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Houston Mayor Cancels State Republican Party's In-Person Convention

After weeks of political posturing between state Republicans and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, the mayor on Wednesday said he’s canceling the Texas Republican Party’s in-person convention, an event that was scheduled to be held at downtown Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center beginning on July 16.

Think with Krys Boyd

In Defense Of The Suburbs

Ian Bogost, contributing writer at The Atlantic and the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology, joins us to talk about ditching the urban core for peace — and distance.

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