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Will Restaurants And Other Businesses Fully Reopen? (March 10, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: As the mask mandate ends, businesses and restaurants can open fully. But will they? Plus: The week in politics, and reflecting on the politics of the pandemic and its economic impact, one year in.



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On Wednesday’s show: The state’s mask mandate ends today, and businesses — including restaurants — are allowed to open at full capacity. But will they?

Also this hour: We discuss the week in politics. Plus, this week as we mark the anniversary of the pandemic unfolding in Greater Houston, we reflect on the role politics played in the spread of — and fight against — COVID-19 and the impact the virus has had on the economy, one year later.

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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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