feb. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about sexual abuse at Southern Baptist churches. We discuss the legacy of the Carter administration. A Holocaust survivor shares his story. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Naming Accused Priests, And Houston’s Biggest Mistakes (Jan. 31, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Names of priests who've been "credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors will be made public today. Plus, we discuss Greater Houston's worst mistakes and what we can learn from them. And Houston Grand Opera's Patrick Summers discusses his book, The Spirit of This Place.

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Full Show: Views On Muslim Americans, And The Catholic Church Grapples With Credibility (Jan. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A new study examines Houstonians' views on Muslims. We discuss how the Catholic Church can gain back credibility. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And comedian Paula Poundstone answers some very random questions we throw at her.