October 23, 2014


  • Local Newstalk: Early voting begins, bring photo ID; 4th Ward, bricks set for removal
  • National: W. African travelers limited to 5 airports; Black images prompt support of voter ID
  • Entertainment: Gina Prince-Bythewood directs film 'Beyond the Lights'
  • Former Riverside head, three others convicted
  • Centerfold: Governor's race & Lt. Governor's race-5 reasons Blacks should vote for these candidates
  • Church bombing survivor visits Imani School
  • Opinion: Blacks should tell Democrats 'Pay to play'; The rise and fall of voter ID laws
  • Affordable Care Act enrollment to start
  • Black Panther Party hosts Houston Reunion
  • Pro & College Sports: Dallas Cowboys, Murray on a roll
  • High School Sports: Navasota's Dickson two-sport star
  • Top Events: Cancerforward Key to the Cure kickoff; Oprah's 'The Life You Want' weekend; The Imani School hosts bombing survivor

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