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October 08, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: New Yates building causes concern; HISD in-home preschool available
  • $40,000 scholarships offered
  • National: Farrakhan tells why Oct. 10 march needed
  • Sidney Poitier awarded 100th Spingarn Medal
  • Business: Small businesses get help with cybersecurity; Top 10 cybersecurity tips for companies
  • Entertainment: Soul of Philanthropy exhibit opens
  • Center Fold: Turning Black Houston Green-Houston parks’ facelift; Recommendations for Black community parks
  • National movement unites stroke survivors
  • Opinion: Ben Carson: Brother from another planet
  • TSU’s Bullard receiving environmental award; Bell appointed TSU regent; Pharmacy prof goes to Capitol Hill
  • Parents, coaches should beware of concussions
  • Pro & College Sports: Texas A&M prepares for showdown with Alabama
  • High School Sports: Wooten carrying on family sports tradition
  • Top Events: Joe V’s celebrates new location; Empowerment Foundation/Blue Cross Blue Shield urban garden; Katherine’s Breakfast for Survivors

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