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The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

State Designation Could Save Astrodome

The Texas Historical Commission is poised to decide whether to designate the Astrodome a “state antiquities landmark,” which would make it harder to demolish.

18 hours ago

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio Grande

Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.

06/27/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Meeting To Discuss Houston Astrodome’s Future

The Astrodome’s fate has been in limbo since voters last year failed to approve a referendum that would have authorized bonds to convert the stadium into a giant convention and event center.

05/14/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Astrodome Seats Up For Sale

It has been years since tickets were sold for seats at the Astrodome. But over the next few days, the seats themselves will be up for sale at Reliant Park in Houston.

12/11/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Outside Ramps To Astrodome Set For Demolition

Four circular pedestrian ramp towers outside the Houston Astrodome are set for demolition next month while the fate of the entire aging and unused structure remains uncertain.

11/26/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Voters Nix Astrodome Makeover Plan

The Astrodome was a technological marvel when it opened in 1965. It was the first domed and air-conditioned stadium and became Houston’s defining landmark.

11/06/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Voters To Determine Astrodome’s Fate

When voters in Houston head to the polls Tuesday, they could be deciding whether shuttered Astrodome is saved or razed.

11/05/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Campbell Gets 4 Seats From Astrodome

Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell has received four seats from the Astrodome where he played for the Houston Oilers.

10/30/2013

General view of the Houston Astrodome in Houston, Texas. (Getty Images)

Groups Go Grass-Roots In Efforts To Save Astrodome

Like many Texas residents, Belinda Fernandez has fond childhood memories of watching baseball games at the city’s iconic Astrodome, which now sits empty and faces a possible demolition.

10/21/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Exterior Portions Of Astrodome Set For Demolition

The transformation of Houston’s Astrodome begins next week when work crews prepare to demolish exterior portions of the landmark stadium.

10/04/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Officials To Discuss Astrodome Revamp Funding

The fate of a plan to renovate the Houston Astrodome, an iconic stadium that’s fallen into disrepair since it was shuttered four years ago, might be in the hands of voters this fall.

08/13/2013

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Officials To Discuss Astrodome Plans

A plan to turn the iconic but deteriorating Houston Astrodome into a giant convention center and exhibition space is to be presented to Harris County leaders.

06/25/2013

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