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August 21, 2014 -- A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas coast in Calhoun County. More w/Video
August 21, 2014 -- A diverse group of stakeholders, including commercial and recreational fishermen, state and federal fisheries enforcers, and elected officials, met on August 18 at Texas A&M University at Galveston for a summit on how best to stop illegal fishing in United States waters by foreign vessels. More
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August 21, 2014 -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents today formally approved the appointment of Admiral William H. McRaven as chancellor of the UT-System. More
August 21, 2014 -- Friday is the last day for early voting in the August 26 Galveston Independent School District Tax Ratification Election. More
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August 21, 2014 -- The Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo commissioned a survey regarding the ultimate fate of the NRG Astrodome which shows that the vast majority of Harris County adults are keenly aware of the issues surrounding the future of the NRG Astrodome; and there appears to be virtually no change in the public's position on spending public money to repurpose the NRG Astrodome. More
August 21, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit seeking to force a northwest Houston game room to follow county regulations or shut down. More
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August 21, 2014 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted 4-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Dawson opposed, to reinstate a policy to allow council members to attend meetings, including regular, special meetings and work sessions, through videoconference calls. More
August 21, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Jeff Tave and Carolyn Stanley opposed, on a motion to grant a variance request for use of the Event Room at no cost by the Bay Area Charter Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization. More
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August 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend portions of a local policy of the district for the 2014-2015 school year that had required students in grades 5 and 8 to meet the passing standards on the reading and mathematics sections of state standardized tests before being promoted to the next grade. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to award a $3,958,443 contract to SER Construction Partners, LLC for the 23rd Street Paving, Drainage, Water and Sewer Improvement Project. More
August 21, 2014 -- Attorneys for Texas Governor Rick Perry today held a telephone news conference with reporters across the state to reject allegations that the governor attempted to obstruct an ongoing investigation into the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas last year when he vetoed funding for the Travis County District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit. More
August 21, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Carl Joiner and Robin Collins opposed, to propose a tax rate of $0.265545 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
August 21, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $632,126 contract to Metro City Construction, LP for the 2013 Water Line Improvement Project. More
August 21, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,859,634 contract with D & W Contractors, Inc. for the Strawberry Road Improvements Project. More
August 20, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who fell overboard in the Houston Ship Channel. More
August 20, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry will host a community meeting featuring United States Congressman Randy Weber and David Sawyer from United States Senator Ted Cruz's office on August 25 at 7 p.m. at the Jimmie Walker Community Center in Kemah. More
August 20, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department have announced that the After-School Meal Program will be offered at 76 sites across the city this year. More
August 20, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Brigadier General Gerald "Jake" Betty as Commander of the Texas State Guard. More
August 20, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood has announced that its water supply remains clean and safe to consume, stating residential areas with "cloudy and foul-smelling" water are not within the city limits. More
August 20, 2014 -- The real estate website Movoto recently ranked Missouri City as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas. More
August 20, 2014 -- Tilman J. Fertitta has been elected chair of the University of Houston System Board of Regents. More
August 20, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university, working in collaboration with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, have developed a treatment effective against the Marburg virus. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Tom Fisher to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Alderman Tim Rainey. More
August 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University storm expert Robert Korty today reported that unfavorable conditions in the tropical Atlantic Ocean, such as dry air and wind shear, has contributed to few hurricanes forming this year. More
August 20, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to authorize a contract with the Department of State Health Services to provide ten Health & Human Services contract programs for Fiscal Year 2015. More
August 20, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of global positioning system pre-emption vehicle equipment from Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. for installation on traffic signals within the city. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Scandinavian Airlines has launched a service connecting Houston with Stavanger, Norway. More
August 20, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $525,000 contract to Pepper-Lawson Waterworks, LLC for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Headworks Improvements Project. More
August 20, 2014 -- BP today announced that David Lawler has been named chief executive officer of BP's US Lower 48 Onshore business. More
August 20, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $6,700 contract to ALB Painting for the repainting of the exterior of the Clear Lake Shores Clubhouse. More
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