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Will College Students Returning To Campus Be Required To Wear Masks? (Aug. 11, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: We learn how area colleges and universities are preparing for the start of the fall semester amid the latest surge in COVID-19 cases.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: If nothing changes, COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas are predicted to exceed previous records from the height of the pandemic last summer. How are hospitals preparing?

Also this hour: Local experts discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

Then, will college students returning to campus be required to wear masks? It depends on where you're enrolled. We learn how area colleges and universities are preparing for the start of the fall semester amid the latest surge in COVID-19 cases.

And a group of college friends tied to a brutal crime returns to campus for their ten-year reunion. That’s the setup for a new suspense novel from Houston writer Ashley Winstead called In My Dreams I Hold a Knife.

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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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