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Houston added more construction jobs than anywhere in the country (March 18, 2022)

On Friday’s show: Why the Houston area added more construction jobs than any other metro area in the country, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and checking in on the rodeo as it heads into its final weekend.


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On Friday’s show: The Houston area added more construction jobs than any other metro in the country. We examine how the industry is recovering two years into the pandemic.

Also this hour: Why a Scottish court doesn’t want to extradite a prisoner to Texas.

Then: Making Daylight Saving Time permanent, an oversized potato (of sorts), and Dolly Parton removing herself from her nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — we mull over The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And, as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo enters its final weekened, we check in on how things went this 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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