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Full Show: Student Sues Over Pledge, And The Battle Of The Sexes (Oct. 9, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A Houston student is suing her school district after being expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. We learn about her case. Plus we remember the "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match held at the Astrodome in 1973. And we recap the latest Houston sports news.

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Retired Tennis Star Zina Garrison Reflects on Her Career — and Talking to the Queen

Posted on · In June of last year, we presented the 2016 Houston Matters Road Show in front of a live audience at the Asia Society Texas Center, including a conversation with Houstonian and longtime tennis star Zina Garrison. In the 1980s and 90s, Garrison was a fixture in professional tennis, routinely among the top women’s singles players […]

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Lawsuits Against the Sanctuary Cities Ban, and Swimmer Simone Manuel: Tuesday’s Show (June 6, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: San Antonio Councilmembers Shirley Gonzales, Alan Warrick, Ana Sandoval, Roberto Trevino, and Rey Saldana attend a small rally outside San Antonio City Hall just hours before the city filed suit against the state over SB 4, the so-called “sanctuary cities” ban. Photo: Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio) The cities of San Antonio and […]

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Tennis Performs Live In Studio

Posted on · Their fourth album, called "Yours Conditionally," was released in March. Before a recent tour stop at White Oak Music Hall, Tennis visited our Geary Performance Studio to record two songs off the album, "In the Morning I’ll Be Better" and "Modern Woman," for an upcoming edition of "Skyline Sessions" on Houston Public Media, TV 8.

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Zina Garrison, Sinking Houston and a Fear the Beard Emoji: Houston Matters Weekend for Feb. 11, 2017

Posted on · In June of last year, we presented the 2016 Houston Matters Road Show in front of a live audience at the Asia Society Texas Center, including a conversation with Houstonian and longtime tennis star Zina Garrison. In the 1980s and 90s, Garrison was a fixture in professional tennis, routinely among the top women’s singles players […]