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Mayor Whitmire’s first 30 days (Feb. 9, 2024)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We reflect on Mayor John Whitmire's first 30 days in office and the significant leadership changes that have come with it. Then, we discuss yet another initiative that aims to "turn Texas blue." And we consider The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Fort Bend County Judge KP George (Feb. 6, 2024)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Fort Bend County's executive leader joins us to talk about his goals for the county. We also catch up with former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin ahead of a new documentary about Black astronauts, pilots, and engineers. And we consider the past, present, and future of genetic engineering.

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Houston’s role in the World Cup (Feb. 5, 2024)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The game schedule for the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been announced, including matches in Houston. Also, funding to help move Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens residents living near a contaminated railyard is being reconsidered after being delayed for almost a month. And we offer listeners a chance to share their pet peeves about life in Greater Houston.