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Tuesday’s Show: How Coronavirus Is Affecting Oil And Gas, And Sheriff Ed Gonzalez (March 10, 2020)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: How coronavirus fears are affecting oil prices, Harris Co. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez answers your questions, a local dietitian offers advice on giving up certain foods for health reasons, and Chef Najmieh Batmanglij on Persian food.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how fears over COVID-19 have affected oil prices and therefore the oil and gas industry in Houston.

Also this hour: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez answers your questions about law enforcement issues in the county.

Then we discuss how to cope when you or a loved one are forced to give up certain foods for health reasons. Local dietitian Catherine Kruppa from Advice for Eating offers some tips and firsthand experience.

And Persian Chef Najmieh Batmanglij talks about her cooking and the growing popularity of Persian food in America. She’s in Houston Wednesday for an event at Asia Society Texas Center ahead of the Persian New Year.

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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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