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February 11, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Ellis wants Waller County reforms; Green salutes Houston veterans; HISD seeks community input online for new supt.
  • National: Activist Angela Davis promotes judicial reform; Maryland legislature restores voting rights
  • Nathelyne Kennedy named Engineer of the Year; PVAMU librarian receives award
  • Entertainment: Shawn Hamilton Houstonian plays MLK onstage
  • Maurice White remembered as ‘shining star’
  • Center Fold: African-American History Month-Black history love stories
  • Houston celebrates Black history with events
  • Opinion: Behind the Flint water horror
  • Mullins appointed to Baylor board; Texas gets failing grade in tobacco reduction
  • Enjoy benefits of regular physical activity
  • Pro & College Sports: NFL welcomes new Hall of Fame class
  • High School Sports: Madison girls reclaim past basketball glory
  • Top Events: Top Ladies Teen Ball; Mayor’s Youth Council Oath; American Red Cross Gala

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