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September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has issued a statement regarding a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in Dallas. More
September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, chair of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services, has issued a statement in response to a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in a Dallas-area hospital. More
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September 30, 2014 -- Incident update: Houston police have arrested a second suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 8939 Long Point about 9:45 a.m. on June 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- A professor at Texas A&M University warns of the possibility of red tide along the Texas coast this fall. More
September 30, 2014 -- Commissioner of Education Michael Williams and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced today that the Permanent School Fund has reached a record high value in 2014, making it the largest educational endowment in the country. More
September 30, 2014 -- Firestone Polymers has partnered with Lamar State College – Orange to provide job training using a $307,374 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
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September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that its Transportation Commission approved two projects for Harris County. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will be offering Saturday hours at select driver license offices to issue Election Identification Certificates only beginning October 11 through November 8. More
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September 30, 2014 -- The visit to the Netherlands by a group of Texans to tour the storm surge protection system that the Dutch launched after the disastrous 1953 flood wrapped up on Tuesday. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of the High Demand Job Training Program. More
September 30, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve a new four-year labor agreement with the Beaumont Police Officers Association as a result of collective bargaining negotiations. More
September 30, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Terrilyn Tarlton will host neighborhood meetings in District 5 in October to hear from residents regarding the city's proposed land development regulations. More
September 30, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Raymond Scott and Stephen Mosely opposed, to approve changes to the city’s water service readiness-to-serve rates and other charges. More
September 30, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, discussed the proposed FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards recently elected its 2014-2015 officers, including Andra Self of Lufkin Independent School Distric,t who will serve as TASB's new president. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday heard a presentation from Alvin city officials regarding the city's master plan for economic development. More
September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a three percent across the board pay increase for employees included in the village’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Korea International Trade Association during the partnership's trade mission to South Korea. More
September 29, 2014 -- Longtime Galveston County Health District employee Shirley Carr, RN was recognized for her 46 years of service to public health at the Galveston County United Board of Health's recent meeting. More
September 29, 2014 -- Lamar University will present Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in a free public lecture in the Lamar University Academic Lecture Series on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. More
September 29, 2014 -- The National Air Transportation Association wrote a letter to Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston City Council expressing its opposition to the approval of a lease granting a new entrant fixed base operator status at William P. Hobby Airport. More
September 29, 2014 -- San Jacinto College announced that it has been re-certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. More
September 29, 2014 -- Ja'Tez Gardner, a graduate student at Texas Southern University, will attend a scholarship luncheon hosted by the Texas Business Hall of Fame on November 5 and be awarded a $10,000 scholarship. More
September 29, 2014 -- The City of La Porte Purchasing Department has been awarded the prestigious 19th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute. More
September 29, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the articles of agreement with the Jefferson County Deputy Constables Association as a result of collective bargaining between the county and the association. More
September 29, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has advised that the railroad crossing at Eldridge Road and Highway 90A in Sugar Land will be closed October 6-20 due to construction of a new segment of track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin has announced that a public stakeholder meeting regarding the Kingwood Mobility Study will be held on October 14 at the Kingwood Community Center. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are meeting with representatives from Korean Air on the first day of their comprehensive trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp will sign a memorandum of understanding on Monday to kick off the 2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. More
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