April 17, 2014


  • Local Newstalk: Sheriff, UHD form jobs partnership; Women call for equal pay
  • National: Obama says Civil Rights Movement opened doors; Black kids rank last on milestone index
  • Entertainment: Houston’s Scott stars in ‘The Retrieval’
  • Ensemble hosts annual poetry night
  • Financial Edition: Wealth expert shares philosophy; The KBC helps improve financial IQs; Be prepared for the home-buying process; Know your credit score: 720 is the new A+; Prepare your kids for financial success; Keys to financial success, prepare strategies at any age; Knowledge is key to success; Financial security begins with fiscal fitness; How to make homeownership a reality; Five ways to start you own kitchen table economics conversation
  • Health: Hypertension develops early, silently in African-Americans
  • What entrepreneurs should know about hiring
  • Noted preacher A. Louis Patterson Jr. dies
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets blast into the playoffs
  • High School Sports: Worthing’s Collier pursues greatness

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