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November 23, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but heavy fire, smoke and water damage in an apartment fire at 3700 South Gessner this morning. More
November 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to open the process to receive public comment on the Draft 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Air Quality Conformity Finding. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission at a special meeting on Thursday approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget. More
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November 21, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has warned residents of the potential for severe thunderstorms in the Houston area from noon on Saturday until midnight. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will celebrate women "Texas style" at its Eighth Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference at the Moody Gardens Convention Center on April 17, 2015. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District issued an update on several bond construction projects. More
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November 21, 2014 -- A brain injury expert during a sports medicine symposium Friday at Texas A&M University said concussions are having a devastating impact on football. More
November 21, 2014 -- The transition team of Texas Agriculture Commissioner-elect Sid Miller on Friday announced that Texas State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has been named General Counsel of the Texas Department of Agriculture. More
November 21, 2014 -- Rebecca French, artistic director for FrenetiCore Dance, has announced the company's remaining schedule for the 2014-2015 season. More
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November 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management advises that there is a potential for severe weather in Harris County as a storm system moves through the region Saturday afternoon. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to approve reclassifying a FEMA Project as an alternate project to allow for the construction of a new gazebo, signage and a new platform at Seawolf Park that would allow for the operation of a water taxi between the park and Galveston Island. More
November 21, 2014 -- University of Houston President and UH System Chancellor Renu Khator has been selected to chair the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board of Directors. More
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November 21, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she will "spearhead" the city's leadership role as a member of the Cities United for Immigration Action to develop a "coordinated national response" to President Barack Obama's executive action addressing immigration. More
November 21, 2014 -- B4G in Houston will hold its "Coat for the Cold" drive on Saturday to provide the homeless with gently used warm coats for the winter. More
November 21, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton have posted a report on Region H water planning projects in their continuing series on coastal issues. More
November 21, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin today announced the next steps for the Kingwood Mobility Study. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council is launching its third year of the Regional DWI Task Force, which will operate throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested a woman on charges of filing a false report in connection to a fraudulent claim she made that an infant she was babysitting had been kidnapped. More
November 21, 2014 -- Brenda M. Barber, the United States Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District Project Manager of the Environmental and Munitions Design Center, has posted an update regarding the pending movement of the STURGIS to Galveston for decommissioning. More
November 21, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted 3-1, with Joe Carothers opposed, to halt action on annexing more than 2,500 acres of property in the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted 7-1, with Ray Holbrook opposed, to approve the authority’s agenda for the 2015 state legislative session. More
November 20, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on the annual Winter Holiday Art Market in Houston, the annual Artcrawl in Houston, the Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival, the Brown Promenade at Discovery Green, and a new exhibit at The Menil Collection. More
November 20, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday has made appointments to the Continuing Advisory Committee for Special Education, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, the Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Council, the Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments, Upper Guadalupe River Authority Board of Directors, the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, the Angelina and Neches River Authority Board of Directors, the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. More
November 20, 2014 -- United States Congressman John Culberson was appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations for the 114th Congress by the Republican Steering Committee. More
November 20, 2014 -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health awarded a $1.5 million grant to a professor at the University of Houston for a study on Asian American breast cancer survivors. More
November 20, 2014 -- United States Congressman Michael McCaul on Thursday issued a statement on the United States Chamber of Commerce's support for Senate passage of cybersecurity legislation. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted Harold Norwood of murder. More
November 20, 2014 -- A research consortium led by Dr. Antonietta Quigg, Professor of Marine Biology and Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University's Galveston campus, was awarded $7.25 million by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee voted 3-1 on Wednesday to endorse five projects as priorities; and to recommend that the city council ask that four of them be submitted to the Houston-Galveston Area Council which has issued a call for projects for inclusion in the Transportation Improvement Plan. More
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