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Full Show: Understanding the Ballot, and Houston’s Baseball History (Oct. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Local journalist Nancy Barnes discusses her new role with NPR. Then, a local group is lobbying in Washington against a Trump administration rule change that could affect many immigrants. Plus, we break down what will be on the ballot in the upcoming election. We look back at the history of baseball in the Bayou City. And we go inside Rice University's presentation of the play She Kills Monsters.

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Full Show: Mexico Trade Deal, And Todd Litton Candidate Interview (Aug 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine what the new, tentative trade deal with Mexico could mean for Houston. We continue our series of candidate interviews with Todd Litton, who's running for Congressional District 2. Then, local comedians discuss the fine art of being funny in a politically correct world. And Julie Beasley talks about her children's book, H is for Harvey.

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Full Show: Heart Transplant Program Losing Federal Funds, And Lessons From Hurricane Rita (Aug. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn how the loss of federal funding for the heart transplant program at Baylor St. Luke's will affect patients. We examine the lessons learned from Hurricane Rita. Our non-experts discuss The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week’s news. And we learn how a melting glacier in Iceland could affect Houston.

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Full Show: Election Security, And Gender Roles In Shakespeare (July 27, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We address concerns over security in the upcoming November election. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we examine a new approach to gender roles at the Houston Shakespeare Festival.