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Full Show: Views On Muslim Americans, And The Catholic Church Grapples With Credibility (Jan. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A new study examines Houstonians' views on Muslims. We discuss how the Catholic Church can gain back credibility. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And comedian Paula Poundstone answers some very random questions we throw at her.

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Full Show: Gov. Abbott’s Criticism Of HISD, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Jan. 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Community leaders react to Gov. Abbott's call for a state takeover of HISD. Newly elected Rep. Sylvia Garcia discusses her priorities. A scientist uses his personal experience to address the myth that vaccines cause autism. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And listeners share their New Year's resolutions.

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Full Show: Crack Down On Overserving At Houston Bars, And Judge Ed Emmett (Dec. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss the latest efforts to crack down on overserving at Houston bars, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett joins us for another Houston Matters' exit interview, we review the year in immigration with News 88.7's Elizabeth Trovall, and our “non-experts” joins us to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the weeks' news. 

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Full Show: Prosperity Gospel, And Project Row Houses Turns 25 (Dec. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about last night's HISD board meeting and about the latest efforts to woo the Democratic National Convention in 2020. Then, we explore how so-called prosperity gospel messages affect people's behavior. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news. And Project Row Houses turns 25.

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Full Show: Legislature Preview, And Wynton Marsalis (Nov. 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss how the newly signed U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement might affect Houston businesses. We preview the 2019 Texas Legislature. Our non-experts break down the week’s news. And trumpeter Wynton Marsalis discusses his love of holiday music.

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Full Show: Census Trial, And Houston’s Connection To Jonestown (Nov. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A trial is wrapping up over a potentially thorny question on the 2020 Census. We explore Houston's connection to the Jonestown massacre. We break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And Chef David Cordúa discusses his new program showcasing the rich diversity of Houston's culture and food.