Bill to disrupt Astrodome plans inches forward

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A county plan for a $105 million renovation to the Astrodome is in danger as a state bill cleared a Senate committee Monday.

The bill's author, Sen. John Whitmire, says voters should decide what happens to the landmark.

Whitmire says a majority of people want to demolish the stadium.

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The county's plan will raise the first two floors of the Dome and install 1,500 parking places.

The bill is now on its way to the full Senate.

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