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Mixing and matching COVID boosters, and remembering the glory days of Montrose (Oct. 22, 2021)

On Friday’s show: A conversation with the city’s health authority Dr. David Persse, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and reflecting on the underbelly of late 80’s Montrose.



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On Friday’s Houston Matters: Dr. David Persse, the city’s health authority, discusses the FDA's approval of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine boosters as well as his outlook for the future of the pandemic.

Also this hour: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, including using pizza to make a point about gerrymandering and an ultra-competitive game of keeping a balloon in the air. For real.

And we reflect on the the glory days of the underbelly of late 80’s Montrose by taking a guided tour through the neighborhood.


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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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