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Annise Parker

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  • City Council approves Houston Sobering Center

    City Council approves Houston Sobering Center
    Houston City Council today approved Mayor Annise Parker’s innovative plan to create a public/private partnership to operate the Houston Sobering Center. Council also approved including the Houston Police Department’s Mental Health Unit in...
  • Mayor Parker creates a committee to help human trafficking in Houston

    Mayor Parker creates a committee to help human trafficking in Houston
    There are many reasons to celebrate Houston. The Bayou City has been ranked one of the best cities for college grads, newlyweds and businesses. Heck, Forbes even ranked Houston as 'America`s Coolest City'. So, what`s not cool about houston--the...
  • Today is Houston's 176th birthday and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman Day

    Today is Houston's 176th birthday and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman Day
    Today is Houston's 176th birthday! But that's not all there is to celebrate. Today is also Bernard "Bun B' Freeman Day! Mayor Annise Parker made it official on August 30, 2011. The rapper was honored with his very own day for all his contributions to...
  • Chicago Ideas Week doubles in scope

    If you want to tour Millennium Park with ex-Mayor Richard M. Daley or to visit Intelligentsia's coffee-roasting plant or to get first dibs on programs featuring retired news anchor Tom Brokaw, actor Edward Norton, model Elle Macpherson, chef Jose Andres...
  • $15 TIGER grant approved

    $15 TIGER grant approved
    Houston lawmakers and area groups have been pushing for federal dollars to help finish the city's hike and biking trails. Third time is a charm because after two rejected proposals, the federal Department of Transportation finally approved a TIGER grant...
  • Texas man will pay $1 parking ticket -- 58 years later

     
    Parking ticket: A Houston man plans to pay a $1 parking ticket that he received in 1953....
  • To this veteran, a debt is a debt, even a $1 parking ticket

     
    Unpaid parking ticket: A Houston Army veteran pays $1 parking ticket -- more than 58 years after it was written. He says his parents taught him to repay his debts....
  • Gay marriage draws support from U.S. mayors led by Villaraigosa

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was among a group of 80 mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday who pledged their support for gay marriage and announced an initiative aimed at expanding marriage rights for same-sex couples....
  • Mayor Dyer to David Stern: ‘Everyone loses if there is no season’

     
    That’s part of a letter that Dyer and 13 other mayors from cities with NBA franchises sent to Stern, the commissioner of the NBA, and Hunter, the head of the players association....
  • Changes coming in way police are policed

    Changes coming in way police are policed
    It's a step in trying to deal with allegations of police brutality after Houston Police Department officers were caught on camera beating a teenage burglary suspect, but not everyone's happy with the mayor's move. "In any large organizations there are...
  • Alleged HPD Brutality In Second Video

    Alleged HPD Brutality In Second Video
    A second video alleging brutality at the hands of the Houston Police Department has surfaced. It reportedly shows an officer striking a handcuffed suspect with a baton and then knocking him down. This latest video comes on the heels of another video that...