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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 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
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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
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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
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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
October 17, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that the Houston region has added 628,000 new jobs since January 2005. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, and called for a travel ban from countries where the Ebola Virus has spread. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor addressed the Harris County Mayors’ & Councils’ Association at its monthly meeting on Thursday. More
October 17, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that city has revised subpoenas in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance repeal petition case, narrowing the request to "focus solely on communications related to HERO and the petition gathering process". More
October 17, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the November 4 General Election, with federal, state, county and local races on the ballots in the Texas Gulf Coast region. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 36,400 total nonfarm jobs in September. More
October 17, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green recently participated in a panel hosted by the National League of Cities to answer questions regarding a study of American cities in recovery from recession. More
October 17, 2014 -- Harris County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt an overall property tax rate of $0.62998 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 17, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin's weekend leisure activity report includes art fairs, a new art exhibit and a pumpkin patch. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Texas Legends Flying Museum announced that it will participate in the Wings Over Houston Airshow for the fifth straight year. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Congressman John Culberson and other Texas members of the House of Representatives called on President Barack Obama to to implement an immediate travel ban for travelers coming to the United States from the Ebola-afflicted countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has announced bus detours and a partial METRORail Red Line shutdown ahead of this weekend's scheduled implosion of The Houston Club building. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation and Texas State Representative Borris Miles will hold a networking forum on October 24, providing an opportunity for disadvantaged business enterprises to meet with prime contractors working in the Greater Houston area. More
October 16, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor/Collector Cheryl E. Johnson gave an update on her office's volunteer deputy registrar training sessions. More
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