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

Posted on · 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.

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 45: Sandra Bullock Vs Dan Patrick And The Dome Is Saved!

Posted on · "Here is the County spending $100 million plus to save an old sports stadium?" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on the latest budget agreement to renovate the Astrodome

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Full Show: Commissioners Court Votes On Astrodome, And Measuring Presidential Accomplishments (Feb. 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Harris County Commissioners voted to move forward with Astrodome renovation plans. We visit the public radio stations at Greater Houston's two historically black universities. A new book examines American presidents from the past century based solely on their accomplishments. And we go inside the world of figure skating in Houston.

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Full Show: Holiday Traditions, And The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of 2017 (Dec. 22, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We recall a historic basketball game between UH and UCLA. We invite listeners to tell us about their favorite holiday traditions. We discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of 2017. And we bring you a special Houston edition of the classic tale ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

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Should the Plan to Repurpose the Astrodome Be Put Up for a Vote?

Posted on · Earlier this month (Feb. 14, 2017), Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said the county’s putting on hold a comprehensive study of facilities at the NRG complex, including NRG Stadium, NRG Arena, and – yep – the Astrodome. Why? Because state lawmakers may take up a bill this session that would require Harris County voters to approve […]