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Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

00:31 min | 24 min ago

Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

"Who fired the shot intended to use a Taser, not a handgun. Body cam. Video of the shooting has been released less than 24. Hours after the incident, Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott says his community is grieving and he is heartbroken. We will get to the bottom of this. We will do all That is within our power. To make sure that Justice is done. Don t write. The shooting comes as former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show Vin is on trial for last summer's murder of George Floyd. Tanya J. Powers. Fox News. All the Astros lose to the Tigers and former manager AJ Hanson Minute Maid Park last night. Final score was 6222 teams will play again tonight. Tuesday. Ktrh will join the coverage in progress at seven p.m. right after the Michael very show. Meanwhile, the Rockets they fall to the sons and Phoenix Final score last night. You heard it here on Ktrh was 1 26 to 1 20. Houston will come back to the Toyota Center. They will host Indiana Wednesday night..

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott baselessly claims herd immunity

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:58 sec | 21 hrs ago

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott baselessly claims herd immunity

"Governor greg. Abbott claims texas could be close to reaching herd immunity for the corona virus azmat largely reports. That comes hospitalizations. In the state have fallen to their lowest level. Since last summer. Speaking on fox news sunday abbott pointed to the more than seventy percent of seniors and more than half of people age fifty to sixty five in texas. That have gotten at least one vaccine dose. I don't know what herd immunity is but when you add that to the people who have acquired immunity. It looks like it could be very close to her to be unity. Herd immunity is a point when most of the population is either vaccinated or has natural immunity after getting the virus for covid. It's thought to be when around. Seventy percent of people are immune. some health. Experts are disputing abbots claim while some high risk groups have been widely vaccinated. Only about twenty percent of the state's overall population has been and new variants of the virus. Already spreading could send case numbers back up in the coming

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Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

00:23 min | 1 hr ago

Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

"Can track its location, then use a pin number to retrieve the order from the bar. But Lily and Wu Fox News. Hundreds of protesters were outside the Brooklyn Center Police department in Minnesota on Monday night, flouting the seven p.m. curfew. They were calling for justice after the police shooting death of an African American man Sunday. State's attorney general, put in an appearance to call for calm. Coordinate Godfrey of Fox TV affiliate K. M. S. P has more. The attorney general Keith Ellison, and the mayor of Brooklyn Center just came out here and spoke to the few protesters that remain out here. A message for attorney General Keith Ellison was we will seek justice in this case, but for tonight I want you all to go home. I want you to remain peaceful. I don't want any of you to get her or to get arrested. Body cam footage already released seems to show an officer fire her gun while shouting Taser! As if to indicate that she believed that she was firing. A non lethal weapon at officer has been placed on administrative duty are excuse me leave rather, while the investigation is ongoing. The Astros lose to the Tigers and the former manager, A J. Hands at Minute Maid Park Monday night 6 to 2 final score. The two teams will play again tonight. Katie Rachel joined the coverage in progress at seven p.m.. Right after the Michael Berry show made while the Houston Rockets did not get a win last night, they fall to the sons in Phoenix. 1 26 1 20..

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Laureano's 2-run shot sends Oakland A's to 7-3 win over Houston Astros

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

00:31 sec | 2 d ago

Laureano's 2-run shot sends Oakland A's to 7-3 win over Houston Astros

"Astros lost their final game in the Syriza against Oakland Final score 7 to 3. Here's some of what it sounded like on Ktrh. First pitch by by Dieteman Dieteman Crossfire, Crossfire, and and that's that's ripped ripped to to right right field field that's that's going going to to get get in in the the gap. gap. How How to to bail bail score score easily. easily. Brantley Brantley with with another another double double on He's gonna go for three cut off. It's late a triple first triple for the Astros this year. And it's 6 to 3.

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Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Feast of Fun

Feast of Fun

01:14 min | 1 hr ago

Fresh update on "houston" discussed on Feast of Fun

"Gave me like When i don't think is a good time to ask for a favor I get it. I mean could whitney have played that role even at age. Yes but you would have to think about who you would have to get to be everybody else. Who would have been somebody old enough to be. Because think about getting some people polygraph googlers who was gonna be the step mother who was going to be the queen who was going to be the king udall who you do with her playing cinderella. Who are having whitney houston playing the fairy godmother because those songs are what carries the musical the heart of the musical so you know the message and i guess she also really wanted to do it too for her daughter For her daughter to see it. I it's a heartbreaking store that they both ended up dying in now has a bad job. What what's here. i wanna hit. Well dad jokes john. It's not a knock knock joke. Is it no. I always say brown family zero bathtubs to No knock knock. Joke was whitney houston. Come on whitney. We need to use the bathroom now or he is in texas. The only houston to survive underwater. But anyway how. I always say i can make those jokes. I have portrayed whitney houston for far to long. now let's talk about the whiz. Okay what about it. I'm a huge fan of the broadway musical. The ridge that soundtrack. I listened to it every single day. Okay now what is it about the ways that you need to know. Fausto a part of me is film kind like you know they cast richard pryor as the wizard and they took out one of the best songs from it. So you wanted to see the wizard you and i'm like and i feel like it. Kinda was like a really. It doesn't have the groove. Or the impact that the musical the broadway musical has like even ease on down the road. It feels like it's kind of been ironed or sanitized. Funny is what's really funny is that i feel the exact opposite. I do because for example. One of my favorite songs is no bad news yes. The stage version is slower. I liked the pickup. I like the pickup in the film version. It's the same artists. What i love is that you know. So mabel king tedros are the only two people and so most of the dancers were in various productions of the background dancers were in various productions of the wiz. But mabel king ted ross are the only people from the broadway musical to be in the film so the lion and the wicked witch of the west are the only two people There something about the film version of no bad news that picks up that just has a better..

