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Dave Wilson Wants to Probe Sylvester Turner

3 years ago by Craig Malisow
Proud homophobe and Houston Community College Trustee Dave Wilson issued a very Wilson-eseque press release Oct. 23, calling for the Harris County District Attorney's Office to investigate whether or not mayoral candidate Sylvester Turner is gay. Wilson's insane release is based on a 1991 affidavit by Turner's wife, in which she suspected...
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Sylvester Turner Is Trying to Eradicate All of Houston's Horrific Potholes

3 years ago by Steve Jansen
Brand-new Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, in only a few weeks at the helm, is making progress with something that ex-Mayor Annise Parker somehow couldn’t figure out. Potholes. Thrilling, electrifying potholes. During Turner’s inauguration speech on Monday, January 4, he told the Jones Hall crowd that he was going to buckle...
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Sylvester Turner Wins Runoff By Razor-Thin Margin

3 years ago by Michael Barajas
Sylvester Turner, who represented Houston in the Texas House for more than a quarter century, will succeed Annise Parker as Houston’s next mayor. Turns out the analysts and last-minute polling that predicted a close race were right on the money: with all precincts reporting late Saturday night, Turner was ahead...
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Watch Rep. Sylvester Turner's Cri de Coeur for Grand Jury Reform

4 years ago by Michael Barajas
State Rep. Sylvester Turner, a staple of the Democratic caucus in the Texas House for more than a quarter century, is making what could be his final pass through the legislature, having announced his candidacy for Houston mayor. Over the years Turner developed a reputation for delivering impassioned speeches from...
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SEARCH Annual Luncheon For a Houston without Homelessness

Thursday, April 18, 11:30AM @ Hilton Americas Houston
SEARCH Annual Luncheon For A Houston Without Homelessness Celebrating 30 years of service to the Houston community! Luncheon Chairs Sydney & Jeff Shellebarger Featured Honoree Larry Heard With...
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Houstonians Hold Vigil For Harvey, Irma Victims

2 years ago
Houston residents, clergy and Mayor Sylvester Turner attended a candlelight vigil at City Hall on September 17 to remember the victims of hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
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Mayor Turner Wants No Part of Baby Jails in Houston

9 months ago by Mohammad Mia
Mayor Sylvester Turner did not mince words Tuesday afternoon at City Hall, where he held a press conference to inform Houstonians about the proposed East downtown Houston detention center intended to house immigrant children separated from their families at the Texas border. In recent days, reports surfaced that officials intend...
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Best of Houston® 2019: Best Podcast

2 months ago by Houston Press
Best Podcast: Stories From the Storm Nearly a year after the storm of the century made its devastating landfall in Texas, NPR began releasing a unique storytelling podcast, Stories From the Storm, highlighting individual Houstonians' Harvey experiences. Each episode in this ten-part series by Houston Public Media features two individuals...
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Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston

2 years ago by Craig Malisow
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a mandatory evacuation for parts of west Houston along Buffalo Bayou Sunday, with Centerpoint starting to shut off power at 7 a.m. Controlled releases from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs has already caused flooding in many homes, and could continue for another ten to 15...
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FestEve! A Night for the Arts

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will serve as the honorary chair of the Community Artists’ Collective’s “FestEve! A Night for the Arts” Friday, March 29, at the Glasscock School of Continuing...
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