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Continuing The I-45 Expansion Despite Federal Request To Stop (June 25, 2021)

On Friday’s show: The latest on TxDOT’s continuation of the I-45 expansion project despite a request to stop from the federal government, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and conversations with musicians Joshua Ray Walker and Charley Crockett.

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: We talk with Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee about TxDOT's continuation of the I-45 expansion project despite a request to stop from the federal government.

Also this hour: We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news — namely two stories of people going to extraordinary lengths to tells stories about popular fast food.

And we wrap up the week with a pair of conversations with musicians: First, Texas troubadour Joshua Ray Walker discusses his craft ahead of a show at The Heights Theater tonight. Then, we talk with Texas native Charley Crockett, who’s performing on the lawn at White Oak Music Hall on Saturday.

MORE: Charley Crockett Performs on Skyline Sessions

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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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