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In the photos: The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More

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October 23, 2014 -- Officials with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees recently participated in the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association's 2014 National Coastal Conference. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to use eminent domain to condemn property at Cullen Boulevard for the southeast corridor. More
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October 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, for tax collection services. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Interjet has launched service connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport with Monterrey International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she has instituted an open data policy for the city to allow for greater public access to city data. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Jonathan Newport has been named as the corporation's director of government affairs. More
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October 23, 2014 -- BP today announced the discovery of oil at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
October 23, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve a $1,150,000 contract with Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation for architectural and engineering services for the former AT&T Building. More
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October 22, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday made appointments to the 400th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County and the Texas Lottery Commission. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education reported that Houston City Council approved $550,000 in funding on Wednesday to be invested in enrichment programs as a youth crime-prevention and child safety strategy. More
October 22, 2014 -- The City of Houston and Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a special waste collection event at the Kingwood METRO Park & Ride, located at 3210 W. Lake Houston Parkway, on October 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences on Wednesday broke ground on the construction of its new forensic facility. More
October 22, 2014 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart has posted a reminder that Friday is the deadline to receive mail ballots for the November 4, 2014, election. More
October 22, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson announced that statements for more than 192,000 properties will arrive in a variety of fashions beginning this week. More
October 22, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today toured the Texas A&M National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing. More
October 22, 2014 -- Houston City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Harris County Department of Education for the CASE for Kids City Connections Program. More
October 22, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize participation in the Texas Vehicle Registration Denial Program, which will place vehicle registration holds on vehicles owned by drivers with outstanding municipal traffic warrants and red light camera violations. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Tuesday held its first meeting since Galveston City Council appointed new members. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to name James Colbert, Jr. as the lone finalist for the superintendent of the department. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve paying the calculated wages of $155.68, to be divided among three reserve police officers in the village's police department. More
October 22, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.64003 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 22, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Thane Harrison opposed, to approve a letter to be sent to federal officials calling on the federal government to secure the country’s borders. More
October 22, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to revise the city’s ordinance regarding waterfront lease agreements. More
October 22, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance removing a clause that some individuals, firms or corporations have used to seek city council approval of the consumption of alcoholic beverages in city parks for private events. More
October 21, 2014 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently celebrated International Credit Union Day, hosted a mammogram event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and sponsored a pet adoption drive. More
October 21, 2014 -- Alvin Community College is inviting area veterans to attend the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on its campus on November 11 at 12:30 p.m. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host the second event in their quarterly Focus Series on December 10 in Willis. More
October 21, 2014 -- Texas A&M University is hosting a major symposium on November 6 to commemorate and reassess the Civil Rights Act, 50 years after its enactment. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department and Galveston Chamber of Commerce met with more than 20 downtown building owners, business owners and residents to discuss downtown safety issues. More
October 21, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset announced on Tuesday that two suspects who were wanted by the Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Sheriff's Office on unrelated warrants have been arrested in Galveston County More
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