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Teachers Union Weighs In On COVID-19 School Closures (Oct. 21, 2020)

On Wednesday’s show: The Houston Federation of Teachers weighs in on recent HISD school closures due to COVID-19, our weekly political roundup, how first responders are dealing with the pandemic, and a new opera involves competitive bird calling.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The Houston Federation of Teachers weighs in on recent HISD school closures due to COVID-19 cases.

Also this hour: We discuss recent news in our weekly political roundup.

Then, we learn how first responders are dealing with their stressful jobs during the pandemic.

And we talk with the directors of Houston Grand Opera's first show of its all-digital season, which is about a centuries-old Flemish competition involving birdcalls.

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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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