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July 29, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today addressed Majority Leader Harry Reid's refusal to allow a vote on the HUMANE Act, bipartisan legislation designed to address the growing crisis on the southern border. More
July 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will be a panelist at the Texas Leadership Forum one-day symposium in Austin on August 5. More
July 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland was invited by Texas A&M University to join the Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium, which is covered under a $4.5 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
July 29, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is conducting an online survey on its website to gather public feedback on its retail services and preferences. More
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July 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added 51-year-old Robert Chrismon to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list and is offering a $3,000 cash reward for information leading to his capture. More
July 29, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host B. Candace Beeke, Editor-In-Chief of the Houston Business Journal, at the city's next Leadership Luncheon on August 14. More
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July 29, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted 5-1, with Audwin Samuel opposed, to adopt a resolution authorizing the execution of an earnest money contract for the sale of Hotel Beaumont. More
July 29, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster on Monday announced that The Gardens at Bissonnet, a 206-unit condominium complex formerly known as "La Promenade", has been purchased by Steve Moore after being placed in county-appointed receivership for more than a year. More
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July 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Charles King as director of the college’s Facilities and Maintenance Department. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 District Compensation Plan, which includes a 2.5 percent salary increase for all non-teaching staff, as well as a six percent increase for transportation bus drivers. More
July 29, 2014 -- La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY2013 for the city and the La Marque Economic Development Corporation. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease between the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation and Turner Construction Company for the James Fadden Historic Building at 2410 Strand for a base rent of $10 per month. More
July 29, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $4,415,202 contract to Freese Nichols, Inc. for the design of the McHard Road Extension Project. More
July 29, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for September 8 to receive comments regarding the city’s proposed FY2015 Budget. More
July 29, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County for the establishment of the Harris County Emergency Management Association. More
July 28, 2014 -- Physicians at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center have offered advice on water safety in response to an increase of drowning and near-drowning incidents in the area. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission was grant $5 million in National Emergency Grants from the United States Department of Labor to train workers facing long-term unemployment. More
July 28, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that Jason Todd Miller was sentenced on July 28, 2014 to 18 years in prison for Second Degree Felony Theft. More
July 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry appointed Ryan Brennan of Austin as Commissioner of Workers' Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District has announced that students at 166 schools will be able to eat lunch for free this academic year. More
July 28, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve early voting locations and hours for the November 4 General Election. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $1,063,855 contract to APC Construction, LLC for maintenance dredging of the docks and wharves of the port. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today elected Benjamin F. Holland, Jr. to another term as chair and reappointed Eddie Walsh as vice chair during its annual meeting. More
July 28, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued two people in life jackets but a third person died when their boat sank in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport. More
July 27, 2014 -- Galveston police have arrested a suspect in a fatal accident that killed a 72 year old man and seriously injured his wife on the Seawall on Saturday. More
July 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person suffered burns in an early morning apartment fire at 2301 Hayes Road. More
July 26, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter and boat crew medevaced a 50-year-old fisherman suffering from severe abdominal pains Saturday morning, 25 miles offshore of Port O’Connor. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and Pasadena Fire and Rescue crews responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak on the Houston Ship Channel west of the Beltway 8 bridge Friday, temporarily ordering a shelter in place and closing the Beltway 8 bridge, Interstate 610 bridge and the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the port authority's container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. More
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