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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.

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Full Show: National Day of Mourning, And Political Roundup (Dec. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our political experts share their memories of former Pres. George H.W. Bush and break down the latest political stories. Then, local food writers discuss what restaurants to take visitors to during the holidays. And a new film documents the resurgence of hate groups.

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Full Show: Immigrant Numbers, And Potential Changes To Marijuana Law (Nov. 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn why a search warrant was executed at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Plus, we examine why the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally is at its lowest level since 2004. Then, our experts break down the latest political news. We discuss the potential for changes in the state's marijuana laws. And we hear the story of a Texas woman who coached a high school football team during World War II.

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Full Show: Curbing Youth Violence, And Comparing Houston’s Transit System (Nov. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We consider how the city’s addressing youth gun violence. Our experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss how Houston's transit system measures up nationally. And Jessica Wilbanks tells her story of walking away from faith.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Texas Horror Films (Oct. 31, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We preview open enrollment for health care plans in Texas. Our experts break down the latest political stories. Local film critic Dustin Chase discusses Texas movies. And author Joe R. Lansdale tells us about his writing.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Items for Your Houston Bucket List (Oct. 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Some Prairie View A&M students are suing Waller County alleging voter suppression. Then, our experts break down the latest political stories. And writer Dylan Powell discusses items that should be on every Houstonian's bucket list.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Houston’s Version of Winter (Oct. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We break down the latest political stories. We discuss what passes for fall and winter weather in Houston. And writer Anne Lamott talks about the importance of forgiveness.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and the Portrayal of Disabilities in the Media (Oct. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about Texans helping Florida prepare for Hurricane Michael. Then, we discuss local efforts to reduce climate change. Plus, our experts break down the latest political news. We discuss how disabilities are depicted in the media. And we learn about a new prequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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Full Show: Firefighter Pay Debate Cancelled, and Political Roundup (Oct. 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn why a debate over firefighter pay parity has been cancelled. Then, we break down the latest political stories. Plus, a former climate change denier explains why he had a change of heart. And we learn about a local production of Evil Dead: The Musical.