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Full Show: Preventing School Shootings, And The Next Step For The Astrodome (Feb. 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss how to better protect schools from gun violence. Then, we discuss what future events might take place in a renovated Astrodome. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of this week’s news. And musician Kevin Griffin talks about writing hit songs for other people.

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Full Show: Restaurants And The #MeToo Movement, And Gentrification Of The Third Ward (Feb. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Could the #MeToo movement have played a role in who didn't get selected as a James Beard Award semifinalist? Then, we explore the gentrification of Houston's Third Ward. Our non-experts break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week’s news. And we find some people actually participating in the winter sport of curling here in Houston.

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Full Show: Houston’s Korean Community, And The Kings Of Big Spring (Feb. 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We get the latest on budget concerns at HISD. We take a closer look at Korean culture in Greater Houston. We discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And Bryan Mealer discusses his book about the booms and busts of life in the oil industry.

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Full Show: Houston Time-Savers, And War-Toys (Feb. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss ways to save time in Houston and welcome your time-saving tips. Our non-experts break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. And a photo exhibit uses some unusual methods to show the plight of children in war zones.

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Full Show: Immigration Plan, And Safety At Psychiatric Facilities (Jan. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn whether Houston-area advocates and Congressional leaders are willing to support Pres. Trump's immigration plan. We discuss safety practices at mental health facilities. We break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a new Latino theater festival.

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Full Show: Looming Government Shutdown, And How High Schoolers View The News (Jan. 19, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday’s Houston Matters: We learn how a potential government shutdown might affect Houston. Then, high school students share their media habits and their view on journalism. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we learn about Evelyn's Park in Bellaire.

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New Recycling Contract, And Dumping Hazardous Waste Into Sewers: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the city’s new recycling contract, to a company being accused of dumping hazardous waste into the sewer system, our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

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Full Show: Flu Season In Houston, And Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (Jan. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the severity of flu season in the region. Then, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the challenges science faces these days. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we meet a marathon runner who is legally blind.