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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.