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Full Show: Occidental-Anadarko Merger, And Preventing Radicalization (Aug. 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday Houston Matters: What's next now that Occidental and Anadarko have merged, a former skinhead explains what drives people to hate, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and the 20th anniversary of the musical Rent.

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Full Show: Why GOP Congressmen Are Leaving Office, The State Of KIPP Charter Schools, And Making Latte Art (Aug. 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Several GOP Congressman wont seek re-election -- what does it mean for Texas? Plus, a conversation with the head of KIPP charter schools. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news. And making latte art.

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Full Show: Rep. Pete Olson Not Seeking Re-Election, And Ensuring Local Election Security (July 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: What Rep. Olson's decision says about the local political climate, local efforts to ensure election security, preparing for difficult conversations about death, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and memorializing a glacier.

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Full Show: Groundbreaking For Midtown’s New Innovation Hub, And State Leaders Urge Prosecutors To Enforce Marijuana Laws (July 19, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We find out what The Ion, a new innovation hub in Midtown, will do, and hear from Houstonians who remember watching the live broadcast of the moon landing. Also, NASA's astronaut Andrew Feustel talks with a student from the Mars generation, and we cover The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of the week.

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Full Show: Complaints Against A Faith-Based Health Share Company, And The Rockets Land Russell Westbrook (July 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Consumer complaints against a faith-based health share company, the Rockets acquire a former MVP, what drives Texas voters to the polls, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the weeks' news, and Houstonians' favorite hidden gems.

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Full Show: Father And Daughter Memorial At The Border, And HISD Budget Approved 5-1 (June 28, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Immigration reporter Elizabeth Trovall tells us about a memorial at the border for a father and daughter, and we discuss the HISD board approving its budget. There's also our weekly installment of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and 'Unwrap Your Candies Now,' co-host Catherine Lu talks with members of the Apollo Chamber Players.

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Full Show: Police Seek Katy Man In Connection With David Ortiz Shooting, And EPA And Local Partners Discuss Lead Dust (June 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Katy man sought in connection with the shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz, Federal Action Plan to reduce childhood lead exposure, how tensions between the U.S. and Iran impact Houston, and our latest installment of The Good, Bad, And Ugly. Plus, Houston Public Media's Catherine Lu chats with Mollie Haven Miller of Dance Source Houston.