The Defender Digital Editions

January 14, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: McDonald’s owner murdered; UH students serve as Leland fellows
  • National: Obama delivers last State of the Union
  • Ensemble Theatre presents ‘Fences’; Museum hosts exhibit programs
  • Entertainment: Rodeo features music’s hottest stars
  • Rose becomes Houston Black chamber chair; 10 traits successful business people share
  • Health: Black women at higher risk of preeclampsia complications
  • Financial tips to follow if you hit the jackpot
  • Enjoy health benefits of taking regular walks
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans’ season ends with Kansas City loss
  • High School Sports: Bellaire guard Evans accepts leadership role
  • Top Events: Key Pac Reception; This Woman’s Work Mentor Mixer; TSU Meet & Greet

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