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Friday’s Show: The Astros Hire Dusty Baker, Cutting Homelessness, And Football Legend Earl Campbell (Jan. 31, 2020)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: The Astros hire veteran Dusty Baker as their new manager, how Houston cut its homelessness, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and football legend Earl Campbell.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We discuss the Astros hiring Dusty Baker as the team’s new manager in the wake of the sign-stealing scandal.

Also this hour: We discuss what’s helped Houston cut its number of homeless in half.

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

We meet Erin Mills, bug expert at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

And football legend Earl Campbell talks about his career.

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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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