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June 04, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Houston houses homeless veterans; County reaches $400,000 settlement with inmates
  • National: NAACP report finds retail industry inequality; FCC chair seeks to subsidize broadband access
  • Metro welcomes board members
  • Entertainment: ‘Braxton Family Values’ returns to TV
  • Center Fold: Wanted-Juvenile Justice Reform; Texas urged to help youth in system; Coalition offers solutions
  • TSU receives $900, 000 grant; HISD offers free summer meals
  • Leland Prep celebrates inaugural graduation
  • Pro & College Sports: HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ coming to Houston
  • High School Sports: Clear Creek’s Equivel aces dress rehearsal
  • Top Events: YWCA Outstand Women’s Luncheon; Defender & Kelsey-Seybold Business Luncheon; Community of Faith Church and Boy Scouts of America Good Gang Celebration

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