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The Texas City Stings began the second half of district play on the right note, beating the Ball High Tors in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night at Kermit Courville Stadium.

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A woman killed after she fell from the third story of a Galveston apartment building was identified by the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office on Tuesday.

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Recent developments at ports along the Texas coast could increase competition for the Port of Galveston, but maritime officials were confident in the island docks’ future if aging infrastructure issues can be addressed.

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A woman struck by a truck while walking on state Highway 3 on Thursday evening died on Friday, officials confirmed Monday.

  • By LEWIS ROSEN
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As a former mayor, I’ve learned to pay close attention to the actual words candidates use to describe their positions, particularly when it comes to local taxation. So, this direct quote caught my eye in a campaign piece from the millionaire oilman running against our Texas Representative Wa…

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Car thefts increased 15 percent in Galveston County in 2017 as an international criminal gang made its way into the area from Houston, according to law officers battling auto crimes.

  • By JERI KINNEAR
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I read Gov. Greg Abbott’s glowing endorsement of Mayes Middleton over Republican incumbent Wayne Faircloth (“Spurning incumbent, Abbott endorses Middleton,” The Daily News, Jan. 10) for the District 23 house seat. Following that, I went to Middleton’s campaign website where the governor’s en…

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Middle- and high-school students walked briskly across the Texas A&M University at Galveston’s campus Saturday, bearing all sorts of strange and fascinating devices, from tiny hovercrafts and airplanes to intricate “Rube Goldberg” machines.

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Page Rander, president of the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees, is facing a challenger this May who argues the district hasn’t been fiscally responsible enough.

  • By MESHACH SULLIVAN Correspondent
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The Ball High Lady Tors' fourth-quarter rally fell short in their Region III-5A area round playoff game Friday at La Porte High School as the Kingwood Park Panthers held on for a 33-29 win.

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A Galveston man was arrested Thursday, weeks after police said he attacked a 22-year-old woman and threatened to kill her with a gun during an hours-long incident.

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Moody National Bank filed a lawsuit against the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee this week, asking a district court judge to decide who is in control of the party's finances.

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A detailed study of Galveston public school demographics and facilities has yet to be approved, but some leaders already are sure about one thing — the district has more facilities in use than it needs.

  • By DOUG MCLEOD
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Politics has always been a contact sport, but it seems to be especially rough this election cycle. “Low E” and even less civility appear to be radiating out of several local incumbents’ offices, while the school children of Texas, vital flood control projects, and property tax burdens are no…

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will close a portion Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oystering starting Monday, the department said in a Thursday press release.

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GM Financial leadership traveled to Galveston to present a new vehicle to the Ronald McDonald House as part of GM's "Cool Cars for Remarkable Kids" program. Ronald McDonald House leadership, key stakeholders and officials from Classic Auto Group Galveston were in attendance. 

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners has rejected an invitation to a joint meeting with the Port of Galveston’s governing board to discuss a dispute about fog delays, instead inviting wharves trustees to one of its meetings.

  • By RAYMOND LEWIS
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Usually when a friend is aware that I am a regent at Galveston College, their first question is, “How’s the college?” They don’t "really" want to know. Kind of like, “How are you this morning” when they really don’t want the answer. My response is always, “The college is doing well.” Here’s …

  • By BILL SARGENT
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Ensuring viable red snapper fishing requires accurate data on the size of the fishery and the number of fish being caught. Clearly, everyone wants a strong fishery for years and generations to come. Presently, the National Marine Fisheries Service evaluates the data, data which is often chal…

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Dense fog and mostly cloudy skies, along with cool to chilly temperatures have characterized our February weather so far.

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The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius brought the close to Mardi Gras celebration on the island Tuesday with their 22nd annual Fat Tuesday Parade. An eager crowd lined the parade route through downtown Galveston ready to grab the beads and trinkets thrown from the passing floats.

  • By ART SANCHEZ
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Red flags. Why don’t we always heed to the warning signs? The mortgage crisis of the 2000s; The Great Depression of 1929; the 1981 Recession; and in 2017-18 the three candidates that felt it was necessary to run against a 20-year career politician, Ken Clark.

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Mayes Middleton thinks Austin knows what's good for you better than you do. Ride-hailing company Uber recently agreed to pay almost $250 million dollars to settle lawsuits against the company for various illegal acts, but at a recent neighborhood association meeting, Middleton supported Uber…

  • By GREGORY DRISCOLL
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Today marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness.

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A budget released by the White House on Monday proposes cuts to a number of federal coastal programs, including one that has helped put tons of sand on Galveston's beaches in recent years.

  • By BETTY MASSEY
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I have lived and worked in Galveston for nearly 40 years, and I do not recall ever attending a city of Galveston Building Board of Adjustments meeting prior to the one held on Feb. 6.

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Police have not released the names of a man who died Saturday in a collision on the Galveston Causeway or the woman in another vehicle who remained in critical condition Sunday.