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Sheriff Gonzalez on jail deaths (Jan. 19, 2023)

On Thursday’s show: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez discusses overcrowding issues at the jail and a record number of in-custody deaths. And we meet the Houston Symphony’s new conductor.

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On Thursday’s show: The Harris County Jail has been facing overcrowding issues and a record number of in-custody deaths lately. We dig into what’s going on and how the county is addressing these challenges with Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Also this hour: We meet Juraj Valčuha, the new music director and conductor for the Houston Symphony.

And we learn why Katy ISD canceled events with author Emma Straub last week.

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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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