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Laureano's 2-run shot gives Athletics 7-3 win over Astros

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | 2 d ago

Laureano's 2-run shot gives Athletics 7-3 win over Astros

"Frankie Montas earned his first win of the season by allowing one run over six innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros seven to three mantas allowed six hits while striking out five the only blemish on his line was a Kyle Tucker home run on his final pitch of the day Mota says his fastball was key to his success the second time start using more breaking pitches also so that makes all the conspirators promote Laurie on a finished three for four and smacked a two run Homer for the eighth Gen Lowry added a pair of hits and an RBI Jose Altuve they collected two hits and an RBI for the Astros Michael Brantley added an RBI triple Adam splaine Houston

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Teen fatally shot near Sims Bayou in Houston

Money Matters with Ken Moraif

00:24 sec | 2 d ago

Teen fatally shot near Sims Bayou in Houston

"Roger Stern Fox News Last night, a 17 year old boy was shot to death during an argument outside this Houston home. Police say there were several people in front of the house. And sometime during the argument, the suspect fired several shots of the victim, says HPD Lieutenant Larry Krosen. There seems to be a lot of people hanging around along the streets, so hopefully some of them will give us

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Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye surgery

Abdul at Large

00:24 sec | 2 d ago

Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye surgery

"Surgery will sideline Congressman Dan Crenshaw for the next few weeks. In a statement. The Texas Republican says he noticed some dark, blurry spots in his vision and was told the retina of his left eye was detaching. He underwent surgery in Houston yesterday and says he'll essentially be blind for about a month in 2012. Crenshaw, former Navy seal lost his right eye while serving in Afghanistan. One

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Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros Game Recap

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

00:23 sec | 2 d ago

Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros Game Recap

"Like last night 62. Here's some what it sounded like strong not being held on it. First to O. And Brantley left this in the center. Laureano coming in makes the catch. And that is the ball game. The Houston Astros suffer their second loss of the season as the Oakland A's even the SYRIZA at a game apiece, A's when this one by a final Of 6 to 2.

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Women Suing Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Must Reveal Their Names

Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

00:30 sec | 3 d ago

Women Suing Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Must Reveal Their Names

"Shawn watson situation continues to take another turn here earlier today. It was announced that the judges have ruled that the women who have accused the shawn watson of the sexual assault in the civil trial they are actually trying to get. They must disclose their names. Their identities must be revealed on top of that rusty hardin to watson's lawyer acknowledged that there were sexual encounters with some of these masseuses. But that was all consensual. In regards to deshaun watson and the women

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Blasting Houston Leaders Over Opposition To New Voting Bills

Houston Matters

02:05 min | 3 d ago

Blasting Houston Leaders Over Opposition To New Voting Bills

"On today's panel houston chronicle editor of opinion. Lisa falkenberg vivian. Ho health economist at rice university and baylor college of medicine and marcus davis the breakfast club restaurant and host of fish grits and politics. Lisa vivian marcus. Welcome to houston matters. Craig thank you panel. Texas lieutenant governor. Dan patrick had some choice. Things to say. Tuesday about the houston area's leaders and voting procedures in the last election cycle patrick speaking at the state capital criticized harris county for twenty four hour drive thru voting and mass mailing absentee ballot applications to eligible county residents all efforts last november to improve voting access during the pandemic. And all of which would be outlawed if senate bill seven passes this session. Patrick noted harris county does not make policy and create law for the rest of the state. He was responding to a monday. Press conference here in houston in which leaders including mayor turner and harris county judge. Lena hidalgo criticized espy seven arguing. It would discourage minority voter participation. turner called the bill. Jim crow two point. Oh echoing criticism of similar legislation in georgia. Patrick called that characterization race baiting the rhetoric is strong from state and local leaders. Over sb seven and voting procedures. Is this good bad or ugly. Lisa falkenberg from the perspective of journalists. It's good because strong rhetoric makes great headlines right from a from a perspective of texan. Just a texan. Who wants my government work. you know. it's bad it's ugly. You did this. This whole argument is just ridiculous because during the presidential election no one at the aftermath. Nobody was screaming. Oh texas has all this fraud always went you know. We need a recount in texas. No everybody was perfectly fine with the way the election ran but afterward things are so bad that we need to have all this reform. Texas is already the hardest state of the union to cast a ballot in. We have no need for more restrictions

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Houston QB Deshaun Watson's lawyer granted emergency hearings over women's ID

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:47 sec | 3 d ago

Houston QB Deshaun Watson's lawyer granted emergency hearings over women's ID

"The attorney for Texans quarterback to Shana Watson, calling out his client's accusers, demanding they go public with their identities to give Watson a chance to defend himself. Napolitano has those details. Sean Watson's attorney, Rusty Harden, was granted an emergency hearing by the Harris County District Court in Texas as he is now pushing for the release of the identities of 20 of 22 plaintiffs suing the Houston Texans quarterback claiming sexual assault. Misconduct. All but two accusers are using the pseudonym Jane Doe and Harden says the attorney behind those civil lawsuits. Tony Busby is using anonymity like a sword against Watson, who is now losing sponsorship deals over these allegations. Texans defensive coordinator Lovey Smith mom on the subject during the press conference Thursday for me is to stay and learn how to stay in my lane and I don't know enough about that situation. Watson continues to deny the allegations. Matt

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Houston Has Been No. 1 Destination For Many Migrant Teens

NEWS 88.7 Programming

01:29 min | 4 d ago

Houston Has Been No. 1 Destination For Many Migrant Teens

"Thousands of migrant Children and teens have arrived at the US Mexico border in the last few weeks, and Houston has become the number one destination for these teens in recent years. Once kids are processed at the border, most are reconnected with family members and restart their lives in a new country in a new language and at a new school, and that's where our immigration reporter Elizabeth Trove all picks up the story. In southwest Houston. Wisdom High School H I s T teacher Garrett Reid gather some of his students while we talk on a video call he breaks the ice with some gentle teasing comes from football. Claire, this man Group of five tell me their first names only since they have pending immigration cases. Here's how I made the football player. Hi. My name is Jaime. And from where in my life I am 18 years old. They're all from Central America. And they all traveled across Mexico into the U. S. Without a parent some just a few months ago, Jaime explains why he risked his life to come here. Says his dad who left when Jaime was a baby lives in Houston High May came to the U. S to be with him and to escape threats from gang members. All of these students have some family already living in the U. S, Like most of the thousands of kids waiting to be processed in border patrol facilities and migrant shelters in Texas and other parts of the

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Houston's Harris County to remain at Red COVID-19 threat level

