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DALLAS (AP) — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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A distinguished panel just discussed issues related to Galveston as a port of call. I was not invited to participate — perhaps because I was at sea? As a briefcase-toting traveler, I qualify as an expert consultant, having visited over 50 ports of call from Nawiliwili to Istanbul. Well, at l…

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  • By BILL LOVE
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In Bob Fields' letter, he said he is a "die-hard Republican conservative," and he goes on to say that "our political system in America seems to be going to hell in a hand basket," ("Trump presidency is not going to end well," The Daily News, May 18). He goes on to say we have "a carnival bar…

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Galveston County received welcome sunshine and mild temperatures today, following yesterday’s heavy rains that created street flooding, isolated tornadoes and power outages in some spots. The needed rain over the past two days brought amounts ranging from 3.66 inches in Santa Fe, 3.07 inches…

  • By NATHAN JUNG
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Triumph and tragedy are typical. Calmness and chaos are common. The men and women of emergency medical services encounter people at what is often the most helpless and vulnerable moment of their lives. While it’s often challenging and emotional work, being there for you when things go wrong …

  • By MARY BETH BASSETT
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Set your DVRs or plan to be home at 1 p.m. on weekdays this week. Galveston is getting not just 15 minutes of fame, but five full hours of fame when KPRC’s “Houston Life” TV show becomes “Galveston Life.”

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In 2016, at least 35 people in Texas were killed in boating accidents in Texas, according to the Texas Park and Wildlife Department. There were hundreds of more accidents involving injuries and property damage.

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Contestants in vintage swimwear hit the catwalk for the Galveston Island Beach Revue Bathing Beauties Contest at the Hotel Galvez and Spa in Galveston on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The annual event is the official kickoff to the summer season on the island.

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A driver accused of being intoxicated made headlines in late April when he plowed through traffic traveling along Seawall Boulevard before hitting a mother and daughter who were walking by and striking three parked cars.

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Galveston public school trustees on Wednesday approved putting a new administrative team at Central and Weis middle schools in hopes of steering the schools out of academic malaise.

  • By KITTY ALLEN
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Indivisible is a far cry from being the "shadow party," Loretta Roberts alleges (“Indivisible: A shadow party dedicated to chaos,” The Daily News, May 18). To the contrary — Indivisible is a bright light!

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An excellent pitcher’s duel was book-ended by a wild start and an even wilder finish, as the Crosby Cougars took Game 1 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series, 3-2, Thursday night over the Ball High Tors.

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Before a packed house, the Galveston Independent School District board of trustees settled on a daily schedule for next year that includes an earlier start time for elementary-aged children and a later one for secondary students.

  • By ROBERT GLOVER
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In response to ("Maw of Mystery," The Daily News, May 14): Really, Tilman Fertitta? Shark Attack? I can't wait to be scared out of the water by your next "amusement" attractions — Flesh-Eating Bacteria 3D, Swimming with Jellyfish, and the Seaweed Hot Tub.

  • By PHIL GLASS
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I cannot understand the blind loyalty Texans seem to have for this modern Republican Party. You know, this Limbaugh/Hannity-indoctrinated bunch who've spent the past decade lecturing on biblical principles and the constitution while failing to enact a single piece of meaningful legislation, …

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A sure sign of the changing season is the appearance of annual hurricane preparedness meetings. This year’s round kicked off in League City last Saturday and continues with a meeting in Santa Fe this evening (see link). Other meetings will be in Galveston on Saturday, Friendswood on June 1 a…