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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Family-Friendly Dining (May 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We break down the latest political stories, food writers share their favorite places for family-friendly dining, and Dave Ward reflects on 60 years in Houston news.

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Full Show: KMCO’s Legal History, And Predictions For Hurricane Season (April 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: In the wake of the deadly fire at a KMCO plant in Crosby we learn about the company's legal history. We get predictions for the upcoming hurricane season. Our experts discuss the latest political stories. Local food writers share their favorite places for Tex-Mex. And a Houston startup sends personalized stories through the mail.

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Full Show: Spotting Pollution After Harvey, And Houston’s Best Pizza (March 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Why a state official rejected NASA's offer to fly a pollution-detecting plane over Houston after Harvey. Our weekly political roundup. The best places for pizza in town. And filmmaker Patrick Wang discusses his feature film, A Bread Factory.

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Full Show: Gun Violence Study, Energy Outlook, And The Evolution Of…Evolution (Feb. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A new study about gun violence. The 2019 energy industry forecast. The city's best new restaurants. And the evolution of...well...evolution.

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Full Show: Pres. Trump Visits The Border, And A Mass Shooting Survivor’s Unusual Response (Jan. 10, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: President Trump visits the Texas-Mexico border. A mass shooting survivor takes action to help people like her attacker. Dwight Silverman discusses the latest technology news. And local food writers discuss their favorite seafood restaurants.

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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.