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The Prospects Of Returning To ‘Normal By Summer’ (April 12, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Hopes of things returning to "normal by summer" regarding the pandemic, state regulators defending the oil and gas industry they oversee, a former ERCOT official reflects on problems within the agency, and an update on Houston sports.

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The Pros And Cons Of Working Remotely — Permanently (March 29, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Vaccine availability expands across the state, the pros and cons of working remotely for good, what differentiates Texas Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Mex-Mex food, and an update on sports.

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Are Houston Sports Cursed? (March 18, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest on sexual assault allegations against Deshaun Watson, making sense of this latest low point in Houston professional sports, and essayist Rick Bass reflects on a changing Texas.

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How The Power Outage Affected Hospitals Amid A Pandemic, And Grocery Stores Work To Meet Demand (Feb. 22, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday’s show: We learn how last week’s freezing weather and power outages affected local hospitals fighting a pandemic, and we discuss how grocery stores are working to meet customer demand for food and bottled water.

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How The Biden Administration Might Affect COVID Numbers In Houston (Jan. 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How the new administration is affecting response to the virus and rollout of vaccines, police reform measures before the state legislature, and answers to your pet care questions.