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September 19, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for much of the city of Houston, especially areas west of downtown all the way to the Energy Corridor due to a rapidly falling rain in the area. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District reports that as of 7:30 pm all bayous and creeks were falling, including those most affected by heavy rainfall. More
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September 18, 2014 -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by United States Senator John Cornyn to boost support for and protection of victims of human trafficking by increasing law enforcement resources, enhancing victims’ services and increasing penalties in an effort to combat child sex trafficking, child pornography, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. More
September 18, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced the return of SundayStreetsHTX for October, November and December in The Heights, Third Ward/Museum Park and East End/Fifth Ward areas. More
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September 18, 2014 -- New findings by a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston and his team of researchers determined that a plant extract could be key in fighting lupus. More
September 18, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association has endorsed Ken Paxton for Attorney General of Texas. More
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September 18, 2014 -- Feeding Texas reported that newly released Census data indicated nearly 20 percent of Texans lived in households with income below the federal poverty line in 2013. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday will consider an option to lease between the port and Pelican Island LNG, LLC relating to the lease of 185 acres of land on Pelican Island for the purpose of developing a liquefied natural gas export terminal. More
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September 18, 2014 -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Judge Joan Marie Azrack, Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge Loretta Copeland Biggs, Elizabeth K. Dillon, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., and Justice Jill N. Parrish to serve on the United States District Courts. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team is monitoring rainfall rates and bayou levels at the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with other emergency management partner agencies. More
September 18, 2014 -- The National Weather Service says that the potential for heavy rain will continue throughout the afternoon and into this evening. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday again failed to achieve a quorum, but held an informal discussion about a new direction for the group. More
September 18, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Robin Collins and Carl Joiner opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.265545 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today participated in the site dedication for the future Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility at Texas A&M University. More
September 18, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the board of education has approved a settlement to allow the district to move forward with the construction of the Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men at the site of the former Wheatley/E.O. Smith building. More
September 18, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget for the city, which includes total projected spending of $56,757,186. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2015 Budget. More
September 18, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted 3-4, with only Derrick Freeman, Tiffany Hamilton and Mayor Delores “Bobbie” Prince voting in favor of approval, to deny a motion to approve a collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 397. More
September 18, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced that he is stepping down from his office. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Larry Nichols' contract with the district through the 2016-2017 school year, as discussed in closed session. More
September 18, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to suspend the October 1 effective date of a rate change request by CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC. More
September 18, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Pat Van Houte opposed, to propose the adoption of a tax rate of $0.576904 per $100 valuation for 2014, on first reading. More
September 17, 2014 -- A professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has implemented lifesaving protocol for school children with severe allergies. More
September 17, 2014 -- The aerospace medicine group at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently studied how average people with common medical problems — high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, lung diseases like asthma or emphysema and back and neck injuries, surgeries or disorders — would be able to tolerate the stresses of commercial spaceflight. More
September 17, 2014 -- The City of League City will hold a ribbon cutting and open house on October 4 at 10 a.m. to dedicate the newly expanded Fire Station # 2 at 2120 Hobbs Rd. More
September 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday helped dedicate a statue in honor of the late Tim Cole, who was wrongfully convicted of rape and died in prison in 1999. More
September 17, 2014 -- United States Congressman Gene Green touted House Resolution 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Department Jobs Initiative Act of 2014, bipartisan legislation he cosponsored which would create pathways to opportunities for minorities in the energy sector. More
September 17, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday spoke about how the Senate "has become unrecognizable", asserting it is "being used as an incumbent protection program." More w/ Video
September 17, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber on Wednesday voted in opposition of an amendment to House Joint Resolution 124, which would provide assistance, training, equipment, supplies and sustainment for Syrian rebels to defend the people of Syria from the Islamic State and to ultimately secure territory held by the Syrian opposition. More
September 17, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning effective until 4:15 p.m. for areas of southeast Houston. Rains are expected to continue through Thursday evening. More
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