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July 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry appointed Ryan Brennan of Austin as Commissioner of Workers' Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $12 million civic penalty against Southwest Airlines for alleged failures in complying with regulations in three separate enforcement cases related to repairs on jetliners operated by the company. More
July 28, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve early voting locations and hours for the November 4 General Election. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $1,063,855 contract to APC Construction, LLC for maintenance dredging of the docks and wharves of the port. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today elected Benjamin F. Holland, Jr. to another term as chair and reappointed Eddie Walsh as vice chair during its annual meeting. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education is enrolling children for its pre-k program through Head Start centers in northeast Houston. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host the Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on October 23 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
July 28, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued two people in life jackets but a third person died when their boat sank in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport. More
July 27, 2014 -- Galveston police have arrested a suspect in a fatal accident that killed a 72 year old man and seriously injured his wife on the Seawall on Saturday. More
July 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person suffered burns in an early morning apartment fire at 2301 Hayes Road. More
July 26, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter and boat crew medevaced a 50-year-old fisherman suffering from severe abdominal pains Saturday morning, 25 miles offshore of Port O’Connor. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and Pasadena Fire and Rescue crews responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak on the Houston Ship Channel west of the Beltway 8 bridge Friday, temporarily ordering a shelter in place and closing the Beltway 8 bridge, Interstate 610 bridge and the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the port authority's container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island in Louisiana on Friday. More
July 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies report the culmination of a major drug investigation in Dickinson that resulted in 24 individuals being charged with 43 offense of selling drugs. More w/Photos
July 26, 2014 -- Update:Houston firefighters rescued a crane operator who was injured in a fall in the crane structure 200 feet in the air. More
July 25, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday made appointments to the Lower Neches Valley Authority Board of Directors and the Protect Our Kids Commission. More
July 25, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber shared his thoughts about a meeting on the border crisis held Friday by the House Republicans. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that the American Red Cross is assisting people displaced by a one alarm apartment fire at 6001 Reims Street Friday afternoon. More
July 25, 2014 -- Funeral services for Dr. Al LeBlanc are scheduled for Monday, July 28 at Sacred Heart Church in Galveston. Obituary
July 25, 2014 -- Chambers representing Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, La Marque, Port Aransas, Port Arthur, Portland and Texas City met in Corpus Christi today to address sustainable funding for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has issued an update of this week's meeting of the board. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District today urged residents to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses during the summer months. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Wednesday announced that members of its Cooperative for After-School Enrichment's AmeriCorps program recently completed their community service. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Friends of Mandell Park in Houston will host a renovation celebration on August 21 to unveil improvements to the park. More
July 25, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently participated in "Make Someone Smile" Week, with patients at the hospital receiving bouquets of flowers. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday held a change of command ceremony, with Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris, of Houston, taking command of the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Attorney's Office on Wednesday announced that Jeffrey Watts of Fort Worth, Texas, has pleaded guilty to charges related to operating a fraudulent scheme involving oil and gas investments. More
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