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Westland Ranch, a proposed residential development inside the McAlister tract, would add 1,000 new homes to League City. It’s just the beginning of the coming southwest boom, city officials said. It’s the first of what could be many new housing developments in that part of town.

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League City officials Friday were warning motorists to avoid Interstate 45 on Sunday morning because of traffic jams expected from road construction.

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While some in U.S. House Freedom Caucus say they expect concessions from U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy if he seeks to replace Paul Ryan as the next Speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber might be more inclined to support him.

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April is the windiest month of the year in Galveston County with an average daily wind speed of 12.2 mph at Scholes Field. So far this month has held true to form with the average daily wind speed measuring 14.0 mph.

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More than six months after the State of Texas instituted a new law prohibiting drivers from texting while driving, the police department's from Galveston County's two largest cities say they have issued few citations against drivers for the infraction.

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Daily News staffers and a correspondent won 15 awards, including some of the state’s highest, Saturday during the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ annual convention, held this year in Corpus Christi.

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Kathy Modzelewski was volunteering at a Galveston family service center when she discovered a need that became acute during Hurricane Harvey.

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A Pearland man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after authorities accused him of touching himself inappropriately inside a League City Wal-Mart on Thursday afternoon.

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More than seven months after Hurricane Harvey, many Galveston County residents still lack basic housing repairs despite applying for state and federal programs meant to help them.

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In a game heavily affected by a strong southerly wind, the Katy Cinco Ranch Lady Cougars used an early second-half barrage of goals to get by the Clear Springs Chargers, 3-1, in the teams’ Region III-6A semifinal match Friday at Abshier Stadium.

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A dental clinic closed in February because of concerns with infection and sanitation controls will reopen Monday, the Galveston County Health District said Thursday.

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Council members Tuesday approved a $7.5 million animal shelter that will be smaller than what the city wanted in its 2016 plans. Councilmen Dan Becker and Nick Long voted against it.

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In game that was scoreless until the bottom of the sixth, the Dickinson Gators rallied in the top of the seventh for a 2-1 come-from-behind win Tuesday against the Clear Creek Wildcats at Mallory Field.

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Behind Kelly Maxwell’s dominant pitching in the circle, the Clear Springs Chargers shut out the Clear Falls Knights, 2-0, at Charger Softball Field to win their ninth consecutive district contest.

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In Texas, every nine minutes a child becomes a victim of abuse and neglect. And every day in Texas, 52 children enter the foster care system. In Texas alone there are 48,795 children in the foster care system on any given day. Sixty percent of the abused and neglected children in Texas are 6…

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County leaders are preparing to argue that federal housing funds anticipated to be awarded to the county for Hurricane Harvey recovery should be allowed to go to a greater range of income levels than currently allowed under federal law.

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Construction begins April 19 on the only new elementary school in Clear Creek Independent School District’s 2017 $487 million bond project, officials said.

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The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Galveston County, its judges and magistrates over a bail system the civil rights group asserts unjustly harms indigent people accused of crimes.

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Saturday night and Sunday, we had to put the heat on in our house, as chilly north winds buffeted Galveston County. Then, this morning I had to walk the dogs in a cool, damp, foggy mist more characteristic of February than April. Still, this late throw-back to winter really wasn’t that unusu…

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Galveston County commissioners today will consider taking the next step in beginning a program that could help raise county homes flooded by Hurricane Harvey and other storms in recent years.

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Two weeks after the announcement that thousands of Galveston County residents might have been exposed to infectious diseases at a dental clinic, the clinic's new interim director said the facility has made "good progress" toward reopening.

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Texas City facilities on more than a half-dozen occasions violated permits by releasing higher-than-allowable levels of pollution into area waterways, according to data collected through state and federal agencies.

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The 437-acre district, created in 2004, can only sell bonds with the city council’s approval, and the council members will decide that on Tuesday during a regular meeting.

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Down 2-0 at halftime, the Clear Springs Chargers rallied all the way back for a thrilling 3-2 win over the Brazoswood Lady Buccaneers in their Region III-6A quarterfinal playoff match Friday at Manvel High School.

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Feuding members of the Galveston County Republican Party agreed to cease legal hostilities between each other on Friday — provided that the groups not re-instigate their fight between now and the Texas Republican Convention in June.

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The four capital improvement projects include reconstructing Calder Road, North Kansas Avenue and St. Christopher Avenue, and asphalting Smith Lane.

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The city’s parks board has added improvements at Bayridge Park to its 2019 master plan and officials want to fast-track the project because the neighborhood was especially hard hit by Hurricane Harvey.

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Widening ditches, installing pumps and building berms will fix some problems in particular neighborhoods and can be done sooner than larger projects, but improving the entire Dickinson Bayou watershed will require working with other cities, the county and the state.

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The Galveston County Health District will open a second testing clinic to serve people who were potentially exposed to hepatitis and HIV at county dental clinics over the past three years.

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After handing Clear Creek its first district loss of the season Thursday night, Clear Springs defeated the Alvin Lady Jackets, 4-2, on Tuesday to not only redeem its earlier 11-inning 1-0 heartbreaking loss to Alvin in early March but to win its seventh consecutive district contest.

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Despite last week’s rain and cool front, March 2018 ended warmer and drier than average in Galveston County. In Galveston, the average temperature for the month was 6.1 degrees above normal, making it the fifth warmest March ever in 145 years of observations.

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The three candidates running for the at-large position on the Clear Creek Independent School District’s Board of Trustees are campaigning from fairly different positions.

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Clear Springs alum Brooke McCarty's size has not stopped her from being an unstoppable scoring machine for the Texas Longhorns women’s basketball team throughout her four years in college.

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Austin-based Forestar (USA) Real Estate Group Inc. has an option on the land to develop a 1,000-home subdivision on 430 acres in southwestern League City, company representatives said. The MUD is near to where the state will build the Grand Parkway, something that will spur development, officials said.