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February 18, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Locke proposes NRG street repair; UH hosts Republican presidential debate; City waste management begins trash roundup
  • National: Blacks support replacing Scalia; King to be nominated as education secretary
  • Tips to make your tax refund go further
  • Rapper Lamar biggest winner at Grammy Awards
  • Entertainment: Marlon Wayans finds success with film spoofs
  • Theldon Branch reappointed
  • Houston church confab looks at relationships
  • African-American History Month: 10 African-American men made local history
  • Center Fold: Embracing Black culture and arts
  • Houston celebrates Black history with events
  • Health: Is ‘silent killer’ poised to strike?
  • Austin exhibit honors the late Barbara Jordan
  • Opinion: Black History Month should inspire and educate; Celebrate Black history every day
  • HISD names Huewitt interim superintendent
  • Super Bowl committee unveils countdown clock; Recruitment underway for 10,000 volunteers
  • Pro & College Sports: Optimism high, Astros report to Kissimmee
  • High School Sports: Morehead fills key role for no. 1 Atascocita
  • Top Events: Phi Beta Sigma Orchid Ball; Houston Black Leadership Forum; African- American Trail Riders

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