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Tuesday’s Show: Astros Punished For Sign Stealing (Jan. 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Astros are hit with harsh punishments after their sign-stealing scandal. City Controller Chris Brown discusses the city's finances. We meet the new provost at Rice, an expert on the science of earthquakes. And we examine the financial and social challenges faced by small town America.

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Friday’s Show: Growing Gentrification, And How Texas Shaped Janis Joplin (Jan. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Why gentrification here is outpacing other Texas cities, how tensions with Iran might affect the oil and gas industry, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and how Texas shaped the music of Janis Joplin.

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Thursday’s Show: The College Admissions Process, And Black Maternal Mortality (Jan. 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Safety concerns stall construction on the ship channel bridge. We discuss how colleges decide who gets in. We learn how Project Row Houses is taking on the issue of black maternal mortality. And we visit a traveling exhibition of art made from LEGOs.