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In the photos: The Honey Hope Brown Foundation hosted a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. More


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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
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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
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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
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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
October 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday has made an appointment and a reappointment to the Governing Board of the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management and reappointments to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District has been in communications with the Centers for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State Health Services on several occasions to gather details about a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston on Sunday. More
October 17, 2014 -- The "La Belle: The Ship That Changed History" exhibit at the Bullock Texas State History Museum will open October 25 More
October 17, 2014 -- The Houston Parks and Recreation Department will cut the ribbon on the Phase III Park Improvements Project to Keith-Wiess Park at the Fun Fall Festival on October 18. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District's Energy Institute High School has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2015 Annual Offshore Technology Conference Dinner, scheduled for May 3 at NRG Stadium. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston issued an official statement outlining its effort to combat the Ebola outbreak. More
October 17, 2014 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart has reminded those who will go to the polls during the early voting period of October 20-31 that photo identification is required. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting next Wednesday, October 22 to interview the finalists for the position of Galveston City Manager. More
October 17, 2014 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders has announced upcoming closers to take place along segments of the Grand Parkway. More
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