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Film Sheds Light on Dark Practice Performed on Girls

Posted on · Donna Valverde is a Texas attorney who’s produced a film about a brutal procedure that some parts of the world still practice today. Female genital mutilation includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs. The World Health Organization says more than 125 million girls and women alive today have been […]

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Historic Preservation, Your Technology Questions, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, September 7, 2014

Posted on · The city of Houston’s Planning and Development Department and the Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission are reviewing the city’s Historic Preservation Ordinance. Mayor Parker’s office would like the language in the ordinance to be clearer, but also may want to expand what can be protected and the authority such protections provide. On this edition of […]