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How Rising COVID Numbers Are Affecting One Local Hospital System (July 23, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: As the county raises its COVID threat level, Memorial Hermann's chief physician explains how rising case numbers are affecting his hospitals. And we correct some misconceptions about the life of pirate Jean Lafitte.

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What We Know About The Delta Variant In Greater Houston (July 16, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: How the Delta variant of the coronavirus is manifesting itself in the area, an educator's experience teaching Critical Race Theory, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and actor Michael Rosenbaum.

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Continuing The I-45 Expansion Despite Federal Request To Stop (June 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The latest on TxDOT’s continuation of the I-45 expansion project despite a request to stop from the federal government, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and conversations with musicians Joshua Ray Walker and Charley Crockett.

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What To Expect During Lengthy Southwest Freeway Overhaul (June 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Work begins on a major overhaul of the Southwest Freeway at 610, the value of Pride Nights in sports, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and the annual Houston Matters Spelling Bee.