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DA outlines election investigation (Nov. 21, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The Harris County District Attorney's Office outlines how a criminal investigation into alleged irregularities on Election Day will be handled and responds to criticism about supposed political motivations for it.

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Another World Series for the Astros, and early voting begins (Oct. 24, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The Astros are back in the World Series for the fourth time in six years. And early voting gets underway in Harris County.

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Attitudes about marijuana laws, and previewing the Astros first playoff series (Oct. 10, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We discuss changes attitudes about marijuana laws in the wake of Pres. Biden's recent pardons of those convicted for simple possession of the drug. Then, we discuss what can be done to improve safety for cyclists around town. And we preview the Astros' playoff series against the Seattle Mariners, which begins Tuesday.

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Tropical weather, and why the state continues to investigate transgender youth and their families (Sept. 26, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We get the latest on a tropical depression developing in the Caribbean Sea and whether it poses any threat to Houston -- and whether it could interfere with the latest attempt to launch the Artemis 1 mission. Also: Why Texas continues to investigate transgender youth and their families for child abuse despite a court ruling temporarily blocking such actions.

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Gun rights for those under indictment, the week in politics, and Debbie Allen (Sept. 21, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We examine a court ruling regarding the Second Amendment rights of those under felony indictment. Then, we discuss the latest developments in politics. And Houston native Debbie Allen reflects on her career and how Houston fostered her artistic sensibilities.

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Texas social media law moves forward, but more challenges await (Sept. 20, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A new Texas law preventing social media companies from censoring posts based on political views will be allowed to take effect after a court ruling last week. But the legal battle over it is far from over.