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Houston not among stops on Travis Scott’s upcoming Utopia — Circus Maximus tour

Posted on · The Utopia-Circus Maximus tour includes 28 dates from October through December, but none in the rapper's hometown, even though Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner previously said Scott would be performing downtown at the Toyota Center.

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Travis Scott performing in Houston (Aug. 10, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn about mixed reactions to the news that Travis Scott plans to perform in Houston this fall for the first time since the fatal disaster at his Astroworld music festival nearly two years ago.

Edgar Acosta (left) talks about his son, Axel Acosta, who died during Travis Scott's Astroworld performance. Acosta sits beside attorney Tony Buzbee, who said he would file a lawsuit on behalf of Acosta’s family, along with more than 30 other plaintiffs. Photo taken on Nov. 8, 2021.

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Families of Astroworld Festival victims reach settlements in wrongful death lawsuits nearly one year after tragedy

Posted on · The family of Axel Acosta, one of the 10 people who died at the outdoor concert on Nov. 5, 2021, reached a settlement with event organizer Live Nation, headlining performer Travis Scott and others, according to their attorney. The family of 16-year-old Brianna Rodriguez has reportedly reached a settlement as well.

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New task force on event safety, and discovering a new insect species on the Rice campus (Feb. 10, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new task force on major event safety after Astroworld, helping college students struggling with hunger, and discovering a new species of wasp on the Rice University campus.

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