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Full Show: East Side Gentrification, And The Year In Transportation (Dec. 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A report expects crime and murder rates to decline in most big cities -- except Houston. Then, a study examines which of Houston's neighborhoods are the most susceptible to gentrification. Plus, we reflect on the year's biggest transportation stories. And John Lomax III discusses the contributions of his father, John Avery Lomax, Jr., to the documentation of American folk music.

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Full Show: Understanding The ACA Ruling, And Favorite Christmas Movies (Dec. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We break down Friday's court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. We discuss what makes a Christmas movie. Veterinarian Lori Teller answers your questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on sports.

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Full Show: Prosperity Gospel, And Project Row Houses Turns 25 (Dec. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about last night's HISD board meeting and about the latest efforts to woo the Democratic National Convention in 2020. Then, we explore how so-called prosperity gospel messages affect people's behavior. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news. And Project Row Houses turns 25.

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Full Show: Day Care Deaths, And Harris County’s Opioid Lawsuit (Dec. 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We preview tonight's HISD board meeting. Then, an investigative report examines deaths at Texas day cares. Plus, we check in on Harris County’s lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic. And the Apollo Chamber Players perform some holiday music in studio.

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Full Show: Uninsured In Houston, And Our Grackle Infestation (Dec. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine who's uninsured in Greater Houston and why. Then, our local experts break down the latest political stories. Plus, we discuss parallels between Frankenstein and issues in health care today. And we investigate Houston's grackle infestation.