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The Top Ten Houston Stories of 2021 — Part 2 (Dec. 23, 2021)

In the last of a two-part special, Houston Matters counts down the top Houston news stories of the year.


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This week, Houston Matters presents its Top Ten Houston Stories of 2021, a countdown of the most consequential issues and events that affected Houstonians this year.

Some stories took place here in Houston. Others occurred statewide, across the nation, or around the world. But they all had a real impact on the Houston area.

On today's edition: Our top five stories of the year.

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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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