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COVID case numbers on the rise, and images from the James Webb Space Telescope (July 11, 2022)

On Monday’s show: The county’s COVID positivity rate nears 30 percent, NASA releases the first images from the new James Webb Space Telescope, and veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions.


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On Monday’s show: The COVID positivity rate in Harris County is close to 30 percent. Should we be concerned about this sharp rise in cases?

Also this hour: As NASA is releasing the first images from its new James Webb Space Telescope, we discuss what they show us and learn how the telescope works.

Then, veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions.

And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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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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