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Full Show: Restoring Mercer Botanic Gardens, And A Play About Mexican Wrestling (Nov. 17, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about efforts to restore Houston's Mercer Botanic Gardens after Harvey. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a play based on Mexican wrestling

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Low Voter Turnout, And Overturning The Heights Liquor Law: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the lowest voter turnout in more than 20 years, to The Heights ending it's old prohibition policies -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

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Full Show: Happy Houston, And The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News (Nov. 10, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We invite you to share the good news in your life on another edition of #HappyHouston. Then, we discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we learn about a concert series at the Moores School of Music.

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Full Show: Astros Championship Parade, And National Women’s Conference (Nov. 3, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters, we report live from the Astros' championship parade. We preview the National Women’s Conference. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we meet the longtime public address announcer for the Astros, Bob Ford.

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An Astros Championship, And Building In A Flood Plain: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the Astros winning it all, to building in a flood plain, to health care open enrollment beginning -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

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Curbside Recycling Returns, And Skyrocketing World Series Ticket Prices: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the return of curbside recycling after Harvey, to the sky-rocketing price for World Series tickets, our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news.

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Full Show: Astros Home For Game 3, The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News, And ‘The Last Lecture’ (Oct. 27, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday’s Houston Matters: We preview Game 3 of the World Series. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about the Last Lecture series at Sam Houston State University.

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Full Show: Harvey Relief And Boycotting Israel, Plus The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News (Oct. 20, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about some controversy over Harvey relief in Dickinson. We discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week's news. And we learn about the annual East End Street Festival.

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Harvey Debris Removal, And The NHL In Houston: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of The News

Posted on · From the latest assessment of how much Harvey debris has been removed, to the possibility of the NHL bringing a team to Houston -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week's news.

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Full Show: Astros-Yankees Preview, And Employment After Harvey (Oct. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: We get a preview of the series between the Astros and Yankees. We examine the affect Harvey had on the Houston job market. And Roger D. Hodge talks about his book, Texas Blood.

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Full Show: Deadline Looms For Harvey Assistance, And The Politics Of Refugee Aid (Oct. 6, 2017) 

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: Houstonians face long lines at the GRB to apply for food assistance after Harvey. A former Assistant Secretary of State tells us how the politics of refugee assistance has changed over the years. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And a new exhibit opens at the MFAH on the life and work of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.