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11 News Houston
Thousands participate in Women's Marchto action with participants seen holding signs and speeches from people like fo
11 News Houston / Posted 23 minutes ago
to action with participants seen holding signs and speeches from people like former Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Mayor Sylvester Turner. “We’re marching for equity, equally, for unity, for justice,” said Houston Women's March Organizer and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Mayors fire up crowd at Houston women's marchwomen's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor o
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 hours ago
women's march in Houston, the city's current and former mayors spoke in favor of supporting diversity and equality. Mayor Sylvester Turner fired up the crowd during a speech in which he touted the city's diverse population and leadership roles... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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11 News Houston
Thousands participate in Women's March downtownmarch was a call to action with participants seen holding signs and speeches fr
11 News Houston / Posted 7 hours ago
march was a call to action with participants seen holding signs and speeches from people like Dee Coleman and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. “We’re marching for equity, equally, for unity, for justice,” said Houston Women's March Organizer and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Emails: Houston press secretary promoted reality show at job2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's telev
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 hours ago
2015 episode of "Press Pass to the City," which is produced by the city's television studio. In a statement Friday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Ward's actions were "unacceptable and against policy." Ward was suspended last month for two weeks... Read more
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11 News Houston
Second annual Women's March comes to Houstonsaid. Participants will have their signs, and there will be speeches from peop
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
said. Participants will have their signs, and there will be speeches from people like Dee Coleman and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. But organizers say they're also preparing for the upcoming elections. “There’s a huge thing as far as... Read more
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11 News Houston
Federal shutdown would hurt Harvey victims, land commissioner tells lawmakersa Texas House Committee on Urban Affairs hearing in Houston, Texas Land Commiss
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
a Texas House Committee on Urban Affairs hearing in Houston, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the much-needed federal aid shouldn’t be bogged down by partisan issues. “Politics have gotten in the... Read more
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Breitbart
Uncertainty Surrounds Texas Cotton Farmers on Capitol Hillof a letter to be sent to Senate Appropriations Committee leadership later toda
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
of a letter to be sent to Senate Appropriations Committee leadership later today. This week, an impassioned Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) said that delaying a disaster aid vote into next month is “not going to put people in the best position... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
As ice storm fades, Houston region tallies cost in lives, dollars, timecity officials, however, were more optimistic: “Houston is still standing, and
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
city officials, however, were more optimistic: “Houston is still standing, and Houston is still strong,” Mayor Sylvester Turner said at a Wednesday press conference. “Quite frankly, we’re getting stronger and stronger, but I would say... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Icy patches slow commutes but keep road crews busyroads, but simply could not catch all of the icy spots to keep all lanes open.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
roads, but simply could not catch all of the icy spots to keep all lanes open. "We all know that there are patches," Mayor Sylvester Turner said, "and because precipitation was falling up until, like 8-9 o'clock at night, even when you're going out... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston City Council reprises concerns about home elevationsand $346,000 apiece, according to the Harris County Appraisal District. "I wis
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and $346,000 apiece, according to the Harris County Appraisal District. "I wish we had the power to control it," Mayor Sylvester Turner said. "But I think we all got it, and we're all in agreement that it's a badly designed program." City... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Winter blast hits east coastto this much winter weather. “Unless you just have to be on the road, help us
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
to this much winter weather. “Unless you just have to be on the road, help us all out by staying off the roads,” Mayor Sylvester Turner warned Houston residents Wednesday. Drivers not heeding that advice are paying a price. Businesses were... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mayor Turner calls for one MLK Day parade in HoustonThe life of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated in the streets of d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The life of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated in the streets of downtown Houston. Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Luther King Day. "A house divided cannot stand," he said Monday morning at... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Turner calls for 1 MLK paradeThe life of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated in the streets of d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The life of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated in the streets of downtown Houston. Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Luther King Day. "A house divided cannot stand," he said Monday morning at... Read more
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11 News Houston
