Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner reflects on his time leading the city as he prepares to leave office

Posted on · “The goal has been to build a stronger, more resilient, more sustainable setting so we've been successful at doing that,” said Turner. “Now, I'll never claim mission accomplished because we still have a number of things we need to do. But, we are moving in the right direction, we are more prepared than when we started.” 

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Mayor Turner’s farewell (Dec. 21, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss Mayor Sylvester Turner’s last city council meeting, the accomplishments he touted during it, and what challenges are first up for Mayor-elect John Whitmire and the next Houston City Council.

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Mayor Sylvester Turner reflects on his time in office (Nov. 16, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn about plans to send more inmates from the Harris County Jail out of state. And Mayor Sylvester Turner reflects on his time in office.

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Ex-Houston ISD superintendent Millard House II lands similar job in Washington D.C. area

Posted on · House served as HISD's superintendent from 2021 until last week, when he was replaced by Mike Miles as part of a long-planned takeover of the district by the Texas Education Agency.

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Astros even the World Series with a combined no-hitter (Nov. 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We get an update on the World Series, which is now tied at two games apiece after Astros pitchers no-hit the Phillies. And we learn how participating in college sports and resulting concussions can affect brain wellness later in life.

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