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Who’s liable for Astroworld deaths (Nov. 9, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: A litigation expert discusses who might bear some of the legal responsibility for this weekend’s tragedy at the Astroworld music festival.

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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Lawsuits have already been filed after Friday's deadly incident at the Travis Scott concert at NRG Park. More could be on the way. From a legal standpoiint, who could be liable — and for what?

Also this hour: City Council Member Edward Pollard answers your questions.

And the gap between Black and white home ownership is wider today than it was 50 years ago. Why?

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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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