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Law Enforcement Leaders Address Growing Violent Crime In Greater Houston (Nov. 20, 2020)

On Friday’s show: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address rising violent crime, a city program helps musicians harmed by the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and a new exhibit hall opens at the MFAH.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address the rising violent crime rate in Greater Houston.

Also this hour: We learn about a city program to help musicians who are feeling a significant loss due to the inability to perform for live audiences. The deadline to apply for assistance is Nov. 25 at 5 p.m.

Then, from the possibility of a Governor McConaughey to Dolly Parton’s role in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston debuts its brand new Nancy and Rich Kinder Building on Saturday.

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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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