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An upper-level disturbance tracking east across Texas and northern Mexico will keep showers and occasional thunderstorms around for most of the day. Although the bulk of the precipitation is expected to move out some time this evening, there is a chance that parades scheduled tonight in Galv…

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Vocational Guidance Services is preparing for its seventh annual Talent Has No Boundaries job fair for people with mental and physical disabilities. This job fair will showcase the skills and talents of workers with disabilities who represent a diverse and vibrant talent pool for hire.

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With wind playing a major factor in the game, the Friendswood Mustangs and Clear Lake Falcons had plenty of chances to pull out a win, but tough defense won out in the end as the two teams battled to a 1-1 draw, Saturday afternoon at Henry Winston Stadium.

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush told state legislators Thursday that he planned to meet with President Donald Trump's administration to advocate for federal funding to build a protective hurricane barrier along the Texas coast.

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Trish Hanks, longtime superintendent at Friendswood Independent School District, announced her retirement Monday during a training session with the district’s board of trustees.

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The Friendswood Mustangs could not find their shot from long range and could not contain Clear Lake’s junior Ajare Sanni as they went on to lose, 63-41, Tuesday at Kruger Field House.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and Ball High alum Mike Evans joined the NFL Experience — a sort of theme park for football fans housed in the George R. Brown Convention Center as a part of Super Bowl LI week festivities — on Friday to sign autographs on various memorabilia for a throng of fans.

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The state’s windstorm insurer of last resort has yet to pay many millions of dollars to school districts, cities and a community college for Hurricane Ike damage because of an appraisal clause in their contracts, an attorney representing the districts and cities said.

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Heart disease is America’s leading cause of death and the statistics are startling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease contributes to about 610,000 deaths every year in the United States. That’s approximately one in every four deaths.

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On the final day of the month, it appears likely that this month will be the warmest January in Galveston since 1950. The 62.6° average for Galveston (unlikely to change much with today’s mild weather) will also rank as the 4th warmest ever for the Island. League City, with a 60.3° average (…

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Three men dressed in all black, wearing beanies on their heads, broke into a residence in the 400 block of Stadium Lane at 1:11 p.m. Jan. 23, Friendswood Police said.

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The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Friday warned area residents of a phone scam that involves callers posing as representatives of the department.

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As part of The Mary Kay Foundation’s annual shelter grants program, local women’s shelter Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County has received a $20,000 unrestricted grant to further the organization’s efforts to combat domestic violence and provide rehabilitation services throughout …

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The Friendswood Mustangs did all they could behind a stellar 33-point performance by senior Griffin Schneider, but blew a 12-point lead in the final 4 minutes of the fourth quarter, and the Dickinson Gators went on to win, 73-70, to remain undefeated in District 24-6A, Tuesday at Friendswood High School.

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A Gale Warning for gusts up to 50-mph has been issued for Galveston Bay and off-shore waters on Sunday. In addition, a Wind Advisory is effect for Galveston County with winds of 20-30 mph expected and gusts to 35-mph (or higher right along the coast).

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Wednesday was the first day for candidates to apply for a spot on ballots for the May 6 election. A number of cities and school districts in Galveston County plan to hold elections this year.