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  • Gay marriage draws support from U.S. mayors led by Villaraigosa

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was among a group of 80 mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday who pledged their support for gay marriage and announced an initiative aimed at expanding marriage rights for same-sex couples....
  • Mayor Dyer to David Stern: ‘Everyone loses if there is no season’

     
    That’s part of a letter that Dyer and 13 other mayors from cities with NBA franchises sent to Stern, the commissioner of the NBA, and Hunter, the head of the players association....
  • Intense Heat-Wave Claims Lives Of Mother And Daughter

    Intense Heat-Wave Claims Lives Of Mother And Daughter
    Unbearable heat conditions have claimed the lives of a Houston mother and daughter in their 50's and 80's. Their bodies were discovered over the weekend inside their home. The intense heat-wave has sparked Mayor Annise Parker and other organizations...
  • The Newsfixer: H2 Uh O

    The Newsfixer: H2 Uh O
    A brutal Texas summer and extreme drought conditions are putting a strain on the city’s water system. That`s why Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker asked residents to cut back on water. Apparently some of the Mayors own employees didn’t...
  • Red Light Cameras: Can We Make Up Our Minds Already?!?

    Red Light Cameras: Can We Make Up Our Minds Already?!?
    First they got rid of them, then a few months later they turned them back on. Now Mayor Annise Parker wants red light cameras gone for good. A special meeting had city council members getting an earful from voters who had essentially one thing to say,...
  • Bun B Day In Houston

    Bun B Day In Houston
    Not an everyday scene you`d expect to see at city hall; Mayor Annise Parker, smiling ear to ear next to one of the most successful rappers in the business. The Mayor, surrounded by fans, on hand to celebrate the city`s official Bun B Day, but it might...
  • Painting The Town

    Painting The Town
    Mayor Annise Parker has talked about it, saying "The graffiti is a crime". We here at NewsFix have even given you a break down on graffiti in Houston by Numbers. There is even a Facebook page showcasing the questionable art form here in Houston. Is it...
  • Muslim Community Holds Blood Drive to Honor 9/11 Victims

    Muslim Community Holds Blood Drive to Honor 9/11 Victims
    Fareed Aahlon, along with other Muslims, gathered outside his mosque in north Houston to send a message on this 10 year anniversary of 9/11 by donating blood. In a nationwide effort by the Muslims community, blood drives have been setup in honor of the...
  • 3 Years & $100-Million Later, Some Houstonians Are Still Living In A Disaster Zone

    3 Years & $100-Million Later, Some Houstonians Are Still Living In A Disaster Zone
    State records show nearly a third of the $109-million given to the city by the federal government was handed out to apartment landlords; despite the fact that FEMA damage reports clearly list low-income, elderly and disabled people living in single-family...
  • Houston... We Might Have Our Own Watergate On Our Hands

    Houston... We Might Have Our Own Watergate On Our Hands
    Mayoral candidate Dr. Kevin Simms is accusing an associate of Houston Mayor Annise Parker of breaking into his headquarters on Richmond and Chimney Rock in search of important documents Simms claims can topple the Parker reign. Simms claims that he has...
  • Top 50

    Top 50
    Annise Parker has made it big... again. Not only is she the first openly-gay Mayor of a city with a population over 1 mil, she is now ranked in OUT Magazines Fifth Annual Power 50. Ranking the most influential people in the Lesbian/Gay community. Parker...
  • Mayor: 6 Mandatory Furloughs for City Employees

    Mayor: 6 Mandatory Furloughs for City Employees
    It's been talked about for a while and now it's official. Thursday Mayor Annise Parker will make furlough days mandatory for city workers. It's a move that she says will help the city save millions of dollars as she works to balance the city's budget....