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GLO to city: $105K owed to seawall parking fund

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GALVESTON — The Texas General Land Office has told the city it must reimburse more than $100,000 to its beach user fee fund by Sept. 30.

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Police investigating child's death at Seawall apartment

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GALVESTON — Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child that occurred at an apartment complex in Galveston early Tuesday morning.

Man hit by car on 61st Street

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GALVESTON — A man was taken to the hospital late Monday evening after being struck by a car on 61st Street.

COM firing range to be renamed to honor Powell

COM firing range to be renamed to honor Powell

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TEXAS CITY — The late Lemuel “Lem” Powell, former range master for College of the Mainland will be honored Thursday as the college’s firing ra…

Galveston theater company to partner with diaper bank

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GALVESTON — Island East-End Theatre Co. will partner with the Galveston Diaper Bank at 8 p.m. Thursday at 2317 Mechanic St.

Boeing, SpaceX win bids to taxi astronauts to space station

Boeing, SpaceX win bids to taxi astronauts to space station

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JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — Boeing and SpaceX will share the responsibilities to take astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA officials…

Galveston picks 11 streets for repair in next budget year

Galveston picks 11 streets for repair in next budget year

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GALVESTON — People have been complaining about roads since the first paving stones were laid in ancient Egypt. In Galveston, the complaints ca…

League City cuts spending by $24M in its new budget

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LEAGUE CITY — The city will boost its police force by two officers, add a code compliance officer and hire 15 lifeguards and a manager to staf…

Switch in seawall parking plan may violate the ballot

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GALVESTON — Shifting operations of the city’s seawall parking fee program to the park board runs counter to the intent of ballot language vote…

Arborists battle to save League City’s famous oak

Arborists battle to save League City’s famous oak

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LEAGUE CITY — League City’s arborists are in a battle to fight off a deadly fungus on the city’s most famous tree.

Candidate questions County Judge Mark Henry’s timing

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The county judge and his challenger in the upcoming election are set to appear in court today for a hearing on a lawsuit seeking to definitive…

Rescued animals are receiving veterinary care

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SANTA FE — More than 100 animals rescued from a property in Santa Fe on Friday are receiving veterinary care, according to the Houston SPCA.

Civil rights leader to visit Galveston

Civil rights leader to visit Galveston

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GALVESTON — She helped improve the living conditions for immigrant farmers by organizing agricultural boycotts in the ’60s alongside Cesar Cha…

Drought ends, but water supply still tight

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It’s official: Galveston County is no longer in a drought. But that doesn’t mean much when it comes to the amount of water available to county…

Sheriff’s office plans for 6% raises

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Four new officers to be added to offset overtime costs at jail

Runners hit the causeway to put newspapers in schools

Runners hit the causeway to put newspapers in schools

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GALVESTON — The rain mostly stayed away Saturday as a record number of runners, many of them dressed as book characters, crossed the Galveston…

Adaptive water sports held in Galveston

Adaptive water sports held in Galveston

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The 24th annual Adaptive Water Sports Festival at Moody Gardens  on Saturday gave individuals with special needs a chance to sail, kayak and ski. 

Newspaper publishers to meet in Galveston

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GALVESTON — A record 24 publishers of small newspapers from the Southeast will descend on Galveston for the Carmage Walls Leadership Forum, wh…

Train derailment causes fire

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GALVESTON — A train derailment on the island Friday night caused a fire that burned more than 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel and took crews more…

Boat catches fire near Tiki Island

Boat catches fire near Tiki Island

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TIKI ISLAND — A small speedboat caught fire in Jones Lake near Tiki Island on Saturday, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky.

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