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:43 sec | 4 d ago

Houston's Harris County to remain at Red COVID-19 threat level

"Cohen Cohen numbers numbers continue continue to to plummet plummet here here was was County County Judge Judge Lena Lena Hidalgo Hidalgo says says the the numbers numbers here here aren't aren't good good enough enough for for her her to to lower lower the the 10 10 month month old old code code Red Red threat threat level. level. We We just just got got through reviewing them again, and the experts tell me there is not a scientific reason to review them. So I would love and I'm sure I would get a ratings boost as the governor. You know, bragged when he made his announcement to say, Let's open everything. This is over. Good news. Everybody loves to deliver good news, but unfortunately my job is to protect the community. Hidalgo has had Harris County and Code Red since last June, despite used fluctuations in the county's covered number. Since then,

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Paranormal Cirque brings horror circus to Traders Village in Houston

Houston's Morning News

00:32 sec | 5 d ago

Paranormal Cirque brings horror circus to Traders Village in Houston

"Horror themes. Circus making a return visit to Houston this week. Cirque Italians bringing his paranormal Cirque showed a traitor's village inside Fair on North Eldridge Parkway. Scott aware Halloween Haunted House meets on Modern Circus With horror fantasy Heart Stopping acrobatics contortionist scenario last mind with little comedy, an audience interactions judgment. No 100, thirteen's admitted anyone under 17 has to be with an adult. Circus is running with socially distant seats and masses recommended. There's a performance every evening tonight through Friday and then to each on Saturday and Sunday.

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Nike suspends endorsement of Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:38 sec | 5 d ago

Nike suspends endorsement of Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson

"Deshaun watson is losing a pair of endorsement deals amid several sexual misconduct allegations. Nike says they are suspending. Their deal with watson and espn is reporting that beats by dre is ending their sponsorship with the qb twenty. Two women have filed lawsuits against watson over the last month accusing him of inappropriate behavior and sexual assault during sasha appointments. Two of the women detail their experiences publicly yesterday in a statement nike said they are deeply concerned by the allegations. Which watson has denied both the nfl and the houston police department are investigating the claims later this

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Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Loses Major Endorsement Deal

Michael Berry

00:29 sec | 5 d ago

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Loses Major Endorsement Deal

"Company that had endorsed to star NFL quarterback is now taking a pass in the wake of being accused of sexual assault and inappropriate sexual behavior. In 22 separate civil lawsuits filed over the last month, Houston Texans quarterback to Shawn Watson has had his endorsement contract with Nike suspended. Fox is Jared Max Watson has not been criminally charged. He has denied any wrongdoing, largely accused of sexual misconduct with women. He is alleged to have paid. Massages. The Houston Police Department and the NFL are investigating the claims.

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Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Angels 4-2

Sean Hannity

00:34 sec | 6 d ago

Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Angels 4-2

"Waiting for a two strike pitch. Here it comes and Korea lines this one out to right center field, and that ball is God just over the yellow line. I'll go ahead, two run home run for Korea and the Astros air on top 4 to 2. Why? What did adjustment by Caray keep that front shoulder close and clobber it the other way. Waxing his muscles, his first home run of the season, and it's a huge one for the Houston Astros. News, undermanned at ktrh dot com. Our next update at 10 30 now

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STAAR testing impacted by technical issues in Houston, Texas school districts

Sean Hannity

00:21 sec | 6 d ago

STAAR testing impacted by technical issues in Houston, Texas school districts

"There there were were technical technical difficulty difficulty for for students. students. Taking Taking the the online version of the test. The Texas Education Association says there was an issue with the vendor. They used to administer the test, and they vowed they will no longer be using that vendor in the future. Exodus, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick blasting the media and opponents over to election bills. Remember let

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Butler Boosts the Baylor Bears To Beat the Houston Rockets

Game Theory Podcast

01:23 min | 6 d ago

Butler Boosts the Baylor Bears To Beat the Houston Rockets

"Were your thoughts on Thursday our Houston before we move into the big one that before the bad guy. I think that Davion Mitchell is such an annoying Defender. I mean that and the highest respect regard he he just forced his players into badge. Even when they make it and one of the announcement a game in that the first Final Four game said don't take it personally and it's so true. He had backpacks were steals. He reached in his slit its feet and cut his manage charges flops. You don't know what you're really going to get out of those guys offensively one of these players that Jean gerow was writing some hot streak for Houston into the tournament back to spike the score a little bit and then you look at the box score. He's three for 10 with six points and five turnovers. Those are the type of games that they be on Mitchell can force you into having agreed with you how good he was was offensively zero turnovers against a team in Houston that wants to speed you up and make bad decisions is semi incredible and the game really was over by halftime and it was just how much can this deficit be cut into and there is no looking back. Jerry Butler was great 17.6 of nine shooting for free from 3 a guy that just never seems really sped up even wage. Trapped he was under control. He was composed and without Marcus after having 17 points in the first half that game could have been way worse, which is crazy to say.

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2 women accusing Deshaun Watson of misconduct identify themselves

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:38 sec | 6 d ago

2 women accusing Deshaun Watson of misconduct identify themselves

"Women have now come forward publicly after saying they were sexually assaulted by houston. Texans quarterback deshaun watson ashley so lease says she chose to speak out in response to speculation. I know a lot of. You're probably wondering who i was. Or if even existed. I was afraid. I'm not afraid anymore in doing this. So lease and another woman. Lauryn baxley provided details of their allegations against watson and how their careers and mental state have been affected. They joined twenty other women. Who are accusing watson of sexual misconduct during massage

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

02:48 min | 2 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Houston matters on craig's telling good morning it's a winter wonderland across today is quite beautiful but also well problematic. As there are widespread power outages roads and highways closed officials are urging hugh stonings to stay put and stay warm as the region is blanketed with rarely seen snow and ice. Almost the entire state of texas is under a winter storm warning. We're also under a wind. Chill warning and hard freeze warning. We're experiencing some of the coldest conditions we've seen in the houston area in decades as we talk about this very rare winter storm. We welcome your news about it from your neighborhood. Your photos of the snow. You can email those to us at talk. Houston matters dot org..

