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In the Photos: League City City Council last week voted 4-4 to defeat Mayor Tim Paulissen’s motion to commit to increasing the city’s share of operating and marketing costs of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride service from $60,000 to $80,000. More

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August 30, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a puddle of unknown chemical at 4700 Griggs in Houston. More
August 29, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday made appointments to the 443rd Judicial District Court and the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. More
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August 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, along with fire departments from Seabrook and Kemah, responded to a boat fire under the Highway 146 bridge on Friday. More
August 29, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9555 Crofton which occurred about 6 p.m. on Thursday. More
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August 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office will host the first annual HCSO Explorer’s Competition on Saturday at Westfield High School. More
August 29, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner will again present a Labor Day fireworks show in Acres Homes on August 31. More
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August 29, 2014 -- The commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday issued a statement honoring approximately 13 million of the state's workers ahead of the Labor Day holiday. More
August 29, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports the arrest of a recently paroled sex offender, who failed to register as a sex offender in Chambers County. More
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August 29, 2014 -- A Galveston County Grand Jury has indicted former Crystal Beach Fire Chief David Loop for a third degree felony related to his alleged use of the volunteer fire department's credit card at a Louisiana race track and casino. More
August 29, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers has been named vice president and chief medical officer for the Health System at UTMB. More
August 29, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that the hospital has performed more than 2,000 robotic surgeries. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that Dan Cheney will join the organization in October as vice president and chief operating officer. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to levy a tax rate of $0.00253 per $100 valuation. More
August 29, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun Labor Day Weekend activities around the Gulf Coast region including movies, outdoor music and dance with international flair; and a chance to learn all about beer. More
August 29, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances to expand the authorized use of community park fees to include city beautification projects. More
August 28, 2014 -- Representatives from several well-known industrial companies participated in a “Reverse Trade Show” where their procurement or maintenance managers were available to answer questions and visit with attendees on "How to do Business" with their company. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently donated $29,466 to various aerospace education programs. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is inviting residents of Houston's East End to share their views on the Harrisburg Overpass in a series of meetings which begin again on September 2. More
August 28, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 300 Heights Boulevard about 4:45 a.m. Thursday morning. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has charged an inmate in the county jail and his girlfriend with possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. More
August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to provide emergency funding to support Houston Rapid Transit's efforts to reconstruct portions of the guideway and associated systems work that had to be removed to allow repair to a damaged chilled water line located under the guideway on Rusk Street along the Southeast Downtown Line. More
August 28, 2014 -- Galveston City Council held a public hearing today on plans by the United States Postal Service to relocate retail services that are currently being provided in the United States Courthouse Building at 601 25th Street. More
August 28, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.498520 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve amended budgets for the FY2014 General Operating, Food Service and Debt Service budgets. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve two resolutions supporting funding for transportation projects. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding the award of $286,418 funding from the Houston-Galveston Area Council for bicycle lanes. More
August 28, 2014 -- Houston police report that a suspect wanted in an auto theft and kidnapping of four children at 8601 West Bellfort about 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday is in custody and the children have been found unharmed. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged two men who were suspected of robbing several area "smoke shops" with capital murder. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office credited an anonymous tip for leading its deputies to several marijuana plant fields in north Harris County. More
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