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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.

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Tuesday’s Show: Bail Reform Hearing, And Lord John Browne The Former Head Of BP (Oct. 29, 2019)

Posted on · On today's Houston Matters: Lord John Browne, the former CEO of BP, discusses his book Make, Think, Imagine. We visit an all-day hackathon to develop solutions to environmental problems. And we learn about MECA's annual Dia de los Muertos Festival.

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Wednesday’s Show: Dennis Bonnen’s Demise And The Week In Politics (Oct. 23, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: In our weekly political roundup, we discuss the news that Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen won’t seek reelection after a recent scandal. Plus a local organization celebrates the 80th birthday of Blue Note Records.

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Tuesday’s Show: Slowing Traffic In Residential Neighborhoods, And Global Migration’s Affect On Houston (Oct. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A campaign aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods. And New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration.