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April 14, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Summer youth jobs program kicks off; HISD breaks ground on Booker T. Washington HS
  • National: Carson doesn’t want role in GOP administration; Sotomayor says diversity needed on Supreme Court
  • TIRR wheelchair team wins No. 1; Former surgeon general wants healthcare equity
  • Tax time offers obstacles and opportunity
  • Alvin “Al” Henry remembered; Alice Rains laid to rest
  • Entertainment: Ice Cube & Deon Cole co-star in ‘Barbershop’ sequel
  • Center Fold: 10 Tips- Get fit & Fine; Take steps to become healthier;
  • Support Yates HS School of Communications
  • Health: Could you be prone to migraine headaches?
  • Forum features Ft. Bend political candidates; Millennials urged to unite on Writer’s Block
  • Opinion: What if Trump’s campaign manager was Black?
  • Pro & College Sports: Kobe Bryant says goodbye to Houston
  • High School Sports: Bellaire’s Baxter leads softball class of 2017
  • Top Events: KTSU Meet & Greet; AKA Annual Scholarship Luncheon; Prince Hall Shriners Scholarship Program

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