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SNAP, D-SNAP Benefits to Double at Farmers' Markets Sponsored at Five Multi-service Centers

People receiving SNAP and D-SNAP benefits can now buy double the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets organized at five Houston Health Department multi-service centers.

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Baker Institute Paper: Public, private stakeholders have role to play in fixing Houston’s flooding problem

The private sector can play a major role in fixing the serious problems that all levels of government and the development community, as well as their engineers and lawyers, have created in regard to flooding in Houston, according to a paper by an environmental expert at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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Reminder: Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project

Houston City Council Member Dave Martin would like to invite residents to attend an informational open house on Wednesday, October 25 or Wednesday, November 15 to learn about the expansion of the Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) located at 12121 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Humble, TX 77396.

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NAACP Condemns Trial Process for Kharon Davis

Sentenced to life by an Alabama all-white jury and decade of denial of Sixth Amendment rights highlights the need for reform of nation’s criminal justice system

The NAACP has issued the following statement regarding the life sentence of Kharon Davis issued today in Dothan, Alabama:

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Houston Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Guam

A 2006 Cypress Ridge High School graduate and Houston, Texas, native is serving aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam.

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The Kaleidoscope Foundation Guild Recognizes Some Of Houston’s Outstanding Philanthropists

“Oh, How Fascinating” served as the overarching fundraising theme for the Kaleidoscope Guild as they honored some community leaders and achievers who demonstrate a commitment to professional excellence, community service, and philanthropy.

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Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers

Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week.

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Congressman Al Green Presents His Articles of Impeachment

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) continued his call for the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump by reading/noticing Articles of Impeachment. Rep. Al Green did not force a vote on Wednesday, stating that he wanted to provide his colleagues in Congress and the American public an opportunity to review the articles. However, he indicates that there will be a vote.

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City of Houston Keynote Welcome Address During Small Business Expo Houston

Small Business Expo is proud to announce, “The City of Houston Welcome Keynote Address” at the Hyatt Regency Houston (Downtown) on Thursday, October 19th from 8am-9am.

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Houston Area Urban League and Delivering Good Inc. Launch Free Pop-Up Shops Providing $5 Million in Merchandise for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) has partnered with national charity Delivering Good (Formerly K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers) to help families affected by flooding in the greater Houston area caused by Hurricane Harvey. HAUL and Delivering Good will launch four, local pop-up shops in Houston, providing free, private shopping experiences on Saturday, October 21 as a part of HAUL’s Operation Safe Houston Hurricane Relief project.

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