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April 30, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Garcia, Sheriff’s Dept. under fire; TSU regents named
  • National: Lynch makes history as attorney general; Violence erupts in Baltimore after funeral
  • Red Cat Jazz Festival in Galveston May 7-10
  • Entertainment: Queen Latifah & Keke Palmer join forces for ‘Brotherly Love’
  • Health: Alzheimer’s study seeks Black volunteers; Children’s Memorial Hermann recognized; Students’ e-cigarette use causes concern
  • $5.2 million raised for MD Anderson
  • Center Fold: Children at Risk releases rankings; Black Schools at the Bottom; Lawmakers address failing schools
  • Opinion: Black women’s lives matter too; Emergency: We must save our Black schools
  • Business: It’s never too early to plan retirement; Tips on how and where to save
  • Summer jobs program seeks young applicants; Make your summer count
  • Pro & College Sports: Cowboys Greg Hardy domestic abuse issue resurfaces in NFL
  • High School Sports: High school track regionals on tap
  • Top Events: CSTEM Stakeholder breakfast; Go Red For Women luncheon; Wheeler Avenue Women’s Guild awards & fashion show

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