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Navigating high home prices and mortgage rates (May 24, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A report found cover-ups of allegations and incidents of sexual abuse by Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers. Plus, City Council Member Edward Pollard answers your questions, we discover how Houstonians are adjusting to high home prices and mortgage rates, and we meet Houstonians who collect unusual things.

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Full Show: Southern Baptist Convention, And Inside The School Finance Reform Bill (June 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update from the Southern Baptist Convention, the school finance reform bill, gender equality in music, LGBTQ portrayal in film and TV, and poet Ocean Vuong.

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Full Show: Sex Abuse And The Church, And Protecting Seniors From Scams (June 10, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Some key meetings this week of religious leaders dealing with sex abuse scandals, protecting seniors from scams, a local veterinarian answers your questions, and previewing the women's soccer World Cup.

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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: Comparing The Oil Boom In North Dakota To Houston, And Estimating Syrian War Victims (June 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We consider issues looming over this year’s meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Then, a new book compares how the recent oil boom affected North Dakota compared to Greater Houston. Also, Rice University researchers are using data science to estimate the number of civilian casualties in Syria. And we visit an exhibit of Andy Warhol's photographs at UH.

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Houston Matters for Friday, June 14, 2013

Posted on · Hundreds of thousands of people in and around Houston commute in and out of the downtown area each weekday. Joining commuters are thousands more running errands, dropping kids off at school, going shopping, going to eat. Let’s face it – we’re always going. But never more so than during “drive time.” Cars, trucks, motorcycles, and […]