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Concerns over energy demand amid hot weekend weather (May 5, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: High weekend temperatures straining the electricity grid, the First Lady of Iceland on equality for women, and the costs and challenges of hydrogen as an alternative energy.

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Adding more prosecutors, staying in flood-prone areas, and actor Kal Penn (Jan. 13, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The case for more prosecutors at the DA's office, a new book follows several Houston families repeatedly rocked by flooding, and actor Kal Penn talks about his career and about changing the way Indian-Americans are depicted in TV and film.

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Texas House Walkout Enters Rolls On, Threatens Entire Special Session Agenda (July 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We get the latest on the walkout as the remaining members of the House voted to send for missing Democrats -- and have them arrested if necessary. Plus we discuss the week's other political stories. And a sleep expert answers your questions.

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Checking In With County Administrators On Election Eve (Nov. 2, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A last-minute check in with election administrators, the long-term effects of job and housing discrimination, a sleep doctor answers your questions, and addressing an issue likely to arise if Houston hosts the World Cup.

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Full Show: Migrant Detention Upsurge, And Answers To Your Questions About Sleep (June, 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What's behind an increase in migrants detained at the border, answers to your questions about sleep, and the daunting task of re-staging Jerome Robbins' Broadway.

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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.