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  • Red Light, Green Light

    Red Light, Green Light
    News we were hoping we wouldn't have to deliver. The red light cameras have been given the green light. Last month a judge ruled the referendum on the cameras was invalid giving Houston until August 1st to turn the cameras back on or pay $20-million in...
  • Low voter turnout for Election Day

    Low voter turnout for Election Day
    It's voting time! Did you notice anything at polling place? No? No one going in or out? Voter turnout was slim, but we expected that. In the 2009 election only 16% of registered Houston voters took part. That's not even 150,000 Houston voters! This...
  • Mayor Parker announces new jobs

    Mayor Parker announces new jobs
    Just hours after winning her second term as Houston Mayor, Annise Parker is thanking the city by announcing 300 new jobs that are up for grabs. Health care insurance provider Ameri-Group has moved into southwest Houston and they’re going to need...
  • Separated At Birth

    Separated At Birth
    Separated at birth…You know when you look like someone else or they look like you? Officially called a doppleganger, they say everybody has one. I get this a lot. People say I look like Paul Tuttle Jr. from American Chopper. I also get this, not...
  • 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...
  • Houston's flooding water conservation announcement

    Houston's flooding water conservation announcement
    Rain, rain, go away...and hopefully by the end of the week, it will! The flood warning has been extended, but how much worse can it get? The weather has taken a few casualties: two men were killed when lightning struck a tree near a soccer field off...
  • Mayor Annise Parker to appear on the Colbert Report tonight

    Mayor Annise Parker to appear on the Colbert Report tonight
    The City of Houston is about to get the 'Colbert Bump'. Mayor Annise Parker will appear on The Colbert Report on Wednesday. It's not completely clear what Mayor Parker will discuss on the show, but her spokesperson said she will talk about Houston....
  • Presidente Felipe Calderon's visit to Houston met with protest

    Presidente Felipe Calderon's visit to Houston met with protest
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon says Hola to Houston! He meet with Mayor Annise Parker and Greater Houston Partnership members at the Federal Reserve. While he may have gotten a key to the city, not everyone was thrilled about Calderon's visit....
  • 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...
  • Obama's opinion comes out of the closet -- he supports same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of North Carolina saying no to gay marriage, and after the vice president outted President Obama on his stance on gay marriage, Obama is coming out of the opinion closet. He`s now saying he supports same-sex marriage....