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

02:36 min | 4 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Or that. I auditioned for didn't get whatever it's i don't know it's made it easier to see like everything in its due time. You know the universe will come and get you when it's ready for whatever it is ready for and i think we all learned that lesson to but again another piece of advice that i understand i feel for a greater degree so anyway and then. She taught me the basics. I you know. I went through high school and i had a really good high school program and i had fun doing the ability. She was very into not not very intimately. Stanislavsky was the basis of her teaching but she did her own thing with it. But i learned how to break down a script and look for an intentions design. What do you want and just the simplistic things have acting. That are literally one. Oh one but until somebody tells you to look for them. You don't even think to unless you're nationally gifted which i was not not in that way houston native and actor. Jim parsons talking with houston matters. Troy schultz more head from jim. Parsons about filming the net flicks movie the boys in the band and his experience with covid nineteen is houston matters continues. This is houston matters. I'm craig cohen. Let's continue now with our conversation with houston native and actor. jim parsons. He stars in the netflix film. The boys in the band parsons. Also starred in the two thousand eighteen broadway revival of the play he tells houston matters troy schultz what it was like bringing the same cast from stage to screen. Well when we first were getting ready to start before we hit the set. Before we're back together again i have was worried because it had been a very powerful and positive experience for me the summer before it had been part of the summer. The hit lead me to deciding that it was going to be my last year of big bang. That that i was gonna you know. And so it represented so many things to me at a personal level in a weird way. That and i had such a good experience in general with the part in the play that i worried somehow tarnishing the experience by doing it again if it wasn't as good whatever that meant is on the mind but it really was as soon as we got there as soon as we were together and starting to go through it again you just immediately realize that was because it was the exact same group of people same director. Same everybody you realize that it was going to be just a. You're going to get to go deeper..

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

02:20 min | 4 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Houston matters dot org and while we get some calls and emails set setup Let me start with lisa with you. What are some of your you stoning and pet peeves whether we're talking about the holidays the rest of twenty twenty or just in the moment what's what's on your mind. He stays in the moment. The weather is so beautiful this time of year and it's exactly when days are shortest a problem. Yeah but but another way to look at it is that you need to savor the moment right. It's short sweet. So appreciate it live in the moment because that moment will be passed. And then we'll have months and months of swampy humidity and heat depriving jessica. How about you so for me One of one of the things that happens around this time of year people start playing the game gotten and so you're supposed to avoid listening to the song last christmas and why would you want to deprive yourself of listening to such an amazing song. That just makes no sense to me. I just see new game this year where they're starting something called wam hunter where you actually count the number of times that you listen to that they're gonna stick with that one. Wow i did not expect a wham reference so early in this i moved so it was inevitable but i didn't think it was gonna be right out of the gate. Wow all right so wham again must be avoided at all costs. Let's let's dive right into. We've got some some emails and calls and we'll start with with the brett. Who says i live in berlin germany now but spent almost my entire life prior to two years ago in houston living in a place that has a predictable consistent. Climate has made me realize that my houston pet peeve is the unpredictability of houston winters. Make up your damn mind houston. Is it winter or isn't it might be a bit of a counter lisa into what you you're saying in a way. This is our winter. Yeah yeah dible and short yep a. Let's jump on the line or take a call from john in the energy corridor john. What's.

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

02:48 min | 4 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"But the technology is a huge part of it as well during this pandemic. we've come to appreciate technology in a really different way. I think we're technology is enabling us to do all these things that you know in previous decades. We wouldn't have been able to do so while we're separated from each other. Were so much more connected than we used to be. And this is a way of experiencing nature outdoors and also experiencing music through technology without having to you know be close to anybody. You can do this completely on your own. You can do this with your family. It's just a really great way to get out and Have a completely new experience of these bucolic. Urban spaces and alicia lawyer is happy to have something to share with an audience of historians. Even if it's not live it's pretty exciting to be the soundtrack for houston. Let's let's say that. But i also think we emphasize so much about multi generational audiences in the fact that you can do something together but at separate like you can be listening to this. Your kids are running around the park. And it's just a way to share something that have separate experience and just create memories with music and with our spaces. I'm really thrilled that this could happen. It's so exciting and you know we have hundreds and hundreds of other pieces we. This is not the end there. There are so many other ways we can be.

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

03:14 min | 4 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"We thought you dear podcast listener might enjoy hearing a few conversations this week some discussions that you might have missed from earlier this year. Today we offer up this chat from the before times back in february when i was in studio with author mark largish talking about his book vanished houston landmarks which focuses on like it sounds some locations keyed houston's history that and i know this is a shock we tour down. Enjoy the conversation tour companies around town. We'll take visitors to the bayou city too. Many of houston's major landmarks from the skyscrapers that dot the downtown skyline to some beloved local hangouts are stadiums museums and parks all the spots. That make up the houston. We know today but what about the landmarks that aren't there anymore. The astro worlds the gillies the shamrock hotels of houston's past well you can take a virtual tour of those locales of yesteryear through longtime he stony and author mark. Artists's book vanished. Houston landmark's marquee. Thank you we have been at times. A community of reinvention we build up. We knocked down. We build again. That doesn't mean though that there isn't a lot of history here right right. The the fascinating thing about houston is how much history has been made in houston and how quickly houston tends to tear down the places where they history was made in replaces it with something else that they feel will be more useful. Does that create an environment. Where we ourselves houstonians have a tendency to baby not recognize the history that we half. Oh yes people will drive by places that were significant both in the houston houston's history and world history and be completely ignorant of the fact that history was made there. Can you give an example of that. Well one example a couple of examples. One would be the randall's that boris yeltsin visited back in nine thousand nine hundred eighty nine when he was visiting the houston johnson space center and he had been completely unimpressed with his visit at the jc because he saw an empty Mission control room because we weren't flying a shuttle at that time and was given a tour of a mockup of a space station that we were going to build eventually when the soviets already had a manned space station in orbit for three years on his way out of houston though out of the space center. He impulsively stopped at an ordinary. Grocery store. randall's at the corner of highway three in l. dorado. Its food town these days. It is a food town today. The thing is this was an average grocery store typical. He went in it and discovered that it was cleaner better stocked and offered lower prices than the grocery stores that were available.

