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June 09, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Houston gets grant to deter terrorist attacks; New state veteran’s home set for MLK
  • National: Obama commutes most sentences in recent history; Black women America’s most educated group
  • Top 10: Dads tell best gifts for Father’s Day
  • Defender Father’s Day Photo Contest begins
  • Entertainment: Sanaa Lathan co-stars in sequel
  • Center Fold: Muhammad Ali death of a champion; Understanding the Ali influence; In his own words: 10 Ali quotes
  • Southlawn gang injunction thrown out for now; Black woman wins Miss USA crown
  • Opinion: Make presidential race about issues, not spitball fight
  • Pro & College Sports: Astro Springer lends support to stutterers
  • High School Sports: Hopes of Pearland seniors dashed by Keller
  • Top Events: The Musicians’ Wife Launch Party; Roadwomen Heart of the City Brunch; KTSU Anniversary Celebration

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