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March 31, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Precinct One starts debris removal project; Funding targets heroin, painkiller abuse
  • National: Waters unveils bill to end homelessness; Black teen wins Google doodle competition
  • Competition aims to inspire STEM students
  • Gloria Bongi Ngema-Zuma South Africa’s first lady talks about her mission
  • Entertainment: Justine Hires stars in TV version of ‘Rush Hour’
  • Center Fold: Final Four-What to do in Houston; Activities for everyone
  • Reminder: Last-minute filing tips for taxpayers
  • Opinion: Celebrating six years of the Affordable Care Act
  • Beware of detox, cleansing diets for weight loss
  • Rodeo experiences another successful year
  • Pro & College Sports: Beasley gives Rockets needed lift off bench
  • High School Sports: Westside’s McAfee excels as baseball throwback
  • Top Events: SCPR Ribbon-Cutting Celebration; Clyde Drexler TV Giveaway; Strongman Awards Breakfast

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