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"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

Houston Matters

03:18 min | 5 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Of the pga tour best starting off today at the memorial park golf course in the opening round of the houston open we grip it and rip it and try to reach the green into houston matters continues. Even a pandemic can't stop the first pga tournament at houston's memorial park golf course since nineteen sixty three in fact this year's houston open which starts today and continues through. Sunday is the first uspga events since march to allow a limited number of fans on the course to tell us more about the houston open. We're joined now by giles. Kibi president of the astros golf foundation which funded the memorial park. Golf course redesign. That's on display this week giles. Welcome back to houston matters. Yeah thank you very much. Great to be on. Congratulations on the golf course and the tournament highlighting at this week. Yeah it's exciting day for us so just left. They're running out two minute bates for a bit. But and then i'll be back. It's exciting to watch this players out there. You know it's been a long project. It's twenty one months for us in Breaking ground to get into this point so It's really great to see To see it all come to fruition and get the tour out there and We five hundred fans day so excited to see that as well. It's good to Clapping when birdies are going at golf. If ever there was a sport that could probably handle not having fans there. Maybe it's golf just because it's the old cliche about polite golf crowds and everybody's quiet while somebody steps up to to take their shot but you do kind of miss some of the excitement and the energy that the crowd brings to it right we have. It's the players have missed it to you. Know it gets their journal and going and they love here in the rowers so they're excited to have fans back what steps are being taken to ensure that that those fans that are in attendance are able to be there safely not just for them for the golfers caddies officials and the rest. Yeah so Masks are required. it's limited to twenty five hundred. I the food and beverage. Concession issue is a little different. We have Five tenths setup. Where people can go and you walk in grab a grab and go lunch and kind of get out outside and sitting some patio chairs and Outdoors i so it's a little different but You know there are not not any grandstands. No hospitality suites. You're walking the course. It's a big course. Two hundred and thirty acres. So they're walking. The course and i'm have a lot of room to socially distance and two. I stay safe so we feel real good about the health and safety plan. We think it's going to be a great event and you're asking some questions. People arrive And checking temperatures as well right. We are checking temperatures. We're ask we're going through a screen check on you know that. We've all been doing for the past several months so Yeah all that's going on and if there are any concerns then we quarantine people address those but So far everything's going well..

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05:45 min | 5 months ago

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"We turn our to some newly elected officials in the greater houston area. I'm craig cohen today on. Houston matters we talk with two republican. Tom ramsey the newly elected harris county. Commissioner precinct three and democrat and johnson the newly elected representative of the one hundred thirty fourth district in the texas house houston matters with gregg cohen. A production of houston public media with support from cigna together. All the way also this hour a newly directed courtroom seeks to offer safe harbor in houston municipal courts. An author examines his efforts to establish his black identity in an overwhelmingly white world. And some of the best golfers in the world are teeing off today at the newly redesigned memorial park golf course in opening round action of the houston open and for the first time since march spectators are.

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03:25 min | 6 months ago

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"For Houston Matters Joshua's in. And you can find more information about the Roko on Buffalo Project at our co Dot Org thanks so much for joining us here on Houston matters today and listening during this our fall fundraising campaign ansa actually the first day of the campaign. Houston matters has been on the air since twenty thirteen. Thanks in large part to your fellow listeners who stepped up contributed to the station said Yeah. We'll fund the idea of a local talk show and then year after year have continued to support it and we're so grateful to everyone who has if you give to Houston public media each year and you support Houston. Matters each year please consider making an additional gift today because your donation will have doubled. The impact today is meals day, and in lieu of traditional thank you gift. You can select a number of meals to be delivered to greater Houston's homebound seniors. So you can not only support Houston public media, but also do that and make twice the difference when you go online to. Houston Public Media Dot Org, and make your additional gift with more on why should do that Michael Haggerty's with us again, Michael and Craig Yeah Your gift today, of course, support stories on Houston matters like the one we just heard about a wonderful classical music program, of course, arts culture such a huge part of greater Houston in life year, and of course, like everything they've. Had to adapt so much in this time of the pandemic, and it's it's cool to hear how people are finding new creative ways to to kind of work around the limits of our present condition. So a great story there by Josh. Rosen, great to hear audio out there in the park just to kind of thing, you hear all the time on Houston public media. Will support more of that going on in the community and more of that you know on your radio every single day here on Houston matters, zoo nothing of all the other shows that we are in our local newscasts and reporters and all that. So make an additional gift to the station today. So we can continue to provide more arts and culture here aren't matters or conversations with elected officials that we do every. Week and everything in between call eight, eight, nine, zero, nine, zero, eight, eight, seven, that's eight, eight, eight, nine, zero, nine, zero, eight, eight, seven or just give online at Houston Public Media Dot Org you know Michael earlier we were talking with Patrick Jankowski from the Greater Houston partnership about how the fact that pretty much every sector in our economy has been impacted in fairly significant way by the pandemic over the last several months. The Arts and culture the arts organizations that we have here across greater Houston have certainly been impacted in a big way and so one of the things that we've talked about. is how we can try and do more ever-more to highlight those organizations as they attempt to navigate their way towards providing virtual performances, outdoor performances, doing different things to spread. The Arts across the community, your financial support allows us to provide you with that coverage. Your support right now makes a huge difference. Make a contribution right now at eight, eight, nine, zero, nine, zero, eight, seven or you can give online at Houston public media dot org thanks so much..

