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November 05, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Turner, King in runoff; HERO defeated, Thaddeus Lott dead at 81
  • National: Obama proposal would help employ ex-offenders; Carson overtakes Trump in race for nomination
  • Business: Saving early, consistently keys to retirement
  • Dementia takes toll on unpaid caregivers; Breast screening centers expand
  • Entertainment: Lee Daniels continues success with ‘Empire’
  • Center Fold: Black Chamber celebrates 80 years; Organization continues tradition, looks to future; Chamber has rich history; Profile- Board chair Vernita Harris
  • Food: Thanksgiving dinner with a twist
  • Links national summit comes to Houston
  • Pro & College Sports: ‘Carter High’ film about Dallas team hits big screen
  • High School Sports: Sharpstown puts Yates on playoff life support
  • Opinion: Stop calling the cops on our students
  • Top Events: Celebs Give Back; Top Ladies of Distinction Gala; NAACP Houston Freedom Fund Gala

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