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November 26, 2015


  • HISD student named youth poet laureate
  • Local Newstalk: Stop the violence walks underway; Reynolds sentenced to one year in jail
  • National: Sharpton, CBC members support Syrian refugees; Tamir Rice remembered one year later
  • Churches receive mental health education funding; MD Anderson gets $22 million
  • Entertainment: ‘The Wiz’ comes to TV on Dec. 3
  • Center Fold: World AIDS Day: Rethinking HIV; More awareness of disease needed
  • Business: Boost your holiday sales; Small Business Saturday is Nov. 28
  • Texas Southern earns landmark accreditation; Charter schools face threat
  • Food: Indulge in holiday desserts
  • Opinion: Students, athletes teach lesson in nonviolent change
  • Pro & College Sports: Bickerstaff ready to take charge of Rockets
  • High School Sports: Thomas keeps improving for George Ranch
  • Top Events: RAK Houston Humanitarian Awards; Covenant House Sleep Out For Homeless; 2015 Men Of Style Gala

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