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08:17 min | 7 months ago

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"It something that Democrats or Republicans can vote for our political analysts way him plus commentator and attorney Bakari Sellers on leadership and ethics and Houston's one of the folks behind the world's sky race concept for a worldwide race of newly designed lighter than air ships will start with the news update from NPR stay with US sir. This Houston matters I'm Craig Co good morning just ahead did late changes by area district. So confusion among students and parents during the returned to school news at Sevens Laura joins us to explain and later we talk with politician commentator and University of Houston guest lecturer but curry sellers. But first let's check in with news eight hundred seven Eddie Robinson with some of what matters to Houston today cove nineteen related and otherwise Good Morning Eddie. Good, morning Craig Yeah let's start the update with covert numbers from state health officials. Fourteen hundred new corona virus cases were reported across Texas yesterday sixty one new fatalities were also reported but overall deaths here in Texas Craig related to Covid nineteen there on a steady decline. Also, health officials are seeing fewer people in the hospital for the virus. Now, zoom in closer to our area here in Houston Houston is inching closer to corona virus benchmarks set by local hospital leaders. According to the Texas medical, center, they're telling US metrics like the reproduction rate has been slowing hospital capacity has been improving the number of patients in ICU beds they've been dropping but what still a bit of a concern Craig as the daily New Case Count of the Corona Virus Med center officials say in the Greater Houston area, they add eight hundred and fifty one cases on Monday alone around six hundred people currently hospitalized for Covid nineteen at twenty thousand patients have been discharged since the pandemic began. Meanwhile Craig on some unfortunate news, the Houston Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own after Captain Tommy Sursee died Tuesday after being hospitalized with Cova one, thousand, nine, hundred, forty, five year old served the Houston. Fire Department for Eighteen years funeral arrangements are pending. The city of Houston has now lost six municipal employees and three firefighters to the illness and then finally Craig. I. Got a mentioned this. Those Luanne plates the side Ajello. The desserts. Say Goodbye Luby's, which also owns the FUDD ruckers. Burger chain intends to sell the business and distribute its proceeds to shareholders. Assuming the assets are sold the company estimates to distribute about one hundred million dollars. Bob Lubi opened the first Luby's and San Antonio back in nineteen forty seven Chris Harris Papas took over the company in two thousand one and then moved its headquarters to Houston. It's all part of Craig, the drop in sales and government mandated closures all related to the Corona virus pet him. Yeah and I'm also wondering just you know the cafeteria model, right you know how how many people are inclined to to do buffet style food cafeteria style food they're going to be a lot of a lot of restaurants lots of businesses contemplating whether they need to change whatever models they have veterans in place news eight, Seventy Robinson. Thanks very much. This fall semester, of course, looks very different from a year ago as students teachers and staff adjusts to health and safety measures relating to the pandemic. Some parents are also having to adjust expectations as some districts modify their back to school plans news at eight seven segregation reporter Laura. Aisin's joins us now to talk about some changes large morning. He could Craig I how did the first day of classes go for area schools that started back up Tuesday many of them virtually. Yeah I followed a primarily the Houston independence full district, which is the largest school district not just in our region but in the state and you know I think everybody was sort of holding their breath because as you said, it is such a different start to the school year and it was it was bumpy it was a rocky start because early on there were some Technical Technology Problems when you have virtual school for over two hundred thousand students plus their teachers and the one of the main on platforms, the website crashed very early on and so a lot of parents were very frustrated trying to log on and they couldn't, and then leader the website did get back up and then it appears it crashed again I'm so that was that was rough by. Here, we are day to but there's a bigger challenge with H. I. S. D.. And that's just making sure that with this virtual school that's going to go on until mid. October that every child has a device, an internet to access those classes, and so that was another big challenge that we saw develop over the last few days. How did he chased the initially planned to address that? Well I name were out You know earlier this summer. The Houston Independent School district without pretty far front saying we're going to be virtual and we're GONNA stay virtual. For. Quite a while as I said until October nineteenth and but the Houston Independent School district the majority of the students are low income and not everybody has a device at home or high-quality Internet. I've talked with a lot of parents who you know in this spring, they had their young children doing their homework on their cell phone and that's just not sustainable or very educational for a long term. Situation that we're looking at, and so a try see tried to deploy devices, distribute devices to everyone who needed them and yesterday. The Interim Superintendent greedily told reporters that they've distributed over ninety, nine, thousand devices which I. Knew, it was going to be a big number. I didn't realize it was that big and that's almost half the district but it's it's not enough. There's still a need a leith. In said that about twelve thousand students primarily elementary school age kids still need to need some devices particularly IPAD. And so late last week, they announced that for children who don't have the technology access that they need that they're going to open up these virtual learning centers they've set them up thirty six different locations campuses around the district, and that that brings its own kind of host of problems and concerns for the community members I talked with Criselda Raina, who's a teacher and apparent, and she said you know look this is putting an undue burden on low income families, exposing them to greater risk of covid nineteen, and it's very last minute. You know plan the why? Why wasn't more done sooner to make sure that these children also could study in a safe environment environment. The district given any indication of any effort to try and identify a way to get twelve thousand devices in the hands of those students instead of sending them to to this alternate side or these alternate sites. Well, the interim superintendent she says that there are just waiting on some shipments that they're. These devices are en route. They just haven't gotten here yet and schools were distributing devices still yesterday. So they seem pretty confident that they're going to make this goal. I didn't get a firm time line, but they say, bad things are just. In. In route you know they're just waiting for these shipments, which also.

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02:29 min | 8 months ago

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"And well, everything was going along swimmingly until you know. But while the pandemic has caused the group to rethink the final pieces of its project a bit, you cannot stop momentum and the project is nearing completion here to tell us more is Apolo Chamber players Artistic Director, met Dietrich and Houston Ballet Principal Dancer Connor Walsh Matt Connor Walk into Houston Matters. Thanks so much Craig and great to be here with you. Yeah. Thank you by. Matt, how did this project COME TO BE? Well six years ago, we wanted to think big think boldly and put Apollo on the new music math in a way that was true to our multicultural mission and the incredible diversity. Of Houston I. WE'VE explored music from a myriad of cultures from all over the world from Vietnam Japan Crane, countries and cultures of Europe and Latin America and Cuba we went to Cuba and then right here in our backyard. African American spiritual than American Indian Traditional Music We started with very little money but you know with some resilience and some bold ideas we were able to get as close as we've come. Concluding problem this project in twenty in twenty twenty and we had we had no idea obviously that we would be hit with Kovic. And you say you got a very close how close were you? How far into this project? Through the night this already at the final commissions a scheduled for March in May of this year, the nineteenth and twentieth, and then a big festival of about a dozen concerts all around Houston called festival twenty by twenty twenty at many different venues that we're going to be free of charge and ending. Miller outdoor theatre on July second. Obviously, that hasn't happened. So we wanted to still figure out a way to in a innovatively finish this project in during this year as our our initial goal. So we decided to put together twenty standalone video episodes of part of a series we. Interviewed. All of the composers of the project and some guest artists and we recorded some new studio performances and we'll be pro premiering doing a digital mirror of the final two pieces as part of the series of the end and then on top of that you know we're so happy to have connor here help the Ucla you know we've done a lot of operations with. HOUSTON. Ballet Dancers in the past we're them with the premiere of CACTI and then also on match as part of another one of our commissions in two thousand, eighteen called Brazilian beats, and one of our favorite things to do is to connect music and dance..

