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Friday was the ballot application deadline for candidates intending to run for open positions in local races for the May 6 elections in Galveston County.

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As part of the proposed $487 million bond issue out for a May election, Clear Creek Independent School District officials plan to spend $8.1 million to upgrade its security systems.

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The League City firefighters’ pension board is requesting an increase in monthly payments the city makes for its mostly volunteer fire department.

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The Bay Area Christian Broncos’ unexpectedly successful basketball season came to a close in the regional round of the TAPPS Class 4A playoffs, as they were topped, 67-53, by district foe The Woodlands Christian Warriors on Saturday at St. Thomas University.

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Some League City property owners with steep ditches in the city’s rights-of-way have faced steep fines for not cutting weeds and grass in those oddly shaped places.

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  • By CHRISTOPHER WALTER Correspondent
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Clear Springs forced 33 turnovers, and Tasharian Robinson and Dymond Gladney each contributed with 18 points apiece as the Chargers cruised passed the Humble Summer Creek Lady Bulldogs, 53-29, in the Region III-6A area round at Phillips Field House.

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Questions of whether and how much were settled last week when Clear Creek Independent School District’s board voted unanimously to call a $487 million bond election for May.

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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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Walter Hansen traced his finger along a curved pencil line on a table leg he made from a Fort Crockett barracks rafter tail. The curve arches in the opposite direction of the cut wood as if someone changed his mind and flipped the piece.

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For the third time in six years, Clear Falls clashed with the North Shore in the Region III-6A area playoffs, but unlike the previous two, Clear Falls and their fans had the opportunity to celebrate after Hannah Falls' game-winner that lifted the Knights to a 52-51 win over the No. 11 state-ranked Lady Mustangs on Thursday night at Deer Park High School.

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Clear Creek senior Catilyn Burroway punished Pasadena Dobie inside, scoring a game-high 21 points, as a sometimes sloppy Wildcats side buckled down late to hold off the Lady Longhorns by the final score of 53-40 Thursday, advancing to the Region III-6A quarter finals to be played against school district rival Clear Falls.

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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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In the first group of many meetings, Clear Creek Independent School District officials have planned to discuss a $487 million bond issue is set for Feb. 28.

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Janet Shirley is the new director of human resources and civil service for League City. She started Monday and has a salary of $105,000, city spokeswoman Angel Lopez said.

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  • By CHRISTOPHER WALTER Correspondent
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A balanced scoring attack that saw six players score five or more points and a 9-0 run in the first 1:56 of the game set the tone for the Clear Falls girls basketball team to defeat the George Ranch Lady Longhorns, 55-38, in the Region III-6A bi-district playoffs at Manvel High School.

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Whatever else League City’s council decides when it meets Tuesday to consider revising its governance policy and rules of procedure, it should substantially improve, and probably better, kill, the parts governing how ethics complaints are managed.

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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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A lot of us probably avoid thinking much about the environment. That’s understandable. It’s a huge issue — among a few that are truly “global” — and it’s worrisome.

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Mike Stone has found tires, refrigerators, dressers and abandoned boats while cleaning up Clear Creek.

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Scott Livingston gets a lot of queries from companies looking for places to build. As League City’s economic development officer, he has to weigh whether these potential projects are worth his time.