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Addressing violent crime, and Houston’s best food halls (Sept. 7, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: Some local members of law enforcement, politicians, and some candidates for office speak out about the need to address violent crime in the area. Then we discuss the latest developments in politics. And local writers talk about their favorite food halls around town.


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On Wednesday’s show: Harris County Judge candidate Alexandra del Moral Mealer is holding a press conference alongside some county leaders and members of law enforcement later today to address the county's rising violent crime rate. News 88.7's Lucio Vasquez gives us a preview.

Also this hour: We discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup.

Then, in this month’s edition of The Full Menu, local writers discuss their favorite food halls around the city.

And Performance Today host Fred Child collaborates with Houston's Apollo Chamber Players on a performance called Silk Threads.

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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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