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Friday’s Show: Childhood Obesity, Life In The Peace Corps, And Rick Steves (Oct. 11, 2019)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: New childhood obesity numbers, serving in the Peace Corps, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week’s news, and travel expert Rick Steves.

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: We examine the numbers in a new report on childhood obesity in Texas:

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Jody Olsen, the national director of the Peace Corps, and Darryl Alexander, a Houston Peace Corps alum, talk about their time serving abroad and how the organization has changed over the years:

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

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And travel expert Rick Steves talks about his performance with the Houston Symphony this weekend:

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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