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Today in Texas History - December 1

From the Annals of the Big Leagues –  In 1964, the Houston Colt .45s changed their name to the Astros.  Supporters of the Second Amendment gnashed their teeth and rent their garments.

Today In Texas History

Murder at the World Series

In honor of the Fall Classic, Red will be posting something about  the World Series every day.  Today’s entry comes from a particularly odiferous made for TV movie called “Murder at the World Series.”  Red remembers watching this with a group of friends back in 1977 mainly because it featured scenes shot in Houston in and around the beloved Astrodome. 205 more words

Houston Astrodome to be Relocated to Brownwood

The Brownwood Economic Development Corp has accepted an offer from the Harris County Development Board to relocate the Houston Astrodome to Brownwood, replacing the Brownwood Coliseum in the process. 645 more words

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Fotos: Aprueban Proyecto Para Salvar El Astrodome

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El día de ayer la corte del comisionado del condado de Harris, aprobó la propuesta de $105 millones de dólares  para renovar  el histórico Astrodome. 42 more words

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Astrodome Saved; Will Be Redeveloped

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HOUSTON (AP) — Initial funding has been approved for a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the two bottom floors to accommodate about 1,400 parking spaces. 111 more words

News

Harris County Approves Plan To Revitalize Astrodome

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Harris County judge Ed Emmett announced on his Twitter account Tuesday that the County Commissioners Court has voted unanimously to approve a new $105 million revitalization project for the now dormant Astrodome at NRG Park. 240 more words

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