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Mayor’s Reversal On Housing Deal, Greg Travis, & Growth in Katy (Oct. 12, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the mayor changed his mind on a controversial housing contract, City Council Member Greg Travis answers your questions, what's behind recent growth in Katy, and a new memorial to Houstonians lost to COVID-19.

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Controversial development deal goes unaddressed, and a different way to handle redistricting (Oct. 8, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Mayor Turner’s handling of a development deal goes unaddressed at a special council meeting, considering a new way to handle redistricting, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Houston’s environmental failures, vegan and vegetarian restaurants, and Latino rap (Oct. 7, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston's continued environmental shortcomings, ending the school-to-prison pipeline, the best vegan and vegetarian restauarants right now, and a closer look at the world of Latino hip-hop in Houston.

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Complaints about new Congressional maps, & the week in politics (Oct. 6, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Two Houston members of Congress aren't pleased with proposed new Texas district maps, the week in politics, navigating the new world of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and singer Thomas Csorba performs.

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Marchers plan to demonstrate for women’s rights Saturday (Oct. 1, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A preview of the Houston Women’s March, an update on some key developments in Congress, a conversation with an astronaut from Axiom Space, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and musicians Wendy and Lisa from Prince's band, The Revolution.

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Dealing With Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells, And Helping Artists Of Color (Sept. 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Understanding a power grid winterization loophole for natural gas companies, dealing with the problem of abandoned oil and gas wells, and financial help for artists of color.

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How Proposed Redrawing Of Texas Congressional Districts Could Affect Houston (Sept. 29, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A closer look at the draft redistricting maps for the state's Congressional districts, the week's other political news, and creating a master-planned community of affordable housing.

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Remembering Texas Feminist Sissy Farenthold (Sept. 28, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Paying homage to a prominent Texas feminist, a conversation with City Councilmember Martha Castex-Tatum, and the nation's reckoning with Confederate monuments.