The Defender Digital Editions

October 29, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: HISD needs $212 million more for bonds; HPD headquarters bars black name; To vote, take your photo
  • Manning named to Texas Public Finance Authority; School of the Woods hosts two informative programs
  • National: Obama says Black Lives Matter is valid; Russell Simmons blames problems on upgrade
  • WWII veteran gets Congressional medal; City hosts career fair for veterans
  • Baylor cited as healthy workplace; Processed meat linked to cancer
  • Entertainment: Beverly Johnson talks career, Cosby, new book
  • Center Fold: Nov. 3 election-Blacks on the ballot
  • Billboards promote healthcare enrollment
  • Opinion: Questions every presidential candidate must answer
  • New tech lab unveiled at YES Prep Northside
  • TSU honors former Tigers who played in NFL
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets preview- Team ready for ‘final’ step
  • High School Sports: Hudson brings heart to unbeaten Pearland
  • Top Events: TSU 2015 Homecoming; Pilots & Professionals in Schools; The Refreshing Church Celebration

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