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Federal workers who have been affected by the government shutdown now have a grace period on their Houston water bills, per Mayor Sylvester Turner. The program will offer workers a 30-day extension of their payment deadline without penalties or interest and if bills are overdue by 60 days, the program offers payment plan arrangements. “Houstonians […]

Houston drivers already have enough headaches traffic wise. 290 feels like it has been constructed on since Soulja Boy first cranked that, people still don’t use their signals to merge lanes and now, the I-45 ramp near 288 and 59 is set to be closed on Friday and will remain closed until possibly July! Why will […]

The government shutdown is officially in its 31st day, meaning there are some government employees who have gone a full month without pay. Numerous local restaurants and businesses have offered free meals and discounts to help federal workers currently furloughed by the government. Now the city of Houston is taking the help a step further. […]

Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday that she is running for president in 2020. Harris appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and called on her supporters to join with her to “claim our future.” Plus, she also released her first campaign video ad on social media. “Justice. Decency. Equality. Freedom. Democracy. These aren’t just words. They’re […]

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https://youtu.be/ppS029E3JKE In 1967 at Stanford University, Dr. King described an America with “a daily ugliness … that transforms the ebullience of hope into the fatigue of despair.” His words remind us that this “other America” still exists for too many today. Join special guest Ms. Cathy Hughes, Founder, and Chairperson of Urban One, the largest […]

The U.S. is in the midst of the longest government shutdown in history with no end in sight. Many local restaurants are Standing For Houston and are embracing those federal workers who are currently furloughed or forced to work without pay. Here are a few. PIPELINE PIZZA LOCATION: 3931 Spencer Highway, Pasadena TX, 77054 Pipeline […]

Michelle Obama‘s ‘Becoming’ continues to make history. The highest selling book of 2018 is now officially the longest-selling No. 1 book on Amazon, surpassing a two-month run on top. According to CNN, Obama’s book knocked out Fifth Shades of Grey, the first book in what became a film-spawning series. Becoming tells stories of Obama’s upbringing […]

The government shutdown continues to affect Houston as the Terminal B security checkpoint at George Bush Intercontinental Airport is currently closed due to a shortage of TSA workers. The TSA workers are not being paid due to the shutdown. The closure is now stretching into its fourth day as the airport has announced it will […]

https://youtu.be/lpoIGoNzsGMAlicia Keys will be hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards! Keys announced the news this morning via a video on her YouTube channel, followed by a IG post with her holding up a Grammy. https://www.instagram.com/p/BsqJ0uZAcEb/?utm_source=ig_embed This year’s Grammy nominations are led by Kendrick Lamar with eight nods recognizing his work for the “Black Panther” soundtrack. Drake is right […]

Donald Trump held an event for the Clemson Tigers on Monday night, largely to celebrate the Tigers victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide to claim the school’s third national title and second in three years. However, since the government is currently on a shutdown due to Trump’s refusal to budge on a border wall, there was no chef […]

This is crazy! According to Deadline, Eddie Murphy is set to reprise his role as Prince Akeem for a sequel to the 1988 classic Coming To America! Here’s the synopsis: In the sequel, Akeem learns about a long lost son, and must return to America to meet his unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda. […]

The veteran who launched a GoFundMe to build Donald Trump’s border wall is ending his campaign. With the government currently in the midst of a 21-day shutdown, Brian Kolfage said he’s going to build the wall himself. He’s received $20 million in donations but all of those donations are going back because according to GoFundMe, […]