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December News Digest
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has been named America’s City Leader of the Year by the national business news publication Smart Cities Dive. he publication which covers urbanisation and sustainability issues, stated, "Since starting his four-
The death of President George H.W., aged 94, was greatly mourned in Houston where he made his home after leaving the White House in 1992. Following his state funeral service at the National Cathedral in Washington DC, his remains were flown back to Houston for a service at St Martin’s Episcopal Church before being transported by train to College Station for burial at the George H.W. Bush Library and Museum where his wife Barbara was interred in April. In 1993 The Queen awarded President Bush an honorary knighthood.
Houston has been ranked in the top five most sinful cities in America. A study of 180 cities put Houston at No 5 taking account of sinful behaviours such as anger and hatred, jealousy, greed, lust, and laziness. Las Vegas was judged the most sinful city followed by Los Angeles and New York. The study looked at crime rates, adult entertainment establishments, hate group and casinos. Houston was No 2 for lust based on adult entertainment establishments per capita; Google searches for online adult entertainment; and the teenage birth rate.
A Greater Houston Partnership trade mission to India identified opportunities for expanded business and cultural exchanges. Mayor Sylvester Turner, who led the 30-
The two student nurses who took part in the 2018 exchange between Houston Baptist University and Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen – Tara Tully and Helena Buley – gave a presentation to the Grampian-