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Full Show: Preventing School Shootings, And The Next Step For The Astrodome (Feb. 23, 2018)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We discuss how to better protect schools from gun violence. Then, we discuss what future events might take place in a renovated Astrodome. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of this week’s news. And musician Kevin Griffin talks about writing hit songs for other people.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: With the debate over preventing school shootings escalating in recent days, how should Greater Houston respond? Should we arm teachers? What other actions could make our schools safer? We talk it over with some area experts and get your feedback.

Also this hour: With plans moving forward to renovate the Astrodome, does that end the debate over the venue’s future? And what potential events might take place in the space once it’s reopened to the public? 

Then: From an area superintendent threatening to punish students for participating in a walkout tied to the Florida school shooting, to Texans’ views of the #MeToo Movement — our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of this week’s news.

And singer-songwriter Kevin Griffin of the band Better Than Ezra talks about the joys of writing hit songs — but for other artists.

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