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April 18, 2014 -- State Senator John Whitmire on Thursday announced he has called for an investigation of a secret sex offender facility contract issued by the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has announced that the METRORail Red Line will be closed between the Downtown Transit Center and the Northline Transit Center during the weekend due to work on the rail expansion project. More
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April 17, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Pat Van Houte, Cody Ray Wheeler and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of the district boundary lines to establish six single member council districts and two at large council districts. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve $1 million in funding from the Houston Endowment to support after-school programs and services through the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment. More
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April 17, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Marie Robb has been appointed to the Texas Municipal League's Transportation and Rights-of-Way Policy Committee. More
April 17, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson today issued a reminder that April 28 is the deadline to register to vote in the May 27 Primary Run-Off Election. More
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April 17, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer are at higher risk for colorectal cancer. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to confirm the promotion of Assistant Fire Chief David Zacherl to chief of the Texas City Fire Department. More
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April 17, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve $30,000 in funding for a media/marketing proposal from Gulf Coast Festivals for the 2014 Ragin Cajun Festival. More
April 17, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the installation of crosswalk improvements at the intersection of Center Street and Pasadena Boulevard. More
April 17, 2014 -- A settlement has been reached that will permit construction to resume on Galveston's Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Liveable Communities Initiative. More
April 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday granted the City of West's request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in April 2013. More
April 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Monday arrested Cole Gerard Zube and charged him with First Degree Injury to a Child. More
April 16, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will host multiple cleanup events at various locations throughout the month of May. More
April 16, 2014 -- Mitchell Historic Properties in Galveston announced today that Bill Ross and Ernie Connor are retiring and that Joe Rozier will assume the position of general manager, overseeing all of MHP's Galveston operations. More
April 16, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to convey a tract bounded on the east by U.S. Highway 59, on the south by Rusk Street, on the west by Avenida de las Americas and on the north by Capital Street on the north to Houston First Corporation. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted to approve accepting applications for a code enforcement officer. More
April 16, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant a special event permit for a Memorial Day event at the Veteran’s Memorial on Second Street on May 26. More
April 16, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for the city’s financial audit for FY2014. More
April 16, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the University of Houston Sugar Land Campus. More
April 16, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0 to amend the performance milestones of the economic incentive contract and loan agreement between the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation and Climate Controlled Containers Manufacturing, LLC. More
April 16, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a request from Space Center Houston for $211,000 from the city’s hotel occupancy tax fund. More
April 16, 2014 -- On Tuesday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a permit to Apex Matagorda Energy Center in Matagorda to construct a 317-megawatt electric generating plant. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Oceanic Explorer 264 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued three crew members aboard an uninspected towing vessel on Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
April 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts for an offshore drilling rig that began taking on water into a ballast tank after a large wave hit them in heavy seas more than 100 miles south of Galveston. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office has announced that Christopher Ryan Sam on Monday was sentenced to thirty years in prison for a 2012 home invasion in Texas City. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect who crept into a baby's room in the 18200 block of Flint Hill Drive. More w/Video
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