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Full Show: Problems With The Flood Insurance Program, And Preserving Memories Of Harvey (July 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: As more people buy flood insurance, we learn what challenges the program faces. And we discover why HPD officers are learning Mandarin Chinese. Then, two local researchers explain why Harvey was a wake-up call regarding nature and our changing climate. Plus, we learn about a project to preserve Houstonians' memories of the storm. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Vicarious Trauma, And Musician Matisyahu (July 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss something called "vicarious trauma." We hear the latest installment of Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm series. And we talk with musician Matisyahu.

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Full Show: Stories From The Storm, And The Impact Of Rising Temperatures (July 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A local group is concerned an end to DACA would hurt the Houston economy. We meet a teacher who invited a student and her family to move in with her after Harvey. We examine the effects of rising temperatures across the country. And we get an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Harnessing Offshore Wind Energy, And Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm (July 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Texas’s parole system is under new scrutiny over a man suspected of killing three people in Houston. We explore the possibilities of harnessing offshore wind energy in the Gulf, Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm', Dr. David Meyer from the Memorial Hermann gives us good advice for staying safe from excessive heat.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Future of Johnson Space Center (July 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Houston native of Vietnamese descent arrested in Vietnam, the Justice Department is seeking more attorneys anticipating legal battles over border wall, our Political Roundup experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas, we talk with Mark Geyer, new director of the Johnson Space Center, and discuss its future, and Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm, featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on how Harvey changed their lives,

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston Public Media’s ‘Stories From The Storm’ (July 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We discuss a Baytown pipe manufacturer exemption request on imported steel and aluminum tariffs. Our political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm' series featuring stories from community leaders and everyday Houstonians on how Harvey changed lives. Plus, we learn what went wrong at Worthing High.

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Full Show: How Supreme Court Justices Are Vetted And Chosen, And Stories From The Storm (July 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We discuss how Supreme Court nominees are selected, a new U.S. Geological Survey post-Harvey, Houston Public Media's Stories from the Storm series with the story of how Gallery Furniture became a refuge during Harvey, Then, Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.