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Friday’s Show: City Council District B Controversy, And Singer Allison Moorer (Nov. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Questions about a candidate in the runoff for City Council District B, we discuss the movie Harriet, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and musician Allison Moorer talks about her new memoir and accompanying album.

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Thursday’s Show: Special Ed Investigation, Sesame Street At 50, And The Bush Sisters (Nov. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: An investigation into how special education services are doled out to Texas students, a conversation with the puppeteer behind the character Rosita on Sesame Street, former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their new children’s book, and the hosts of The Greatest Generation podcast talking about turning a reluctant love of Star Trek into a career.

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Tuesday’s Show: DACA At The Supreme Court, And Author Elizabeth Gilbert (Nov. 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The union representing Houston teachers takes issue with plans for a state takeover of HISD, the Supreme Court hears arguments on three cases related to DACA, a local ornithologist answers your bird-related questions, and writer Elizabeth Gilbert talks about her new novel.

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Friday’s Show: The State Takeover Of HISD, And Cycling Fatalities (Nov. 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Inside the state takeover of the HISD board, cycling fatalities outside the city's urban core, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and religious historian Karen Armstrong on how we approach and interpret scripture.

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Thursday’s Show: Shutting Down Freeways Before They Flood, And Author And Therapist Lori Gottlieb (Nov. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Creating a system to shut down freeways before they flood, a conversation with therapist and author Lori Gottlieb, and examining white people's reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Friday’s Show: Former Amb. Susan Rice, And Fashion Designer Isaac Mizrahi (Nov. 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A preliminary report on the ITC fire. Former Ambassador Susan Rice talks about her career in foreign affairs. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And a conversation with fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

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Wednesday’s Show: Healthy Eating Habits For Kids, And A Rock Opera About Ann Richards (Oct. 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Coal companies leaving behind contaminated land, the changing politics of Fort Bend County, the week in politics, the challenges parents face in getting kids to eat healthy, and a rock opera celebrates the life of Ann Richards.