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Full Show: Infrastructure Gaps Slow Harvey Recovery, And Teachers Tell Their Stories (Nov. 16, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: HISD leaders are working on a plan to turn around struggling Kashmere High School. Plus, some community leaders say gaps in Houston’s civic infrastructure are slowing Harvey recovery efforts. We find out what they mean. And some local teachers share stories from their time in the classroom.

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The Best Stories Come From Picking at Scabs: ‘Snap Judgment’ Host Glynn Washington on the Art of Storytelling

Posted on · The public radio show Snap Judgment brings its live tour through Houston on Saturday (Feb. 25, 2017) at Cullen Performance Hall. Listeners will know the show’s mantra of “storytelling with a beat,” led by host and executive producer Glynn Washington. Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty talked with Washington and asked him how he became a storyteller. […]

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Determining Economic Impact and ‘Snap Judgment’ Host Glynn Washington: Monday’s Show (February 20, 2017)

Posted on · When Houston hosted Super Bowl 51 earlier this month, we heard a lot about the economic impact it would have on the area. A firm hired by the Super Bowl committee estimated the benefit would be something like $350 million coming into the local economy. Meanwhile, amid belt-tightening in Austin, the state’s public libraries are […]