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Plans to raise part of I-10, and Houston’s stress level (July 29, 2022)

On Friday’s show: We learn why some residents are concerned about plans to raise a portion of I-10. Then, we discuss why Houston might be more stressed than other cities, according to a new survey. And we reflect on the film A League of Their Own on its 30th anniversary with the actress who played Marla Hooch.

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On Friday’s show: TxDOT has announced plans to raise a portion of I-10 near White Oak Bayou, but local residents are skeptical of the project. Will TxDOT move forward with the project despite their concerns? We discuss.

MORE: TxDOT is seeking public input on the proposed project. Click here to read more about the proposal and for instructions on how to comment.

Also this hour: A recent study found Houstonians reported the highest stress levels of any community surveyed in the last year. We find out why.

Then, we discuss three stories that are bad news for ice cream lovers in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And Megan Cavanagh, the actress who played Marla Hooch in the movie A League of Their Own — who now lives in Houston — reflects on the role and the film, which celebrated its 30th anniversary this month.

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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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