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Bringing In More Nurses And Other COVID-19 News (Aug. 25, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: The latest on COVID-19 from the head of St. Luke’s Health, our weekly political roundup, how Southern Blacks fared in Texas during Reconstruction and under Jim Crow, and how local concert venues and musicians are dealing with the COVID-19 surge.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Harris County plans to spend $30 million to bring in hundreds of additional nurses to the Houston area to help the region's strained hospital system. We discuss that and other news related to COVID-19 with Doug Lawson, the CEO of St. Luke's Health.

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

Then, we revisit a conversation from 2018 about how Southern Blacks fared here in Texas during Reconstruction and under Jim Crow.

And we learn how local concert venues and musicians are dealing with the COVID-19 surge while still performing.

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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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