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November 27, 2014 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports heavy fire, smoke and water damage to a building in north Houston, but no injuries. More
November 26, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Foundation received a check in the amount of $26,000 from the Albemarle Foundation. More
November 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Downtown hosted a United Nations think tank to develop sustainable development goals for presentation to the General Assembly. More
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November 26, 2014 -- TWELVE will auction an unreleased photograph by the late Little Joe Washington in an effort to help pay for Washington's funeral expenses. More
November 26, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is inviting the public to celebrate the holiday season on its grounds with a series of events, including a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. More
November 26, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland announced that four of its graduates were recently promoted to battalion chief of the Galveston Fire Department. More
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November 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host its fall 2014 commencement ceremonies on December 14 at noon and 5 p.m. at NRG Arena in Houston. More
November 26, 2014 -- Royal Neighbors of America recently awarded Katy resident Megan Birgy with an $8,000 Making A Difference Scholarship. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Houston City Council Ad Hoc Charter Review Committee, chaired by Mayor Pro Tem Ed Gonzalez, will meet on Thursday, December 4 to consider a list of proposed amendments to the City Charter submitted by Mayor Annise Parker. More
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November 26, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District will host a media briefing on December 1 to launch a series of scoping meetings in December to gather input concerning the Storm Surge Suppression Study. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District will be offering seasonal flu immunizations at several community locations in December. More
November 26, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Brian McDougal as city manager and to establish McDougal's terms of employment. More
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November 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Stephen Holmes opposed, to retain Minces PLLC to assist the county regarding a request for grievance and potential associated litigation by Bonnie Quiroga, who the commissioners court recently fired as director of Justice Administration. More
November 26, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cancel the city council's regular meeting in December. More
November 26, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin reports on DiverseWorks' Shop for Art exhibitions and programs this weekend; the Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration on Friday at the Hotel Galvez; ArtWalk in Downtown Galveston Saturday night; an open mic night at Writespace, Houston's new writing center; and the Holiday Tree Lighting Party in Beaumont next week. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is inviting the public to kick off the 41st installment of Dickens On the Strand with free admission to Fezziwig's Beer Hall and other new additions. More
November 25, 2014 -- Two scientists from the University of Houston have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More
November 25, 2014 -- Dr. Bernard Milstein of The Eye Clinic of Texas was recently named a Super Doctor for the tenth consecutive year. More
November 25, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel intravaginal ring capable of delivering powerful antiretroviral drugs to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted human immunodeficiency virus in women. More
November 25, 2014 -- Texas Commissioner of Agriculture-elect Sid Miller on Tuesday announced the newest members of his transition team. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston has advised drivers that a construction project by the Galveston Railroad that involves repairs to three railroad tracks that cross Old Port Industrial Road near the west entrance to the port will result in the closure of Old Port Industrial between 37th and 40th Streets from December 1 to 24. More
November 25, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to designate Commissioner Andy Meyers as delegate to the Board of Directors and Representative on the 2015 General Assembly for the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
November 25, 2014 -- Freeport LNG today announced that its subsidiaries have successfully closed on financing to launch the construction of the initial two trains to serve Freeport LNG's natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
November 25, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Commissioner Stacy Adams as representative and Commissioner-elect Ryan Cade as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2015 General Assembly and Board of Directors. More
November 25, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Wednesday for the December 6 Special Election to fill the Texas State Senate District 18 seat. More
November 25, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Mayor Tom Reid as representative and named Council Member Greg Hill as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2015 General Assembly and Board of Directors. More
November 25, 2014 -- Galveston City Council voted unanimously on Monday to “send a gentleman’s letter” to the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves requesting suspension of the collection of newly created parking fees until further discussions with the city council. More
November 24, 2014 -- The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that a grand jury that investigated the death 18-year-old Michael Brown declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the incident. More
November 24, 2014 -- The City of League City is launching its first ever League City Citizens University, which aims to familiarize the residents and business owners of League City with the purpose, process and structure of the League City government and equip citizens to become active participants in leading League City into the future. More
November 24, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday has made a reappointment to the Historical Records Advisory Board and appointments to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council. More
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