Town Square with Ernie Manouse

Town Square with Ernie Manouse

Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day’s most important and pressing issues — a place for the audience to share personal opinions and have the opportunity to ask questions of leading experts on any given subject. Through lively conversations, ranging from issues of race to the coronavirus, we strive to keep our listeners well-informed and educated. The ability to listen and share is what moves a society forward… together! You can listen to Town Square with Ernie Manouse every weekday at 3pm on News 88.7.

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August 4, 2022 49 min

Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, questions@townsquaretalk.org or @townsquaretalk.

Local residents are dining out for a good cause in support of Houston Restaurant Weeks August 1 - September 5, 2022. 

Founded by the late “Diva of Dining” restaurant correspondent and philanthropist Cleverley Stone in 2003, Ho...

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Making a stop on his 49-day Drive for Texas campaign, taking him to 70+ cities in 65+ counties, Democratic nominee for the 2022 Texas gubernatorial election Beto O'Rourke is traveling more than 5,600 miles to hold...

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Last week the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in a row, trying to help curb inflation. These concerns have us making changes in what we buy and watching our bank accounts more closely. But what has l...

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With the total confirmed monkeypox/orthopoxvirus cases in the United States at 5,811, there are 397 of those cases in Texas. And in Houston/Harris County,  83 cases have been reported.

What we learned in our last segment is tha...

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On July 29, 1958, President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Today, in 2022, we celebrate more than six decades of space exp...

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Today, we are discussing the latest legal topics in the news, everything from abortion to the innocence project. Our husband and wife team of legal experts will address concerns of who do we talk to and how do we find resoluti...

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Is it ok to use the term 'disabled'? A disabled former public affairs specialist for the National Council on Disability thinks so. There's the belief that the word is necessary in that it connects members of the com...

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As the World Health Organization declares the monkeypox outbreak as an international public health emergency, what is the risk of the virus here in Harris County? What we know is that although cases are rising, the community th...

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Food is more than just nourishing our bodies, it’s one way we communicate and share with others about our culture and family history. And with a rich history of diversity in America, our recipes have become as diverse as we are...

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In day eight of the January 6th hearing, the committee made the case that President Trump’s refusal to intervene in the Capitol Riot was a “dereliction of his duty”.

Many also say evidence shows that Trump wanted to threaten ...

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With mass shootings consistently making headlines these days, there’s a stronger push for newer and stronger laws.

Gun safety vs. the Second Amendment — why can’t both exist?

"Interests are too strong in the country to have...

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With the country still very divided over the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, states are putting their own laws on abortion into effect — making it very confusing for many Americans.

As we take a look at the la...

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With the pandemic still being a part of everyone's reality after two-and-a-half years, the following questions remain:

Globally, what is going on with COVID?

Nationally, where are we on COVID?

Locally, are we at our peak ...

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A new report by the Texas House of Representatives investigative committee on the Robb Elementary school mass shooting found that "systemic failures" and "poor decision making" failed to stop an 18-year-old sho...

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The difference between life and death is only a few degrees in temperature for coral reefs.

Their role in our ocean is not just a multicolored jewel of ecological diversity but a way of protecting our coastlines from erosion.

S...

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The art of animation has made leaps and bounds since first appearing as a novelty act in the early 1900s.

Now, animated films are expected to be both technically and emotionally complex as they explore themes of grief, love, an...

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Obesity rates are climbing in the United States, with Texas higher than the national average at the 30-49 percent range

As more Americans face weight challenges, a new wave of medical understanding challenges the causes, cont...

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In an inside view of what was happening inside the White House on January 6, White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony, gives a play-by-play of the West Wing leading up to the insurrection, stating that Trump didn...

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It is one of the things that traditionally we are uncomfortable talking about – mental health.

It scares some, misunderstood by many more, but it is ever present.

You may be surprised to know just how much it effects our younge...

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In light of the Supreme Court effectively overturning Roe v. Wade - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has declared today a “Sanctity of Life” Holiday – closing all of the Office of the Attorney General offices across the state....

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