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Go beyond the headlines. Beyond the he-said, she-said of the news pages. Join Houston Chronicle Opinion Editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg as she and editorial board members tackle urgent, vexing and just plain intriguing questions in the news. From Beto to Trump, bail reform to education, the migrant crisis to church abuse – they explore issues in Houston, Washington and across Texas through the lens of a single question. Sometimes, they even agree on the answer.
 
Twenty-five years ago, Selena Quintanilla-Perez was already a legend in the Tejano music world and on the verge of superstardom. But on March 31, 1995, Selena’s close friend Yolanda Saldívar pulled a gun from her purse and fired a single bullet. Selena was pronounced dead a short time later. Selena’s murder left her family, friends and fans around the world stunned, heartbroken and speechless. In the days, months and years that followed, one question would linger: "why?" Why would someone wh ...
 
RC, The Self Proclaimed 2015 Podcast Rookie of the Year (Central Valley California), Willa tha King (Houston, TX), Heavy Handed J (Inglewood, California) and the fam talk everything Boxing, after a history making career at ONTHEGRIND Boxing Podcast. Joined by the Fam, they give their spin on the latest Boxing fights, news and rumors (Sunday’s @ 2pm Central). Also give their picks and opinions on the up coming fights (Wednesday’s @ 9pm Central)
 
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Seeking to support LGBTQ businesses threatened during the pandemic, the Human Rights Campaign, through an LGBTQ business preservation initiative, has given five-figure grants to 10 enterprises across the country, including Houston's Pearl Bar. Reporter Hannah Dellinger talks with Ferrill about why the survival of the bar is essential to its patrons…
 
Vaccine researcher (and frequent guest) Dr. Peter Hotez is worried. As the COVID case numbers are trending upward again, he's worried about a "third peak" this fall and winter that would start at a higher infection level than the first two peaks of May and July, creating "a triple hump, with successively bigger humps." Hotez is also worried about h…
 
Nancy Sarnoff, Chronicle real estate reporter and co-host of the Looped In podcast, commiserates with Ferrill over the outlook for commercial real estate in Houston. She does not see a bright future in the near term for hotels, offices, restaurants and retail strip centers as the full effect of the region's economic stall becomes apparent. Connect …
 
The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain and Aaron Wilson preview the Texans’ game against the Steelers and what it would take to pull off an upset in Pittsburgh on this episode of the Texas Sports Nation podcast. Connect with John McClain and Aaron Wilson. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast …
 
Since the pandemic hit in March, 15,000 Texans have died of COVID-19 — and 400,000 Texans have registered to vote. From Austin, politics reporter Jeremy Wallace discusses the effect those two numbers might have on the outcome of the November election. Read: Texas shatters voter registration records again as Trump-Biden election draws closer Connect…
 
Rapper Mulatto is promoting her latest album “Queen of Da Souf.” She opens up about a range of topics including: working with her father and how he can’t have say in her lyrics anymore, the packed out show she performed in Alabama, that viral XXL moment with Fivio Foreign, and much more. Enjoy!By Angela Yee, Inc.
 
On Saturday, the morning after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, columnist Erica Grieder started calling women to ask how they were processing the news. Those women told her they were shocked, heartbroken, devastated, sad and scared, but that everyone was busy. With the election only 45 days away, everyone, they said, is getting to work. Read: Grie…
 
Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer explain why the team misses more than Justin Verlander’s arm and discuss whether a lingering malaise can be remedied as the playoffs beckon. Connect with Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/policies/lis…
 
Last week Texas governor Greg Abbott held a press conference (!) and announced the next phase of reopening for much of the state, allowing most businesses, restaurants, offices, museums and libraries to operate at 75% capacity, up from 50%. He did not allow bars to reopen. Texas bars have been shutdown since June 26. Austin-based reporter Cayla Har…
 
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