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The week in politics, and Houston’s best places for drinks (July 6, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: We break down the week in politics, local food writers discuss their favorite places for drinks in town, and we go inside the world of competitive Scrabble.


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On Wednesday’s show: Harris County has a new elections administrator. Well, almost, anyway. We learn why Clifford Tatum, a former election commission lawyer and administrator who has worked in D.C. and Georgia, can't officially start his new job just yet. We discuss that story and all the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup.

Then, in this month’s installment of The Full Menu, local food writers talk about their favorite places around the city for refreshing beverages of all sorts — whether it be juice bars, coffee, or even cocktails.

And we go inside the world of competitive Scrabble playing in Houston.

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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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