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July 25, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green today announced that the recent sale of refunding bonds will save the city more than $15 million through lower interest rates. More
July 25, 2014 -- League City has drawn two contested positions on the November 4 city council election ballot in the first week of candidate filing. More
July 25, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights activities around the Gulf Coast region this next week including a chance to visit some Houston museums for free, a writer's workshop, and a jazz festival More
July 25, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to award a contract for janitorial services to C & S Janitorial Services of Houston. More
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July 25, 2014 -- Clyde Fitzgerald, a member of the Port of Houston Authority Commission, was elected to a fourth term as president of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoreman's Association at the organization's convention in Savannah, Georgia this week. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries in a house fire at 1930 Manila Lane Thursday afternoon, but one citizen was transported to a nearby hospital for reasons not related to the fire. More
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July 24, 2014 -- The Conservative Republicans of Texas political action committee has endorsed Charles Perry in the emergency special election for Texas State Senator Robert Duncan's District 28 seat. More
July 24, 2014 -- A researcher at Texas A&M University asserted that companies are worth less on Wall Street when their CEOs are perceived as "greedy". More
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July 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 12400 Greenspoint shortly after midnight last Friday. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation warns motorists that there will be a total closure of IH 45 North Freeway southbound from IH 10 to West Dallas in Downtown Houston for routine maintenance beginning the evening of Friday, July 25. More
July 24, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber reports that the entire Texas Republican delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama imploring him to address the crisis on the border. More
July 24, 2014 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a state prisoner has been charged with the murder of a man killed exactly ten years ago to date in west Harris County. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council this afternoon voted to make appointments to the Galveston Park Board of Trustees; the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation; and the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
July 24, 2014 -- The AIA Houston Design Awards for design excellence in architecture, residential architecture, interior architecture, restoration/renovation, and urban design, were announced on Wednesday, July 23 at the Houston Petroleum Club. More
July 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a documentary celebrating the life of TAMU graduate and energy pioneer George P. Mitchell will debut on August 3 on Houston's Channel 8. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to extend time for further discussions with the City of Houston regarding the overpass for the East End Light Rail Line on Harrisburg at Hughes, before proceeding with a “rail only” overpass. More
July 24, 2014 -- Early voting for the Texas Senate District 4 Special Election begins on Monday. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Texas Public Works Association selected the City of Sugar Land to receive a Sustainability Practices Award for achievements in solid waste and recycling. More
July 23, 2014 -- The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Houston Public Library have announced plans to ban smoking and tobacco products at all of their properties. More
July 23, 2014 -- Two Texas A&M University economists reported that the Affordable Care Act will not likely slow healthcare growth and spending. More
July 23, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard presented his proposed fiscal year 2015 budget to the Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded a small business contract to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for geotechnical services. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard will hold a change-in-command ceremony in which Houston native Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris will assume the responsibilities of commanding officer Lieutenant Commander Chad Holm as leader of Maritime Safety and Security Galveston. More
July 23, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that two new 100-foot gauge container cranes have arrived for installation at the port. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District will host its "Kids Health Fest 2014" event August 1-29, providing required vaccinations for children before they return to schools. More
July 23, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution stating that it is “not in the best interest of the public” to house illegal alien minors in Brazoria County. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $26,000 expenditure from the 2013-2014 Special Events Fund budget for the Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Summit that will take place in Galveston September 28 through October 1. More
July 23, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Jefferson County for improvements to Martin J. “Popeye” Holmes Park. More
July 23, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Army Corps of Engineers that would expand the jurisdictional authority of the federal Clean Water Act. More
July 23, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve funding for site acquisition and construction of a 112-unit affordable housing community in the vicinity of 4320 Old Spanish Trail. More
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