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Friday’s Show: Compensation For Reservoir Damages, And Your Worst Date (Feb. 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: How homeowners flooded by the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs should be compensated, Houstonians share stories of their worst dates, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a visit to Interfaith Ministries' Meals on Wheels program.

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Thursday’s Show: Flood Resiliency, And Mardi Gras In Galveston (Feb. 13, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The city's Resilient Houston plan, the role climate change plays in Houston's flooding, an Astros fan who went in search of the facts in the sign-stealing scandal, and Mardi Gras in Galveston.

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Wednesday’s Show: Nigerian Travel Ban, The Week In Politics, And Norman Rockwell’s Granddaughter (Feb. 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: What the Nigerian travel ban means for the local community, we discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup, a local dentist answers listener questions, and Norman Rockwell's granddaughter shares some lesser-known aspects of his life.

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Nigerian Couple ‘Heartbroken’ As Families Face Indefinite Visa Ban

Posted on · The Trump administration has expanded its travel ban to six more countries, including Nigeria -- the largest economy in Africa. While Nigerian students and travelers are still welcome to visit -- it’s family members immigrating to the U.S. who are blocked from coming here. 

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Tuesday’s Show: Unintended Consequences Of School Security Policies, And Council Member Amy Peck (Feb. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss some unintended consequences of school security measures, City Council Member Amy Peck answers your questions, a UH expert says gradual economic growth is nothing to be afraid of, and we learn about an early pioneer of forensic science.