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  • 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...
  • Equal marriage rights protest for GLBT

    Equal marriage rights protest for GLBT
    Members of the gay and lesbian community weren’t entirely feeling the love in Texas this Valentine’s Day. The Foundation for Family and Marriage Equality organized a demonstration at the Harris County Clerk’s Office for legalized gay...
  • Obama raises $2.7 million in Houston

    Obama raises $2.7 million in Houston
    The numbers are in and it’s true, everything’s bigger in Texas...including our wallets. A 15-minute speech, a few handshakes and an overpriced dinner left President Obama’s re-election campaign $2.7 million richer! The rain may have...
  • Tour de Houston benefits reforestation efforts

    Tour de Houston benefits reforestation efforts
    Thousands pedaled 20, 40 to 60 miles on Sunday, March 18 while helping the Bayou City's reforestation efforts that are managed by the Houston Parks and Recreation department. Last year's dreadful drought is the reason. "I was sad to see all the...
  • Mayor signs on for marriage equality

    Laguna Beach Mayor Jane Egly has signed the Mayors for the Freedom to Marry statement, an online declaration for mayors who believe everyone should have the freedom to get married, regardless of sexual orientation. As of Thursday, Egly was the only...
  • 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...