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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Texas GOP Convention Plans, And The Week In Politics (July 8, 2020)

On Wednesday’s show: The Texas GOP’s plans to hold an in-person convention in Houston, our weekly political roundup, how the Houston Food Bank is handling increased demand for food assistance, and biographer Suzanne Finstad on the life and death of actress Natalie Wood.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The Texas GOP is holding fast to its decision to hold an in-person state convention in Houston next week, but convention speakers will give their addresses by video. As pressure mounts for the Texas Republican Party to move its convention entirely online due to COVID-19 health concerns, we learn the latest from News 88.7’s Andrew Schneider.

Also this hour: We discuss the latest news and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in our weekly political roundup.

Then, we find out how the Houston Food Bank is handling increased demand for food assistance amid the economic downtown.

And writer and former Houstonian Suzanne Finstad talks about her updated biography of the late actress Natalie Wood.

 

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