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Mayor Parker should follow the money: What you don’t know about Comcast-Astros-Rockets negotiations

By John P. Lopez To no one’s surprise, the ongoing TV-provider impasse keeping 60-percent of Houston Astros, Rockets and Dynamo fans in the dark is about greed. It is of course true that everyone with […]

SportsRadio 610–04/14/2013

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Mayor Parker Cuts the Ribbon At New Houston Recovery Center

Instead of incarcerating those who have had too much to drink in public, there is a place in which they can receive support and sober up.

03/07/2013

Welcome Wilson Sr.(l), Welcome Wilson Jr.
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Heart Of Gold Celebration 2013 Honors Father, Son

The Heart Of Gold Celebration 2013 honored both a father and a son with a strong commitment to service within the Houston community.

02/05/2013

Chief Charles A. McClelland Jr. 
(credit: Cicely Mitchell/ CBS Radio Houston)

PACA Town Hall Meeting Outlines HPD Goals, Initiatives

If Houston residents were interested in learning more about the Houston Police Department’s goals, cultural improvements and initiatives, then Saturday was the day to do so.

01/26/2013

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Mayor Parker, Leaders Kick Off Demolition Of ‘Dirty Half Dozen’ Building

On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Houston community officials kicked off demolition of the last of a group of buildings that were once referred to as the “Dirty Half Dozen”.

01/24/2013

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Semple Appointed As First Special Assistant For Homeless Initiatives In Houston

In an announcement made on Wednesday, the office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker revealed the appointment of Mandy Chapman Semple as the Houston’s first Special Assistant to the Mayor for Homeless Initiatives.

01/23/2013

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Crime Statistics Show Decline In Houston Crime Rate

On Wednesday, the office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker released crime statistics that show a decline in Houston’s overall crime rate.

01/23/2013

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Mayor Parker To Lead Delegation To Middle East; Focus On Jobs And Economy

Houston Mayor Annise Parker will lead a 38-member delegation to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) and Qatar. The eight-day visit will focus primarily on economic development and employment.

11/08/2012

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Buffalo Bayou Named In Top 10 Great Public Spaces

The American Planning Association (APA) today announced the designation of Buffalo Bayou as one of 10 Great Public Spaces for 2012 under the organization’s Great Places in America program.

10/04/2012

A homeless man near the street. (credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)

Houston Meets Challenge To House Homeless Military Vets

Mayor Annise Parker was joined by representatives of the Houston Housing Authority and Goodwill Industries as well as other program partners to announce that Houston successfully housed 101 chronically homeless veterans in 100 days.

09/16/2012

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