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02:44 min | 8 months ago

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"And you know look there are lots of organizations trees for Houston, is one of them that really focuses on planting more trees throughout Houston. They've done a wonderful job of that. the the power lines. Oh, that's a that's a tough one You know we have a sister. Called scenic Texas and they work. You know they they work on you know advocating for that throughout the state that is a tough one I think we'd all like to see that happen but I'm look there are things that are happening to improve all the things that she that your your your listener has has touched upon that are happening. Now since about that's good news, it seems like these efforts fall into, you could almost divide them into two categories what to do with new spaces that are being developed to ensure that there's some consideration giving given to. How they look. And then what you do with old spaces that are either being redeveloped or are not, and there are limitations on what you can do. How much do you? How much energy are spending sort of navigating the old versus new spaces? You know we that that we have people ask fat of a lot and that's A. What's that saying? How do you eat an elephant? One Bite at a time you know that's that's a these things are very hard to tackle and city in our city So we we don't. We don't focus too much on on that We focus more again on this on first impressions, shared public spaces, educating the public and and and and and developers, and all the folks. State different stakeholders who would be building Houston to make sure that they're you know making thoughtful design decisions when they're building. So that's really what we've focused on. You know on Fort like unfortunately there's so many things to focus on in the city of Houston we you have to you have to pick a couple of spaces and and go there I wish we could focus on on all of these things..

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04:12 min | 8 months ago

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"Yeah I I think I think it does make it harder in Houston but you can you can see the you know the city has a great list on their website of projects that they're undertaking. You can go to the city of Houston website and search for that. and you can see where the projects are happening but but I do think it is more. It is harder to make some changes because of the our zoning laws and he has done in Yang unless you live in one of the neighborhoods that's pretty strict about what you're doing which I happen to live in one of those neighborhoods you know it it is. It's it's hard to tim to make an impact. Or the the major complaints that you stones tend to make when it comes to how pretty or not Houston is. Well the ones we hear almost are because we are we were considered a sign of experts and we really focus on again streets, sidewalks, crosswalks that shared public realm we hear mostly that. About seionage blight we hear a lot about unworkable sidewalks we hear you know ugly looking streets. and so again, that's what what are focused on is is improving not shared public realm. I. Mean I think we we all have you know tripped over are the you know the broken sidewalks are neighborhoods and you know been scared to cross the street you know at times in our neighborhood there's there's a lot of improvement to to be made there. You mentioned sign edge blight Mario Rights after spending weeks in the lush green jungles, of Mexico and landing at Intercontinental. Airport. Driving Down I forty five with the overabundance of unseemly billboards was rather jarring. About that. It is it is It is jarring will look we're we. We were constantly advocating for less billboards in Houston and We you know that was our that was our initial mission, and we are very hopeful with this air- airport corridor district that the the sign edge this it doesn't really impact the billboards it impacts the sign that will be built. You know with the businesses along those thoroughfares that it will be greatly cleaned up with the size and height restrictions, and also those thoroughfares will just look a lot prettier now that it's been deemed you know its own district. But it is it is jarring. Forget the first time I flew into Houston I moved here to be with my my husband never forget the first time I flew in and I'm like, you know thinking what have I done and then I got four neighborhood and I got to our neighborhood and I it's the you know one of the prettiest neighborhoods you could you could live in and so you know there's there's such a it is. It's jarring when you first come into the city and then you know there's so much beauty in inside Houston inside lots of the cities around. HOUSTON. But you just have to get there I appreciate it. When I first arrived in Houston it wasn't anything about the scenery what? Stuck with me was everywhere I went my God this blast of cold air everywhere inside. And I'll admit pretty much keep my that all the time now. Dean is in Spring Branch, and she offers ideas for how to make Houston Prettier. She mentioned four she says, shade trees, preferably natives, walkable neighborhoods. She says, a walkable neighborhood is usually a beautiful one. She says cultivate the unique character of neighborhoods and she says bury the power lines in admits that maybe that's a pipe dream. What of those are realistic options. Well I think those are great Let the city just passed a walkable neighborhood ordinance. which is very exciting and that means that the city of Houston we'll have a lot more focused on making our neighborhoods more walkable. That was a big a big win think for all of us in. HOUSTON..

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02:30 min | 8 months ago

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"Yes good morning. Thank you for taking my call. I have a question about zoning and how the industrial and retail space comes to border residential areas. case in point my neighborhood was at one point very nice and beautiful, and once a residential Sorry. A industrial and retail space opened up pretty much surrounding our community We saw just the overall aesthetic declined rapidly a lot about side traffic and also a lot of trash that brings along with it that litters the streets and the neighborhood any elaboration on what may be coming in the future as far as zoning, and maybe a little bit of history behind why we don't have as zoning laws and for places. Thanks for the call answer the question heather. Well Look. That must be extremely frustrating and I think I'm I'm no expert in zoning. I I I understand your frustration and that's the kind of the beautiful thing about Houston and sometimes the messy part of Houston Our recommendation is that you know when you WANNA, see scenic change in your neighborhood and when you're having these issues in your neighborhood that you make sure you know there's a way for US citizens to to to make these changes than to have our voices heard and to you know make sure that you're getting involved with your civic club. Your Neighborhood Associations pay attention to what's happening at City Hall and then make sure that you know when you. When these things are happening in your neighborhood that you're reaching out your city council member and really advocating for perceived change in your neighborhood and I'm sorry that that sounds so frustrating that that's happened but I'm I'm not zoning for and I don't I don't know what's happening with zoning in the near future but but again, our mission is that were you know we want to empower citizens to make scenic change in their own neighborhood than and there are definitely ways you can do that by by staying involved in your in your neighborhoods. I. Guess just sort of generally speaking though does are. Are Limited zoning laws traditional zoning. Other ways that we do you have neighborhoods that have specific requirements and things like that. But we don't have the kind of traditional zoning might see in some other cities. Does it make it a little bit harder to get some of these.

