Full Show: Heavy Rain And Flooding, And Synchronized Swimming (May 10, 2019)

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: More heavy rain is expected tonight and this weekend as Houston deals with some of the heaviest rainfall it’s seen since Hurricane Harvey. We get the latest forecast and learn how the area’s creeks and bayous
have handled the flooding.

Also this hour: This week, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced his budget proposal for the next fiscal year that begins July 1. City Controller Chris Brown joins us to explain the challenges and issues in the coming budget.

Then, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And, as Houston prepares to host a statewide qualifying meet for the Junior Olympics, we learn about competitive synchronized swimming in the city.

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