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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Intangible Benefits Of The World Series (Oct. 25, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Astros President Reid Ryan discusses the World Series. Our experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas. And what kinds of intangible benefits could a city like Houston gain from its baseball team making the World Series?

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Full Show: Lost Restaurants, And Houston Ballet Gets A New Floor (Oct. 24, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss the economic impact of the World Series coming to Houston. We recall the important local restaurants of yore that have since disappeared. And we learn about the Houston Ballet getting a new floor, which will enable performances to continue after Harvey.

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Full Show: World Series Preview, And Author Mark Bowden (Oct. 23, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We preview the Astros-Dodgers World Series. Author Mark Bowden talks about how one battle changed the course of the Vietnam War -- and Americans' attitudes about the conflict back home. Plus Jeff Balke discusses all the other developments in Houston sports.