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Harris County

October 24, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington today reminded residents that early voting is ongoing for the November 4 General Election. More
October 24, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding litigation that has delayed the construction of the Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men. More
October 24, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Thursday announced that Jessica Nimon, International Space Station Rsearch Communications Managing Editor, has been presented the Space Flight Awareness Trailblazer Award by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
October 24, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday launched a mobile-friendly website that allows parents to track their child's school bus along its route. More
October 24, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier has been named the 2014 Urban Educator of the Year by the Council of the Great City Schools. More
October 24, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities this weekend including Asia Society Texas' Night Market; entertainment at Miller Outdoor Theatre; the Claude Monet opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash in Galveston. More
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October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in the October 7 robbery of three individuals at the Hillcroft Transit Center and a convenience store robbery near the transit center on October 20. More
October 23, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital was recently recognized with the "Excellence through Insight" award by HealthStream, Inc. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to use eminent domain to condemn property at Cullen Boulevard for the southeast corridor. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Interjet has launched service connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport with Monterrey International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she has instituted an open data policy for the city to allow for greater public access to city data. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Jonathan Newport has been named as the corporation's director of government affairs. More
October 23, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage of the October 27 launch of a resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corporation. More
October 23, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station on October 27, and the docking of its replacement on October 29. More
October 23, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve a $1,150,000 contract with Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation for architectural and engineering services for the former AT&T Building. More
October 22, 2014 -- The City of Houston and Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a special waste collection event at the Kingwood METRO Park & Ride, located at 3210 W. Lake Houston Parkway, on October 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences on Wednesday broke ground on the construction of its new forensic facility. More
October 22, 2014 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart has posted a reminder that Friday is the deadline to receive mail ballots for the November 4, 2014, election. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for six deceased individuals. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund was recently ranked fourth in a top 10 list of large public pension funds by the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Leipzig (Germany) Sister City Association and the Houston Symphony will present the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra on November 3 for a concert commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. More w/Video
October 22, 2014 -- Houston City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Harris County Department of Education for the CASE for Kids City Connections Program. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Texas Secretary of State's Office today announced that a mobile station issuing Election Identification Certificates will be in Houston for six days in October and November. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to name James Colbert, Jr. as the lone finalist for the superintendent of the department. More
October 22, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.64003 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 22, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Thane Harrison opposed, to approve a letter to be sent to federal officials calling on the federal government to secure the country’s borders. More
October 22, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance removing a clause that some individuals, firms or corporations have used to seek city council approval of the consumption of alcoholic beverages in city parks for private events. More
October 21, 2014 -- Joe Turner, director of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, was elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Foundation for the Arts will premiere its newest documentary film, "Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial" on November 10, the day of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the channel, on Houston Public Media TV 8. More
October 21, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $252,623 in sales tax revenues for October. More
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