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In the photos: The D’Feet Breast Cancer 14th “Celebration of Life” Run/Walk was held at Moody Gardens in Galveston. More

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October 21, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Monday held a short special meeting to reschedule this week’s regular meeting, from Thursday, October 23 to Tuesday, October 28. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office acted on a tip from an alert neighbor in north Harris County and arrested four suspected burglars, one of them a capital murder suspect. More
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October 20, 2014 -- Union Pacific is advising drivers of the temporary closures of the railroad crossings along Highway 90 Alternate in Sugar Land. More
October 20, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will hold a public meeting on October 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Community Center, located at 16001 Clay Road in Houston, to update area residents and business owners about the Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Program and the 2015 Addicks and Barker construction plans. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with officials from Shanghai, China, in an effort to renew comprehensive city-to-city ties. More
October 20, 2014 -- Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Wendy Lawrence will join ExxonMobil engineers and other scientists to help ignite the interest of hundreds of Houston-area female students in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields at the Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University on October 25. More
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October 20, 2014 -- The University of Houston will be recognized November 17 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as the site of the discovery by physicist Paul Chu and colleagues of a material that made high temperature superconductivity practical for real-world applications. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation honored its scholarship donors and their recipients at a banquet on October 16 at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Conference Center in Beaumont. More
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October 20, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Monday voted to approve a contract with Synergy Software Technologies, Inc., to provide software for the Parks and Cultural Services Department. More
October 20, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $61,680 change order related to the re-bid of a project for Drainage District 7, bringing the contract total price to $3,041,600. More
October 20, 2014 -- Galveston police report that an unidentified man remains in critical condition and another man is hospitalized because of injuries suffered in an auto-pedestrian accident on the Seawall. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition has posted a message in support of Proposition 1 on the November 4 ballot. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston police have arrested one suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man found at 218 Plaza Verde about noon on August 15; and additional arrests are possible. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Houston Association of Realtors has announced its endorsements in the Woodlands Township Board of Directors election on November 4. More
October 20, 2014 -- Galveston's 33rd Annual Island Oktoberfest is this weekend at First Lutheran Church at 24th Street and Winnie. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force has received a third award for the year 2014. More
October 20, 2014 -- District G Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington on Friday called on Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman to withdraw the subpoenas issued to five Houston area pastors for communications with their congregants. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Lights On Afterschool Alliance will host a rally on Thursday at Houston City Hall. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the deaths of two people in an apparent murder/suicide at 9523 Garden Bridge after midnight Sunday morning. More
October 20, 2014 -- Forty-three Texans, who were monitored for 21 days following their contact with the state's first Ebola patient, have been cleared from active monitoring. More
October 20, 2014 -- League City police have arrested a 23 year old man for the robbery of a convenience store at 1100 East Main Street last week. More w/Video
October 20, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority has signed a Conservation Easement agreement with the Galveston Bay Foundation to conserve and protect the nearly 200 acres of the green space known as Exploration Green from commercial development in perpetuity. More
October 20, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman in Corpus Christi Bay on Sunday after he drifted away from their sailboat and she could not maneuver the boat to save him. More
October 19, 2014 -- The Honey Hope Brown Foundation hosted a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act Saturday night. More
October 19, 2014 -- The D’Feet Breast Cancer 14th “Celebration of Life” Run/Walk was held on Saturday at Moody Gardens in Galveston. More
October 19, 2014 -- More than 20 researchers from Swansea, Wales will visit Houston, College Station and Austin for the Texas Research Showcase, which begins on Sunday, October 26. More
October 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District reports that it has reviewed all available information regarding a potential Ebola contact voluntarily isolated on a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston and has made the assessment that there is no evidence of a public health threat to cruise passengers or to Galveston County. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has posted a bulletin with updates to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel/facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members, and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the Coast Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More
October 18, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District reports that it is continuing to review all available information regarding a potential Ebola contact voluntarily isolated on a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston Sunday morning. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the State's voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. More
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