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Texpatriate endorses for County Judge

Counties in Texas are managed by a five-person Commissioner’s Court. Four commissioners are selected from different precincts, each representing roughly a quarter of the population. The fifth member is the County Judge, elected countywide to manage the affairs of the county and preside over the commissioners’ court, though no trials. 508 more words

Astrodome Should Come Down Despite History

Champ Warren ’16

Money pit. Historic. Vacant. These are all words used to describe Houston’s most famous landmark, the Astrodome. Dubbed iconic, ground breaking, and the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Astrodome was the world’s first domed multi-purpose stadium ever constructed. 919 more words

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Been A Long Time!

Hello again; I haven’t been blogging for a while after a fast start! However September 2014 compels me to do so: my “Texas Flood” and more series of Stevie Ray Vaughan photos are 25 years old, and The Heights Gallery (aka… 172 more words

The Astrodome as a symbol - Why I care about the Dome

Why do people in Houston care so much about the Astrodome? In other cities, when new stadiums and arenas are built, the predecessors are imploded gleefully. 319 more words

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Astrodome May Become World's Largest Indoor Park

The answer to the long running question as to what should be done with the Houston Astrodome may finally have an answer. Judge Ed Emmet has proposed to turn the venue into an innovative, year-round venue for exercise, education, family gatherings and community events. 167 more words

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