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October 27, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Community unites-Filling empty library shelves at Cullen, Yates; Houstonians urged to vote
  • National: Lawsuit seeks Black Lives Matter surveillance info; New National Museum ‘sold out’
  • More Black women die from breast cancer
  • Entertainment: Houstonian stars in reality show; Mary J. Blige divorce reveals stunning demands
  • Tyler Perry movie makes $27 million
  • Center Fold: Medicare Open Enrollment-Know health care options, plans; Choosing or changing coverage? Questions to ask
  • Opinion: Policing: Increasing transparency, build trust
  • Black radio drives “Souls to the Polls”
  • Wages growing among Blacks; Study reveals Blacks don’t have wills
  • Student in METRO ad gets TSU scholarship
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets begin season with questions
  • High School Sports: Yates’ Bryant has love for the game
  • Top Events: Mini Film Festival; Responsible Gun Safety/Get Out The Vote Rally; 22nd Pinnacle Awards

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