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Houston Newsmakers: Oct. 11: Equal rights or bathroom safety?

Will the proposed Houston Equal Rights Ordinance open up women's bathrooms to predators? Or is it scare tactic rhetoric? That's the hot topic on this week's Houston Newsmakers.

Houston Newsmakers Oct. 4: Cancer survivor, Workfaith helping hopeless

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale knew Michael Harris was a felon and hired him anyway. "Mack" said it's good business to hire graduates of The Workfaith Connection program because of the great…

Houston Newsmakers Sept. 27: Greater Houston Partnership Supports HERO

Bob Harvey is the president & CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership and says his organization of more than 1,200 companies in 11 southeast Texas counties supports the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.

Houston Newsmakers Sept. 20: Community unites to support officers

In the weeks following the death of Deputy Darren Goforth, the Houston community united to express its support for law enforcement officers.

Houston Newsmakers: Sept. 13: HISD Superintendent Grier resigns

Prior to making his announcement, HISD Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier sat down with Khambrel Marshall for an exclusive interview to talk about why he's stepping down.

Houston Newsmakers Sept. 6: Changes in law enforcement -- how community can help

After the shooting death of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, the focus on this week's program is how the nature of his murder may change the way officers protect themselves.

Houston Newsmakers Aug. 30: Congressman Gene Green seeks billions for cancer research

Congressman Gene Green has had many members of his family die from cancer. Perhaps that is one of the reasons his passion is so high to push for legislative support for cancer research.

Houston Newsmakers Aug. 23: METRO Bus overhaul, Crime Stoppers, schools

The METRO Bus system has been totally changed for the first time since the 1970s. More than 200,000 riders each day face a change in their daily routines. Was it for the better?

Houston Newsmakers Aug. 16: Deadly shooting shines light on domestic violence

The Houston community was shocked when two adults and six children were killed by the ex-boyfriend of the mother of those six children, police say.

Houston Newsmakers Aug. 9: Architect of Americans with Disabilities Act

Les Frieden broke his neck in an auto accident when he was a college engineering student. What happened one year later when he tried to go back to school inspired him for a lifetime of advocacy on…

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