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METRO is again offering FREE rides for students the for the summer

METRO is again offering FREE rides for students the for the entire summer with METRO’s Summer of Fun Program June 1 through Sept. 1, 2018. Students can ride free anywhere METRO goes with a Student METRO Q Fare Card. Students who don’t have a card can apply for one today by following this link. After the program ends, your student can keep the card and use it to get 50 percent off regular fare.
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Martha Castex-Tatum wins District K Council seat

By Defender News Service Martha Castex-Tatum defeated eight other candidates in the special election for the District K seat formerly held by the late Councilman Larry Green. Castex-Tatum worked as Green’s director of Constituent Services for District K. She received 3,292 votes in the election, about 65 percent. Her nearest competitor was Patricia “Pat” Frazier with 711 votes. She will join Councilmember Amanda Edwards as one of two African-American women on Houston City Council... Read more at DefenderNetwork.com...
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