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Law Enforcement Leaders Address Growing Violent Crime In Greater Houston (Nov. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address rising violent crime, a city program helps musicians harmed by the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a new exhibit hall opens at the MFAH.

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How The Houston Economy Looks — And Where It’s Headed (Oct. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A controversial new rule for Texas social workers, an update on the local economy, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and an interactive classical music experience along Buffalo Bayou.

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Friday’s Houston Matters: Arkema Case Ends Without A Prosecution, And Gov. Abbott Limits Ballot Drop-Off Locations (Oct. 2, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A judge rules prosecutors failed to prove their case against Arkema and its Crosby plant manager, Gov. Abbott wields his power in the battle over absentee ballots, how a group as diverse as Latinos came to be considered a monolithic voting bloc, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and Houstonians share their mental health stories.

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Friday’s Houston Matters: COVID-19 Cases At Texas Schools, And Robert Reich On America’s Economic Disparity (Sept. 25, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: COVID-19 cases at Texas school districts, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on the growing economic inequity in America, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and a lifeline for the LBGTQ+ community during the pandemic.