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September 16, 2014 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises, LLC, have agreed to pay $4,470,764 in overtime back wages to 2,677 current and former chemical and refinery employees as a result of investigations into violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will open its production of "Women in the Pit" on Thursday. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host "Women, Art & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise", an exhibit of various objects, beginning on Saturday. More
September 16, 2014 -- Belmont Village Senior Living will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday for its new community on Woodway Drive in Houston. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Roy Watson, workforce development director with Chevron Phillips, on October 8 to discuss Texas House Bill 5, an education bill that took effect in 2013. More
September 15, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a career fair on October 1 at the Slovacek Student Center at the college's North Campus. More
September 15, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Victor/Victoria”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “The Official Blues Brothers Revue” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host open auditions on October 20-21 for its production of "Christmas Belles". More
September 15, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has issued a warning for schools and school districts regarding scams involving fake invoices for educational supplies. More
September 15, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will host Greater Houston Partnership Chair Paul Hobby to deliver the keynote address at the Leading Edge Luncheon on Tuesday. More
September 14, 2014 -- Galveston Historical Foundation announced on Friday that on September 26, Galveston’s historic St. Joe’s at 2202 Avenue K "will become one of the state’s best concert venues" as musicians Joe Pug and Bo Salling perform in conjunction with the 2014 TWELVE Project. More
September 14, 2014 -- Galveston Arts Center is kicking off the 2014-2015 education season with two workshops on Saturday, September 27 lead by Houston artist Caroline Roberts. More
September 14, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green last week led a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers, and Ranking Member Nita Lowey requesting increased funding levels for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program harbor maintenance funding in the House Continuing Resolution. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "The Official Blues Brothers Revue" on September 20. More
September 14, 2014 -- The 5th Annual Jane Long Festival will be held at Fort Travis Seashore Park on Bolivar Peninsula on October 11. More
September 12, 2014 -- Galveston Arts Center today announced that it has launched a new art program at the University of Texas Medical Branch Children's Hospital at Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- Fred Astaire Dance Studios Texas Region will host the Texarama Dance Competitions this weekend at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. More
September 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 drama season. More
September 12, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston on Thursday hosted a program on Ports and Prosperity featuring a speech by Seth Cropsey, director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. More
September 12, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on activities available around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including a photo exhibit featuring the open roads of the U.S., a parade on the waters of Houston and free music in Galveston. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will present two comedies during October, with "Greater Tuna" opening October 3, and "Wyrd Sisters" opening October 31. More
September 11, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "Dracula" on October 17. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District has been awarded a $10 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation for a project to expand the port's bulk terminal. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator David Vitter today announced that the United States Department of Transportation is awarding more than $12 million in national infrastructure investments throughout Louisiana. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator Mary Landrieu on Tuesday announced that the United States Department of Transportation has awarded a $10 million grant to the Port of Lake Charles. More
September 10, 2014 -- Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. on Tuesday announced issued a statement in response a $10 million United States Department of Transportation grant for funding of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Project. More
September 10, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that the state's sales tax revenues for August totaled $2.57 billion, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to August 2013. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance is still seeking participants for Afloat!, the first in a series of parades, as part of its three-month Transported + Renewed project. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Board of Commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement request from Temple-Inland, Inc., a business of International Paper, to facilitate a four-stage, $80 million, improvement project. More
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