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September 21, 2014 -- SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft and a load of cargo are en route to the International Space Station after an early Sunday morning launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. More
September 21, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports extensive damage to one apartment building but no injuries in a fire on 12000 MLK early this morning. More
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September 20, 2014 -- The Texas General Land Office Fall Adopt-A-Beach cleanup is Saturday, September 27 at 30 locations on the Texas Gulf Coast from Sea Rim State Park and McFaddin Beach in Jefferson County to Boca Chica in Cameron County. More
September 20, 2014 -- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Director Gary Tinterow has announced the appointment of Aimée E. Froom as curator of Islamic art. More
Texas Adopt A Beach Fall Clean Up
September 19, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland dedicated its firearms training center to the late Lemuel B. "Lem" Powell, who for 28 years taught students in the college's Basic Peace Officer Academy, civilians seeking concealed handgun licenses and local police officers. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Secretary of State's Office announced a mobile election identification certificate station will open next weekend at the Moody Community Center located at 3725 Fulton Street in Houston. More
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September 19, 2014 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on Friday applauded President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., and Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr. to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that the southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 45 North Freeway between Crosstimbers and Interstate Highway 10 will be closed each night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Sunday, September 21 to Friday, October 3, except for Saturday night September 27, for work on an overlay project. More
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September 19, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch is set to open the UTMB Pediatric and Adult Primary Care Clinic, a new freestanding facility located at 2020 East Highway 6 in Alvin, on September 22. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Special Education Department is in need of parent volunteers to assist as advocates for residential facility students. More
September 19, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett took issue with a Guidry News report on Thursday’s meeting of the Harris County Mayors’ & Councils’ Association that said he urged elected officials to not support the resolution in favor of a Coastal Barrier System. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on September 25 regarding the proposed widening of Trammel-Fresno Road and a new two-lane extension of Hurricane Lane Parkway in Fort Bend County. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District has issued an update regarding flooding conditions, reporting that South Mayde Creek remains out of banks near Greenhouse Road, but that water levels are falling. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to accept the final Long Term Water Supply Strategies Report prepared by Freese and Nichols that included an option to re-use effluent water from one or both of the City of Houston Southwest and Almeda wastewater treatment plants. More
September 19, 2014 -- The City of Galveston has announced that street closures may take place at Beluche Drive near the intersection of 75th Street due to the reconstruction of a bulkhead on Lake Madeline. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Mayors’ & Councils’ Association on Thursday voted unanimous support for a Coastal Barrier System. More
September 19, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $2.1 million contract to Affolter Contracting Company, Inc. for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredge Material Placement Area in Harris County. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for north and northwestern areas of Houston, effective until noon. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 20,100 jobs in August. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.187 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 19, 2014 -- Galveston City Council at a special meeting on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $108,678,347 budget for Fiscal Year 2015 and a tax rate of $0.53389 per $100 valuation to support the budget. More
September 19, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on new art exhibits around the Gulf Coast region including the works of dozens of artists in Houston, historic pottery in Orange and a reading of the classic works of a famous Latin American author. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for much of the western portions of the City of Houston, especially areas west of downtown. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for much of the city of Houston until 10:45 a.m. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District reports that as of 7:30 pm all bayous and creeks were falling, including those most affected by heavy rainfall. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by United States Senator John Cornyn to boost support for and protection of victims of human trafficking by increasing law enforcement resources, enhancing victims’ services and increasing penalties in an effort to combat child sex trafficking, child pornography, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. More
September 18, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced the return of SundayStreetsHTX for October, November and December in The Heights, Third Ward/Museum Park and East End/Fifth Ward areas. More
September 18, 2014 -- New findings by a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston and his team of researchers determined that a plant extract could be key in fighting lupus. More
September 18, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association has endorsed Ken Paxton for Attorney General of Texas. More
September 18, 2014 -- Feeding Texas reported that newly released Census data indicated nearly 20 percent of Texans lived in households with income below the federal poverty line in 2013. More
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