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Thursday’s Show: Shutting Down Freeways Before They Flood, And Author And Therapist Lori Gottlieb (Nov. 7, 2019)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Creating a system to shut down freeways before they flood, a conversation with therapist and author Lori Gottlieb, and examining white people’s reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We learn why some Harris County election results took longer than expected to come back:

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Also this hour: Rice University researcher Jim Blackburn wants to create a flood warning system that, during heavy rain, would shut down affected freeways before they flood:

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Plus, therapist and author Lori Gottlieb talks about what drove her to see a therapist herself — and how that changed how she sees her patients. She wrote about the experience in her book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone. She speaks in Houston Nov. 12 during the Jewish Book and Arts Festival:

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And a book examines white people’s reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement:

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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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