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In the Photos: The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves voted unanimously to award a contract for architectural and engineering services for the Cruise Terminal Number One Walkway Project to AECOM. More
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April 27, 2015 -- Update 4: The United States Coast Guard, Alabama Marine Resources, Alabama Marine Patrol and Mobile County Sheriff’s Department are continuing the search for at least four mariners. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Lymphatic Education & Research Network is seeking participants and sponsors for its Baseball Hit-A-Thon for Lymphedema & Lymphatic Disease event on August 1, 2015. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin announced that the City of Houston's Public Works and Engineering Department has begun providing full panel replacements at four locations along Kingwood Drive. More
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April 27, 2015 -- The Houston Parks and Recreation Department, together with the Houston Parks Board, recently replaced five of six live oaks along North Boulevard and Kirby Drive. More
April 27, 2015 -- Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston course for the Fall 2015 semester. More
April 27, 2015 -- Galveston College will host a Professor Panel Discussion of the 2015 Galveston Reads selection, Freeman, on May 5. More
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April 27, 2015 -- United States Congressmen Al Green and Mike Honda on Monday introduced a bill which would grant Temporary Protected Status to Nepalese nationals affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has ravaged Nepal and killed thousands. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for architectural and engineering services for the Cruise Terminal Number One Walkway Project in an amount not to exceed $90,190 to AECOM. More
April 27, 2015 -- The City of League City has advised that the water quality maintenance of systems served by the Gulf Coast Water Authority's Mackey Water Treatment Plant is ending today. More
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April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that resulted in the death of a man and a woman at 7004 Capitol Street on Sunday. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County Health District will host an Environmental Awareness Event on Tuesday to discuss the health hazards caused by pouring fats, oils and grease into drains. More
April 27, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that a new study shows that augmenting hydrogen sulfide, a gas produced naturally within the human body, can reduce the severity of respiratory syncytial virus. More
April 27, 2015 -- Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos is traveling to Mexico this week to deliver a message of bilateral collaboration on behalf of the state. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $124,129 contract to BOMAC Contractors, Inc. for drilling precast concrete piles for the Harbor Island Wharf Extension. More
April 27, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Emerald Biofuels for the construction of a new renewable diesel manufacturing facility. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees last week voted unanimously to approve several new courses as “advanced courses” for students. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are conducting an investigation regarding human remains found at 2900 Katy Freeway on Sunday during Texas EquuSearch's canvassing of the area. More
April 27, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard air crew conducted a medevac of a 42-year-old man off a charter fishing boat about 27 miles offshore of Port Aransas Saturday afternoon. More w/Video
April 26, 2015 -- Sheriff Adrian Garcia has posted a statement regarding steps he has taken to address conditions in the county jail. More
April 26, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement on Friday was presented to Colonel Robert D. Cabana, a former astronaut who now is director of the Kennedy Space Center. More
April 25, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeast portions of Houston until 9:15am. This includes portions of Clear Lake and the Johnson Space Center. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Thursday hosted United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, who formally announced during her visit that the HPA will receive a Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant of nearly $900,000. More
April 24, 2015 -- The City of Houston will hold a Batteries, Oil, Paint and Antifreeze mobile collection event on April 25. More
April 24, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Texas Armed Forces Scholarship Program. More
April 24, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s 2015 Captain’s Roundtable educational series will host a special presentation by the United States Coast Guard on the Search and Rescue service on June 6, focusing on their last October’s rescue mission of the sailing vessel “French Kiss”. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, along with other local, state and national agencies, is asking the public to wear yellow on April 25 for the missing. More
April 24, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office in Houston has filed federal charges against 22 defendants in connection with either bank robbery or commercial robbery as well as various firearms charges. More
April 24, 2015 -- United States Senators Ted Cruz and Pat Toomey have filed an amendment to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which would require affirmative Congressional approval of any Iranian nuclear deal before sanctions relief can occur. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work Program. More
April 24, 2015 -- The organizers of the 150th Anniversary Juneteenth celebrations in Galveston are inviting the public to join them on Sunday in shooting a video to promote the event. More
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