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Law Enforcement Leaders Address Growing Violent Crime In Greater Houston (Nov. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address rising violent crime, a city program helps musicians harmed by the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a new exhibit hall opens at the MFAH.

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Addressing Houston’s Rising Murder Rate, And Riding Out Rising Sea Levels (Nov. 19, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing Houston's rising murder rate, how some Gulf Coast residents plan to handle rising sea levels, a conversation with astronaut and Houston native Loral O’Hara, and reflecting on the contributions of the late columnist Molly Ivins.

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Umair Shah On Departing Harris County Public Health (Nov. 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The county's top public health official explains why he's leaving the job, and we learn about the extra precautions Texas universities are taking in the face of increasing cases of COVID-19.

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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Answers Your Questions (Nov. 17, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers listener questions, what the George Floyd Act proposes, and reflecting on the relationship between George H.W. Bush and James Baker.

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Men And Women Differently (Nov. 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: HISD votes on making Grenita Lathan its permanent superintendent, how COVID-19 is affecting men and women differently, Houstonians celebrate Diwali, and an exhibit about jazz funerals in New Orleans.