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Bond proposal headed to voters, and previewing Houston Restaurant Weeks (Aug. 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Voters will get to decide in November whether Harris County can issue around $1 billion in bonds for infrastructre spending. Then, we discuss the week in politics. We preview the menus for Houston Restaurant Weeks. And we reflect on the disaster that was Woodstock '99.

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Shrinking childcare options, Houston’s best BBQ, and author Grace Li (June 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why the number of childcare providers has shrunk in the last two years, the week in politics, Houston's best BBQ joints, and author Grace Li on her novel Portrait of a Thief.

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Power plays in commissioners court, the week in politics, and Cheech Marin (April 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.

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Why COVID hospitalization rates among children are at their highest (Jan. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We examine why COVID-19 hospitalization rates among children are at their highest level since the beginning of the pandemic, and food writers discuss their favorite places for appetizers.