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Full Show: Special Election For SD 6, And The Corrosion Of Conservatism (Dec. 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Voters today will choose Sylvia Garcia's replacement in State Senate Dist. 6. Writer Max Boot explains why he left the GOP. Local food writers share their favorite places to take visitors to eat over the holidays. And we visit a new downtown art installation.

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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: Post-Election Analysis, And Houston’s Best Vegetarian And Vegan Food (Nov. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our political analysts break down the results from Election Day. Then, Ben Reiter discusses his book, Astroball. Plus, local food writers talk about their favorite places to get vegetarian and vegan cuisine. And we learn about some postcards from a soldier fighting World War I and their connection to Houston.

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Full Show: Ronald Reagan Biographer, and Writer Mitch Albom (Oct. 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A crew headed to the ISS makes an emergency landing. Bob Spitz discusses his biography Reagan: An American Journey. Houston food writers discuss their favorite distinctive meal items at area restaurants. And writer Mitch Albom talks about his new novel, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven.

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Full Show: Texas Senators Question Kavanaugh (Sept. 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Texas senators get their chance to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Houston food writers discuss their favorite places for Italian cuisine. And we learn about a local celebration of the rock band Queen.

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Full Show: Houston Restaurant Weeks, And Writer Michael Arceneaux (Aug. 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The largest health insurer in Texas is implementing a stricter review process for ER claims. Local food writers preview Houston Restaurant Weeks. Writer Michael Arceneaux talks about his book, “I Can’t Date Jesus." And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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Full Show: How Politicians Use Scripture, And Houston’s Best Hot Dogs (July 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a court ruling affecting certain asylum seekers. We examine how politicians use scripture to their benefit. Food writers discuss their favorite hot dog and hamburger joints. And we preview the Houston Symphony's annual Star-Spangled Salute concerts.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston’s Best Late-Night Eats (June 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a school safety summit being held today. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. Local food writers discuss their favorite places to go for late-night dining. And we learn about a new Houston Ballet performance inspired by Houston’s resilience during and after Harvey.