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Examining Proposed Flood Prevention Projects (Oct. 26, 2020)

On Monday’s show: A COVID-19 update, the latest early voting numbers, a closer look at proposed flood prevention projects, answers to your pet care questions, and an update on Houston sports.



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On Monday’s show: We get an update on the latest COVID-19 numbers and early voting turnout.

Also this hour: We discuss the flood mitigation projects the Army Corps of Engineers is proposing in an interim report. A virtual public meeting is being held today from 1-3 p.m. If you miss the meeting but still want to comment on the proposals in the report, the Army Corps of Engineers will accept public comment through Nov. 2 by email to or by mail to:

USACE, Galveston District
P.O. Box 1229
Galveston, TX 77553-1229

Then, veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions.

And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.


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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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