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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The Political Battle Over Back-To-School Plans, And Houston Restaurant Weeks (Aug. 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: What BP's plan to cut production means for Houston, an update on transportation news, our weekly political roundup, an overview of Houston Restaurant Weeks, and ways people can help others in need during these challenging times.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: A New Month Means New Evictions, And A Virtual Summer Camp For Kids (July 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Evictions are resuming as we enter a new month, we discuss the latest developments in politics, food writers discuss restaurant safety and takeout offerings, and we learn about a virtual summer camp for kids.

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Wednesday’s Show: Wage Theft In A Pandemic, And UH President Renu Khator (April 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Fighting wage theft in a pandemic, a conversation with UH President Dr. Renu Khator, our weekly political roundup, and a socially-distanced edition of The Full Menu.

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Wednesday’s Show: Prepping For The Primaries, The Week In Politics, And Houston’s Classic Restaurants (Feb. 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Issues of electronic voting security in advance of the Texas primaries, our weekly political roundup, the best classic Houston restaurants, and a conversation with comedian Maysoon Zayid.

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Wednesday’s Show: How Texas Oil And Gas Contributes To Greenhouse Gas Increases, And The Best Places To Eat In West Houston (Jan. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The role Texas oil and gas companies play in rises in greenhouse gases, our weekly political roundup, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in west Houston, and a new documentary details Harvey rescue efforts.

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Friday’s Show: Houston’s Economic Forecast For 2020, And The Year’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We dig into the 2020 economic forecast for Houston. Local food writers continue their discussion of their favorite new restaurants of the year. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a new play called Baby Screams Miracle.

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Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.