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Is there a way to stall inflation? And, should Texas state law enforcement agencies have equal blame for the poor response to the Uvalde shooting?

Posted on · Historically, what has worked in stopping inflation and bringing prices down? Two experts join us to help understand and navigate these difficult financial times. Plus, an inside report from the Texas Public Radio newsroom with updates on the Uvalde school shooting testimonies.

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Is the Second Amendment too vague? Most Americans now want stricter gun laws and universal background checks

Posted on · Today, we talk with legal experts and take listener calls for a discussion on what limits and restrictions should go along with gun ownership, considering the right to bear arms. Plus, news updates from Uvalde and the NRA Convention in Houston.

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Protests planned as NRA convention arrives in Houston (May 27, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Protests are planned this weekend as the National Rifle Association's annual convention takes place in Houston just days after the school shooting in Uvalde. We learn who's speaking at this year's event and what to expect from activists outside the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Flowers are placed on a makeshift memorial in front of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25, 2022. - The tight-knit Latino community of Uvalde was wracked with grief Wednesday after a teen in body armor marched into the school and killed 19 children and two teachers, in the latest spasm of deadly gun violence in the US. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)

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Uvalde shooting opens discussion on gun control laws and mental illness

Posted on · Legal, psychology, school safety experts talk about first and best lines of defense on threats within the school community, and how we need to meet in the middle with second amendment enthusiasts for gun violence prevention.

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Full Show: Groundbreaking For Midtown’s New Innovation Hub, And State Leaders Urge Prosecutors To Enforce Marijuana Laws (July 19, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We find out what The Ion, a new innovation hub in Midtown, will do, and hear from Houstonians who remember watching the live broadcast of the moon landing. Also, NASA's astronaut Andrew Feustel talks with a student from the Mars generation, and we cover The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of the week.

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Full Show: Sutherland Springs Anniversary, And Houston’s Changing Skyline (Nov. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn how candidates are spending the final hours of campaigning. And we check in on Sutherland Springs a year after the mass shooting there. Plus, we examine ways local governments can change to keep up with Houston's growth. We tour downtown to learn the stories behind Houston's skyscrapers. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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San Antonio Sues Over Sanctuary Cities Bill – Could Houston Be Next?

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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