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Former Rocket Kenny Smith (May 12, 2023)

On Friday’s show: We discuss Greater Houston’s connections to the global economy. And former Houston Rocket Kenny Smith discusses his new memoir.



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On Friday’s show: We discuss the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual report about our region’s connections to the global economy, from exports, to imports, to foreign investment here.

Also this hour: Former Houston Rocket Kenny Smith discusses his new memoir, Talk of Champions: Stories of the People Who Made Me.

Then, from a driverless ride-hailing service coming to Houston, to a large load of illegally dumped pasta, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And DaCamera hosts jazz drummer and Houston native Kendrick Scott in a performance tonight of his production Unearthed, about the Sugar Land 95, the Black men used in convict leasing whose unmarked graves were discovered in 2018.


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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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