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Wednesday’s Show: Environmental Fallout Of COVID-19, And Increased Internet Usage (April 1, 2020)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The environmental fallout of the COVID-19 emergency, our weekly political roundup, the burden social distancing is putting on the Internet, and Comicpalooza looks to help its vendors despite being canceled.


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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about how COVID-19 is affecting the environment — for both good and bad.

Also this hour: We discuss the ongoing response to the coronavirus and how our leaders have dealt with the outbreak in our weekly political roundup.

Plus: Now that we're all staying at home, we discuss the burden it's putting on the Internet and your home WiFi.

And the folks behind Comicpalooza look to help their vendors soldier on despite the event being canceled.

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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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