Mayor Turner looks to unify both MLK Day paradesdifferent parades were held to celebrate Dr. King in Houston Monday morning. B
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
different parades were held to celebrate Dr. King in Houston Monday morning. But moments before the parades, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced he’s backing to unite the two parades into one starting next year. The mayor kicked off the 40th... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Turner calls for 1 MLK paradeMayor Sylvester Turner is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Lut
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Luther King Day. "A house divided cannot stand," he said Monday morning at the MLK Memorial Scholarship Breakfast at George R. Brown Convention Center. Currently, the city... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Cruz, Turner highlight tax relief for Harvey victimsHurricane Harvey that they may be entitled to significant tax breaks under legi
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Hurricane Harvey that they may be entitled to significant tax breaks under legislation passed last fall. Flanked by Mayor Sylvester Turner and a few City Council members, Cruz outlined the provisions of a bill he helped carry that would, among... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston flu season hitting hard; 5 deaths reported by health departmentswho has not been vaccinated to still get the vaccine. In a news release Thursd
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
who has not been vaccinated to still get the vaccine. In a news release Thursday night, the admonition was echoed by Mayor Sylvester Turner, who said "it's important to protect yourself and your family against the flu. The best thing you can do is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senator Cruz and Houston Mayor to discuss Harvey recovery effortsU.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will discuss Hurricane
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will discuss Hurricane Harvey relief efforts at a press conference scheduled for Friday afternoon, according to the senator's press office. The two also plan to discuss the tax relief... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston officials question Meyerland home elevation delays and coststhat are here and the value of those homes, and then the cost to elevate slab c
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
that are here and the value of those homes, and then the cost to elevate slab construction — it's very expensive." Mayor Sylvester Turner agreed with council that elevations are inefficient and advocated for more federal money for flood... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston approves recycling deal to include glass, plastic bags in curbside pick-upand other items. Currently the city does not allow glass and plastic bags to be
11 News Houston / Posted 10 days ago
and other items. Currently the city does not allow glass and plastic bags to be included in green bins for pick-up. Mayor Sylvester Turner says part of the 15-year deal includes a $23 million 100,000 sq. ft. facility to be built. It will create at... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston City Council to vote on 20-year recycling dealrenegotiate its existing contract with Waste Management, which expires in April
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
renegotiate its existing contract with Waste Management, which expires in April, said Alan Bernstein, spokesman for Mayor Sylvester Turner. "The city looks forward to FCC taking over recycling – and adding glass and plastic film bags to the list... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston City Council to vote on 20-year recycling dealrenegotiate its existing contract with Waste Management, which expires in April
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
renegotiate its existing contract with Waste Management, which expires in April, said Alan Bernstein, spokesman for Mayor Sylvester Turner. "The city looks forward to FCC taking over recycling – and adding glass and plastic film bags to the list... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Clock is ticking for Salvadoran immigrants after protected status terminatedthe administration's decision. The decision is expected to have a ripple effec
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
the administration's decision. The decision is expected to have a ripple effect on the economy in Houston, where Mayor Sylvester Turner estimated some 19,000 people from El Salvador have TPS. Many of them have been here long enough to open... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump ends special protections for immigrants from El Salvadoraccording to the Pew Research Center. The number of immigrants in the United S
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
according to the Pew Research Center. The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador,... Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said there are over 80,000 people from El Salvador who live in the city, and that 19,000 of them will be... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Clock is ticking for Salvadoran immigrants after protected status terminatedthe administration's decision. The decision is expected to have a ripple effec
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
the administration's decision. The decision is expected to have a ripple effect on the economy in Houston, where Mayor Sylvester Turner estimated some 19,000 people from El Salvador have TPS, and many of them have been here long enough to open... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston Boat Show helps Houstonians get afloat after HarveyHarvey Boat Heroes," people who took to the waters to help thousands of Houston
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Harvey Boat Heroes," people who took to the waters to help thousands of Houston-area residents during the storm. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis were among those to turn out. "When Hurricane Harvey hit, it... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
The Astros World Series trophy is coming to San Antonio on Thursdaymake a trip to San Antonio on Thursday, January 11 at the Academy Sports and Ou
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
make a trip to San Antonio on Thursday, January 11 at the Academy Sports and Outdoors at 7523 NW Loop 410. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan and Mattress Firm President and CEO Ken Murphy will be... Read more
