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City officials have approved an ordinance expanding anti-bias protections for Houston's gay and transgender residents. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Approves Gay Rights Ordinance

City officials have approved a measure that expands anti-discrimination protections for Houston’s gay and transgender residents.


A gay rights protester waves the rainbow flag during a rally. (Photo by ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

Houston Council Delays Vote On Equal-Rights Law

The Houston City Council has delayed a vote on a proposed ordinance to extend a city ban on discrimination to protect gay, lesbian and transgender citizens.


File Photo of Thanksgiving Parade (Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Houston Will Have A Thanksgiving Parade

A battle was recently waged on Houston’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade and the company that spearheaded the beloved event announced that they no longer had funding for it.


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Mayor Announces Citywide Observance Of Anniversary Of MLK Milestones

On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker called on places in Houston to join her later in the month for a bell-ringing ceremony commemorating MLK milestones.


(Photo Credit: The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation)

Philanthropist George P. Mitchell Dies; Mayor Parker Releases Statement

Philanthropist, Houston oil giant and real estate developer George Mitchell has died.


(Photo Credit: Houston Housing & Community Development Department)

Houston Mayor Parker To Unveil New Homes

As the city of Houston’s ongoing commitment to the revitalization of neighborhoods, the office of Mayor Annise Parker announced that Mayor Parker will unveil sixteen newly constructed homes for low-to moderate-income families this week.


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From Office Of Mayor: Certain Neighborhoods Prone To Cardiac Arrest

On Wednesday, the Office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker shared a study from Rice University in which detailed findings of certain Houston neighborhoods prone to cardiac arrest.


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Air China Connects Houston, Beijing With New Nonstop Service

Air China began a route of four weekly nonstop services between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) in Beijing, China and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Thursday.


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Houston Set To Expand Automated Curbside Recycling Program

This week, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) announced an additional 35,000 households will be added to its automated curbside recycling program.


(Photo Credit: Office of Mayor Annise Parker/ City of Houston)

Mayor Parker, Housing Authority Demolish Vacant Lot For New Park

Residents living at Houston Housing Authority’s Kelly Village Apartments will soon see a well manicured, open area that will be available for them as well as the rest of the Houston community.




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