October 30, 2014


  • Local Newstalk: Hester House opens Wellness Center; TSU offers two new degrees
  • National: Federal prosecutor could replace Holder; Civil rights groups rally voters for Nov. 4
  • ADL presents annual Concert Against Hate
  • Entertainment: Senegal gospel choir makes Houston debut; 'The Real' co-hosts include famous sisters
  • Vote on Nov. 4, free ID available
  • Center Fold: Impact of Black Panther Party; Bobby Seale reflects on the movement; Black Panthers changed Black history
  • Sunnyside gets neighborhood farm
  • Dept. of Education fixes loan program
  • Pro & College Sports: Grambling football back, better than ever
  • High School Sports: Piro represents for Furr Brahmans
  • Change your money attitude in 10 easy steps
  • Top Events: Defender and Credit Suisse host luncheon; Collaborative for Children gala; The Julia C. Hester House opens Wellness Center

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