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11 News Houston
Astros Championship Trophy Tour kicks off on Mondayon Monday, Jan. 8. The tour begins at Houston’s City Hall, located at 901 Bagb
11 News Houston / Posted 15 days ago
on Monday, Jan. 8. The tour begins at Houston’s City Hall, located at 901 Bagby St. in downtown at 10 a.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan and Mattress Firm President and CEO Ken Murphy will be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Turner stands by employee suspended for conducting personal business on city timeMayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday staunchly defended his press secretary's jo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday staunchly defended his press secretary's job performance following her recent two-week suspension for conducting personal business on city time and failing to turn over public records requested by a local... Read more
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11 News Houston
Case thrown out for couple ticketed for sitting on sidewalkmy life and continue taking care of business," said Curtis. The city has not c
11 News Houston / Posted 17 days ago
my life and continue taking care of business," said Curtis. The city has not commented on the couple's case, but Mayor Sylvester Turner has said that health and public safety are the reasons the laws are in place. The couple says they are no... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Houston press secretary suspended for side job on city timerelated to personal business. She indicated as part of an open records request
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
related to personal business. She indicated as part of an open records request that only 30 such emails existed. Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday that he exceeded punishment recommendations for Ward. Turner says officials have sent a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Metro board reports sporadic, but improved transit usebuses. The son of a former Metro bus driver, Taylor has returned to riding aft
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
buses. The son of a former Metro bus driver, Taylor has returned to riding after a hiatus. When he was appointed by Mayor Sylvester Turner in April 2016, he said it had been years since he’d ridden a bus. Since March, he’s hopped the route 82... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston mayor and police chief speak out after death of two homeless men from bitter colddeaths are "believed to be the result of exposure to frigid weather." The loss
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
deaths are "believed to be the result of exposure to frigid weather." The loss of life prompted renewed calls from Mayor Sylvester Turner for the homeless to seek shelter before the temperatures dropped again into the mid-20s overnight. Large... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Two men found dead near homeless camps as bitter cold engulfs Houstondeaths are "believed to be the result of exposure to frigid weather." The loss
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
deaths are "believed to be the result of exposure to frigid weather." The loss of life prompted renewed calls from Mayor Sylvester Turner for the homeless to seek shelter before the temperatures dropped again into the mid-20s overnight. Large... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Two people dead after exposure to frigid weather, Houston police sayand the other was found about 9:15 a.m. at 100 Richmond Avenue near Spur 527.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
and the other was found about 9:15 a.m. at 100 Richmond Avenue near Spur 527. The deaths come as Acevedo and Mayor Sylvester Turner try to get more homeless people inside shelters for what promises to be another night of temperatures in the... Read more
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11 News Houston
2 deaths overnight believed to be weather-relatedOutreach Team and patrol in spreading the word to the city’s homeless populatio
11 News Houston / Posted 18 days ago
Outreach Team and patrol in spreading the word to the city’s homeless population about seeking shelter from the cold. Mayor Sylvester Turner says HPD and MetroLift are offering free rides to shelters for the homeless. Homeless people who need free... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Two people dead after exposure to frigid weather, Houston police sayand the other was found about 9:15 a.m. at 100 Richmond Avenue near Spur 527.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
and the other was found about 9:15 a.m. at 100 Richmond Avenue near Spur 527. The deaths come as Acevedo and Mayor Sylvester Turner try to get more homeless people inside shelters for what promises to be another night of temperatures in the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Judge allows city of Houston to restart homeless camp enforcementACLU of Texas, argue the ordinance violates constitutional protections for home
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
ACLU of Texas, argue the ordinance violates constitutional protections for homeless people. City leaders, including Mayor Sylvester Turner, have said the encampments are a public health and safety issue. In his ruling, Hoyt said the plaintiffs... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Federal judge: Houston can clear out homeless tent citiesthe tent cities and encampments, primarily under freeway overpasses, are hazard
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 22 days ago
the tent cities and encampments, primarily under freeway overpasses, are hazardous to public health and safety. Mayor Sylvester Turner tells the Houston Chronicle he's grateful the judge for now is endorsing the city's efforts. Copyright 2017... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Federal judge: Houston can clear out homeless tent citiesthe tent cities and encampments, primarily under freeway overpasses, are hazard
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 22 days ago
the tent cities and encampments, primarily under freeway overpasses, are hazardous to public health and safety. Mayor Sylvester Turner tells the Houston Chronicle he's grateful the judge for now is endorsing the city's efforts. Copyright 2017... Read more
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