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Tuesday’s Show: Slowing Traffic In Residential Neighborhoods, And Global Migration’s Affect On Houston (Oct. 22, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A campaign aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods. And New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Tom Everson talks about his organization Keep Kids Alive Drive 25, which aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods — even below the posted speed limit in some places:

We remember Michael Galbreth, one half of Houston’s performance art duo The Art Guys, who died on Saturday:

New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration. Along the way, he began to follow three generations of one Filipino family, a member of which relocated to Galveston. He writes about them in his new book, A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves. He discusses the book Oct. 24 at Asia Society Texas Center:

 

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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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