The Defender Digital Editions

March 17, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Serial bank robber sought; With $107 mil shortfall HISD delays funding plan
  • National: Obama addresses Texas’ voter turnout, leadership; King confirmed as U.S. education secretary
  • Entertainment: Terrence J stars in ‘The Perfect Match’
  • Walker new GM at KTSU
  • Center Fold: The Legacy of student activism; History repeats itself at TSU, PVAMU, UH
  • Willowridge students win Algebra 1 Quiz Bowl; Houston reading series features authors
  • Filed 2012 taxes? Refund deadline near
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans hit grand slam in free agency
  • High School Sports: Atascocita boys’ state title bid comes up short
  • Top Events: Covenant House Gala; 2016 SWAC Tournament; Deanna Laster & Rare Pearls Fashion Show

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