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05:39 min | 8 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Here in the Houston area we have four of those seats CD to which is inside the loop going up to go up up towards Tom Ball and then over to Kingwood and a very gerrymandered district where Dan Crenshaw's dealing challenged by. Sima. Lodge. Of Oregon CD twenty two, which is primarily in county Troy nehls is the Republican Sri Carney is the democrat. Then we have a CD southern, which is. What the western part of Houston was he fletcher's the incumbent who defeated John Culbertson back in two thousand eighteen. She's being challenged by Wesley Hunt and finally in another gerrymandered district, which stretches from Hesse Harris. County all the way up to Travis County Michael McCall, the Republican incumbent news being by Democrat Siegel. So we've got a lot going on in congressional races and it really. The size of the Republican delegation in the US House. Will depend on how well the their candidates do here in Texas. There's no hope Republicans are going to take a majority in the US House. But how far away they get from majority will depend heavily on what occurs in the lone star state mark anything else you keeping tabs on these days in the world of politics. I, I mean just watching the evolution of the battle for the Texas House, which is something that will relate to control the US. House. During the next decade, if Democrats are able to have a net gain of nine seats in the Texas House, they'll have see that the redistricting table in two thousand, twenty one when the legislature meets and they'll be able. To prevent Republicans from engaging in extreme partisan gerrymander that could cost the Republican party up to say six seats in the US, house because Texas will be have thirty eight or thirty, nine up from thirty six during the next decade and so the fate of the GOP majority in the US House in many ways will pass through what occurs in. Texas. Twenty twenty elections. Mark Jones is political science fellow at Rice University's Baker. Institute for Public Policy Rene Cross is a senior director and researcher at the Hobby School of public. Affairs at the University of Houston and political science lecturer at UH. Mark Renee. Thanks very much. And just ahead should we make more of an effort to keep Houston bit prettier stay with us is, Houston matters continues..

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04:44 min | 8 months ago

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"Good Morning. This is Houston matters. I'm Craig in coming up. We've heard from public and private school administrators and teachers about return to school plans. But how much has the pandemic impacted parents who home school their kids? We'll ask one also former vice president Joe, Biden and newly named running mate Senator Kamla Harris are preparing for their first joint appearance. This afternoon we'll discuss that and other developments in politics and will consider if there should be more of an effort to make Houston well, a little prettier I though we say. Good morning to news eighty seven Davis land here with some of what matters to Houston today cove nineteen and otherwise Good Morning Davis Good Morning. Craig. Gap Excuse me. Yeah. This morning we're seeing. A new set of measures out from the Texas Medical Center you know they've got this Hindi website chocked full of data on how covid nineteen is playing out in greater. Houston recently updated that with these three gauges they look like speedometers with a needle and a circle and they're color coded. So with these three gauges TMC hospitals are tracking the effective reproduction rate, the daily new case count and the positivity rate. I'll go through each of these one by one, the effective positivity rate that's the average number people infected by one person. It measures how effective things like mask wearing and social distancing have been if it's any higher than one, the spread. Of. The viruses accelerating if it's lower than one is slowing down yesterday, it was calculated to be zero point nine meaning the spread of the virus is slowing but only only slightly it's almost to that kind of just one to one rate The other two metrics are newly confirmed cases. That's the number of new cases, each day and the positivity rate. The rate of people testing positive for covid nineteen as far as new cases in the greater Houston area that was thirteen hundred cases yesterday in order for the virus to be under control the Medical Center says that needs to be less than two hundred cases a day. So we're a pretty long way off from that for the positivity rate, the Medical Center. was at ten point, five percent yesterday they say that needs to be below five percent before the virus is considered under control. So like we've been saying this week and last, there are some encouraging signs there but we are by no means out of the woods yet there's still a lot of progress to be made before the pandemic is brought under control here. Other news though we're learning that Hispanic owned businesses in Houston has been hit particularly hard by the economic effects of the pandemic the University of Houston Center.

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05:42 min | 8 months ago

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"This is Houston matters on Craig Cohen on Friday governor. Greg Abbott reinforced the opinion of his attorney, General Ken Paxton that local school districts have the right to determine when and how their students returned to classrooms, and that local health officials can't keep them away to prevent spread of Cove Nineteen Harris. County. Judge Lena Hidalgo in Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner disagree to discuss the political implications of this and other recent developments in politics were joined now by brand rotting house co host of News Eighty Seven's party politics program and a professor of political science at the University of Houston and Nancy Sims a political analyst and lecturer in the University of Houston Political Science Department Nancy Brandon welcomed the program. Warning Craig Craig Good Morning. Nancy why don't we start with you? Why did authority over when how to return students to classrooms become? So political so fast? It's like everything code has become political. So this particular issue has been intensely political because people make vast general rules without taking into account local circumstances, and that has elevated the debate over win schools will open to a very political level. Brandon is that or is it just a question of each level of governance if you will love school districts, cities, counties, states that whatever one you represent you think should be the one to make decisions about things like this. It a little of I think Nancy's right that this is certainly political because the circumstances have developed that way and I think initially could have been quelled. But now that we're where we are, it's impossible to take the politics out of it. It's really impossible to Texas in the middle of this pandemic that requires there to be coordination among multiple levels of government and one of the things we try to. Stress to our students is that this is such a complicated way to run a government and in many ways inefficient. So once you throw the politics into it, it becomes a real mess. Nancy. What specifically motivated the governor to make that sort of reinforcing statement on Friday after the Attorney General's letter came out after the Texas Education Agency reversed its policy towards funding for schools that wanted to stay online only. After the city of Houston and Harris County..

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02:10 min | 10 months ago

"houston" Discussed on Houston Matters

"Fighting for the boat. Betty. What did Houston's suffragettes conclude was the most effective method to sway stones to their 'cause. I couldn't see what I think really affected the Texas. A suffrage is. Gaining support is what they did during World War wound. They pretty much set aside. All of their activists activism towards the suffrage. Movement and and they really really. When in raised millions of dollars here, in Houston Liberty Liberty Wounds. They just I. Think I think their participation in that changed some minds about the women they were sharing in all of this. They should be equal citizens in everything and I. Think in at least in Texas I think that had a lot to do with with the opposition may maybe coming over and saying seeing what they were doing and they. They, they did equality in citizenship because they were certainly participating in the war. Effort like that. It's interesting because it does sound like. Michelle that here in Houston, and across Texas, anyway that that you know based off of what Betty saying that there was. A certain degree of success in that first approach that you were talking about the idea of now the this was really about lobbying politically influencing lawmakers, establishing and building relationships with them to to convince them versus the more overt. Efforts to pick it. Hunger strikes things that nationwide it sounds like finally helped to. Convince or push this Across the finish line. Do you think that different approaches were effective in different ways across the country? Accurately and I think you know on a national level. They were effective in tandem.

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