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Substantially sinking suburbs, and travel host Rick Steves (Oct. 14, 2022)

On Friday’s show: We discover why some of the city’s northern suburbs are sinking at a substantial rate. We discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week. And we talk with travel host Rick Steves about his news series.


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On Friday’s show: Pockets of the Houston region, particularly in the city's northern suburbs, are sinking at a substantial rate according to a University of Houston analysis on subsidence conducted over a four-year period.

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Also this hour: From the Texans allowing fans to trade in their Deshaun Watson jerseys (and those of other former players) for discounts on new team merchandise, to Astros manager Dusty Baker making a huge deli purchase for his players right before his team mounted a huge comeback victory, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And acclaimed travel host Rick Steves tells us about his new six-part series, Rick Steves Art of Europe, debuting Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. on Houston Public Media, TV 8.

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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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