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Listener Comments on the Astrodome, Confederate Heroes Day, and Houston’s Greatest Mistakes

From time to time we share some of your recent comments about Houston Matters. Today we have thoughts from listeners about people’s concern over the fate of the Astrodome while neglecting the fates of other historic structures around the city. We also share some thoughts on a bill calling for the replacement of Confederate Heroes […]

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From time to time we share some of your recent comments about Houston Matters.

Today we have thoughts from listeners about people’s concern over the fate of the Astrodome while neglecting the fates of other historic structures around the city. We also share some thoughts on a bill calling for the replacement of Confederate Heroes Day in Texas. And a listener shares his addition to our discussion of Houston’s greatest mistakes, saying that "keeping the stereotypical cowboy culture as the ambassador to the rest of the country” is one of them.

And we welcome your comments on anything you hear on Houston Matters, anytime, at talk@houstonmatters.org.

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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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