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Harris County

October 30, 2014 -- The Center for Public Deliberation at the University of Houston-Downtown recently hosted an interactive forum for more than 150 Houston-area leaders, legislators, students, faculty and community members to discuss various solutions to the nation’s current immigration reform debate. More
October 30, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake invites the public to its Veterans Day Celebration at the school's Liberty Park on November 11 at 10:30 a.m. More
October 30, 2014 -- Houston police reported on Thursday that a man who was arrested in a 2012 fatal stabbing at 5400 Telephone Road has been charged with murder in the 178th State District Court. More
October 30, 2014 -- Early voting for the November 4 General Election ends on Friday, with polling locations open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the last opportunity to vote early in the election. More
October 30, 2014 -- Comcast and The Center, a non-profit agency offering day services, residential and vocational programs and respite care, recently announced a new partnership to provide full, daytime employment to participants in the Center's vocational program in Houston. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host an open house and public meeting on November 13 to gather comments regarding the State Highway 249 Access Management Study. More
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October 30, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a School Choice Open House on Saturday at Northwest Mall. More
October 30, 2014 -- The City of Morgan's Point will host a dedication ceremony for Freedom Park, the city's newest park, on November 9. More
October 30, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook has announced polling locations and hours for the city's November 4 bond election. More w/Video
October 30, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will have extra prosecutors on duty to assist area police in the enforcement of DWI no refusal laws during the Halloween weekend. More
October 30, 2014 -- Mercy Ships founder Don Stephens recently received the Daily Point of Light Award from Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer services. More
October 29, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced on Wednesday that in its first year of implementation, the Capital Murder Project Court has reduced the number of older capital murder cases awaiting resolution. More
October 29, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, has entered into definitive agreements for the debt financing of approximately $3.85 billion of capital required for the development of Freeport LNG’s first train facility at its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today applauded Houston Mayor Annise Parker's announcement that the city will withdraw subpoenas of five local pastors. More
October 29, 2014 -- The City of Houston will host the city's annual "Houston Salutes American Heroes" Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 at Houston City Hall. More
October 29, 2014 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today reminded voters to bring an acceptable form of photo identification to vote in the November 4 election. More
October 29, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to submit a Continuation Grant Application to the Merck Company Foundation for the Expanded Linkage to Care Initiative. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Sheriff's Deputy Jesse Valdez, III died this morning after a vehicle struck his patrol car head-on while traveling on East Wallisville Road. More
October 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today directed the city's legal department to withdraw subpoenas filed against five local pastors for copies communications they made regarding the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 29, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at Monday's meeting of the Port of Houston Authority that September cargo at port facilities continued the positive trend for the year and the outlook continues to be good through the remainder of 2014, More
October 28, 2014 -- The University of Houston and the University of Houston Alumni Association will host the inaugural Cougar 100 Luncheon on November 6 at 11:30 a.m. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction to complete the first phase of a new stormwater detention basin on Langham Creek in the Addicks Reservoir watershed, designed to anchor a regional drainage infrastructure plan for a fast-developing area of northwest Harris County. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Honorable Stéphane Dujarric - spokesperson for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon - recently addressed students and community members on global citizenship and world affairs at the University of Houston-Downtown. More
October 28, 2014 -- Lone Star College will be hosting a Professional Careers and Administrative Services Career Fair on November 5. More
October 28, 2014 -- United States Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson will participate in a round table discussion with physicians and research experts from the Texas Medical Center on October 30. More
October 28, 2014 -- Houston TranStar today advised that the center's Internet service will be interrupted for upgrades on Wednesday, with the website and other services to be offline for approximately two hours. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences today announced that it has been awarded three grants totaling more than $700,000 to support forensic science testing and investigation services for the county. More
October 28, 2014 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the East Aldine District for the county to accept land in the district’s proposed Town Center to build a Harris County 9-1-1 call center for the Sheriff’s Department in Precinct 2. More
October 28, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday for the new school building at Condit Elementary School. More
October 28, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $98,900 contract, including contingency, to Brooks Construction, Inc. for the West D Street Drainage Improvements Project. More
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