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Assessing tornado damage (Jan. 25, 2023)

On Wednesday’s show: We assess the damage in Pasadena and Deer Park after a tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon, tearing roofs off homes, damaging buildings, flipping vehicles, and downing power lines.

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On Wednesday’s show: Thousands remain without power and public schools have cancelled classes in Pasadena and Deer Park after a tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon, tearing roofs off homes, damaging buildings, flipping vehicles, and downing power lines. We learn more about what happened and assess the damages.

Also this hour: From a new White House Chief of Staff, to an NPR/Ipsos poll on abortion, to more classified documents found in Pres. Biden's home, it's another intriguing week in the world of politics. We discuss those stories and more in our weekly political roundup.

Then, we learn more about a lawsuit over the state’s troubled foster care system.

And medical students bring their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math into Galveston-area schools..

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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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