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April 07, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Ronald Lewis named new city attorney; Victims’ Rights Week observed; Locke will run for commissioner; Yates students get media tips
  • National: President Obama grants clemency to 61 inmates; Supreme Court upholds ‘one-person, one-vote’
  • Entertainment: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns
  • Center Fold: Mayor Sylvester Turner, the first 90 days; Houston’s leader keeps hectic schedule; 8 Things you don’t know about Mayor Turner
  • Minority supplier council names president; Boykins addresses gang injunction
  • Opinion: Texans play role in Social Security benefit fix
  • Pro & College Sports: Astros the team to beat in AL West
  • High School Sports: Tatum helps Madison close in on playoffs
  • Top Events: Houston Black Restaurant Week; For The Sake of Art Kick Off; Port City Links Health Fair

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