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Full Show: New U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem, And Precision Engineering (May 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A former ambassador provides analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a new U.S. embassy opens in Jerusalem. Then, we discuss the pressing issues facing Houston's education community. Plus, writer Simon Winchester discusses his book, The Perfectionists. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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The State of Houston’s Arts and Culture: Friday’s show (April 15, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we conclude our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in arts and culture, with News 88.7’s arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop.

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The State of Houston’s Education in 2016

Posted on · Today, we continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in education, with News 88.7’s education reporter Laura Isensee.

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The State of Houston’s Education: Tuesday’s Show (April 12, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in education, with News 88.7’s education reporter Laura Isensee.

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The State of Houston Transportation in 2016

Posted on · We continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. On this edition, we delve into what is a sort of pastime for Houstonians: complaining about our traffic and the conditions of our roads. We explore the state of transportation in Houston with News 88.7 […]

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The State of Houston Transportation: Friday’s Show (April 8, 2016)

Posted on · Today, we continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. On this edition of Houston Matters, we delve into what is a sort of pastime for Houstonians: complaining about our traffic and the conditions of our roads. We explore the state of transportation […]

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The State of Houston’s Economy in 2016

Posted on · Today we launch our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. We begin today with a look at what’s happening economically. We welcome your questions and comments for Patrick Jankowski, the Greater Houston Partnership’s Senior Vice President of Research, and News 88.7’s Ed […]

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The State of Education in Houston: Friday’s Show (April 17, 2015)

Posted on · On today’s Houston Matters, we conclude our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about education in Greater Houston. We talk with News 88.7 Education Reporter Laura Isensee and discuss issues facing students, parents and educators in the region. Then: we parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s Houston news with Aurora […]

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Checking in on The State of Houston’s Environment

Posted on · We continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about the environment in Greater Houston. We talk with News 88.7 Energy and Environment Reporter Dave Fehling. We discuss concerns about clean air and clean water, new efforts to monitor chemical releases, ongoing disputes over landfills and other encroachment of our urban landscape into the rural […]

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The State of Houston’s Environment and Integrating NASA: Thursday’s Show (April 16, 2015)

Posted on · On today’s Houston Matters, we continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about the environment in Greater Houston. We talk with News 88.7 Energy and Environment Reporter Dave Fehling. We look at concerns about clean air and clean water, new efforts to monitor chemical releases, ongoing disputes over landfills and other encroachment of our urban […]

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Checking in on the State of Houston’s Transportation

Posted on · We continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about transportation in Greater Houston. We talk with News 88.7 Transportation Reporter Gail Delaughter about transportation issues that affect Houstonians and the region — everything from public transit, to highway construction to traffic congestion.

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Checking in on the State of Houston’s Health

Posted on · We continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about Greater Houston’s health and healthcare. We talk with News 88.7 Health and Science Reporter Carrie Feibel about the personal health of Houstonians and the affect the Affordable Care Act has had on the region.

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The State of Houston’s Economy, Healthcare, Transportation, Environment and Education

Posted on · Houston Matters has launched a week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” — conversations about about key areas of interest in Greater Houston, from the economy, to healthcare, to transportation to the environment and to education. ECONOMY | HEALTH | TRANSPORTATION | ENVIRONMENT | EDUCATION Part 1: The State of Houston’s Economy (April 13, 2015)News 88.7 FM […]

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The State of Houston’s Economy: Monday’s show (April 13, 2015)

Posted on · We launch a week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about Greater Houston’s economy on this edition of Houston Matters. We’ll talk with News 88.7 FM business reporter Andrew Schneider about the impact of recent low oil prices on Houstonians, recent developments in construction, whether real estate remains a seller’s market, and […]