• By CHRIS DEVRIES
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Professionalism, integrity, business (and common) sense, experience, level headedness — these traits are imperative for a member of any governing board, and especially important for those governing our public educational institutions like College of the Mainland. Fortunately, for the student…

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A surface low near Fort Worth, a weak cold front and an upper-level trough tracking across the center of the country has contributed to quite breezy conditions locally, along with cloudy to partly cloudy skies and a slight chance for rain. Galveston has already reported 23-mph winds and 31-m…

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush sent a letter to Donald Trump on Monday, urging the president to include $15 billion for a coastal barrier system for Houston and Galveston in his plans for national infrastructure projects.

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Five Galveston County softball teams will begin their playoff journeys this week, starting with a one-game series today.

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Owner Nelly Quijano lost a fight earlier this month to move a 120-foot sign the state agency had condemned in an eminent domain action to another nearby spot with the city’s permission.

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League City council today will consider approving a $418,656 contract with Houston-based AAA Asphalt Paving to repair about a mile of streets in the historic district.

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Mulch in rebuilt medians of state Highway 3 in League City is awaiting crews to plant sabal, crepe myrtle, iris and foxtail fern as an ongoing beautification project nears completion.

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The 79th Galveston County Fair & Rodeo officially opens today, but action was already in full swing at the fairgrounds in Hitchcock on Thursday. Livestock show participants and cook-off hopefuls began checking in, and organizers opened a late-night sneak peek of the carnival.

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The family of an 8-year-old League City girl who died after a car crash filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Thursday in Galveston County courts against a woman charged in the fatal collision and against the car manufacturer.

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The Texas 14th Court of Appeals remanded Tuesday a case back to the 56th District Court and suggested how League City should refund property owners in Magnolia Creek subdivision.

  • By DAVID F. SMITH
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To Jean Casanave the PAC that should actually be called the Citizens "Against" CCISD or against community growth, you are just wrong ("Vote 'no' May 6 on CCID bond," The Daily News, April 17).

  • By JEROME BOURGEOIS
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Gean Leonard is a “The Daily News” treasure. His columns are always informative and amusing. “Start with something funny,” (The Daily News, April 18) was just another of many examples of his nimble and eclectic mind at work.

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It’s spring in Texas. That means some beautiful crystalline blue days; weather as near perfect as weather ever is.

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  • By MANUEL MORENO JR. Correspondent
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The Chargers’ No. 2-seeded girls’ doubles team fell one win short of making it back to the University Interscholastic League Class 6A state tournament, losing a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 heartbreaker to Fort Bend Clements’ Krisia Flores and Chloe Ku in the winner-take-second playback match.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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With both teams facing a terrible umpire crew, the Clear Springs Chargers scored one run in each of the final three frames to dig themselves out of a 2-0 hole, for a come-from-behind 3-2 over the Friendswood Mustangs, Wednesday night at Clear Springs High School.

  • By LAURA DUPONT
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In Clear Creek ISD, we believe diversity of opinions is a strength. We work every day to ensure each child and adult feels empowered to express his or her own thoughts, ideas and opinions, and we do this in a safe and nurturing environment. The board of trustees values the opinions of our st…

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A storm complex moved across Galveston County causing havoc in the Santa Fe area where 7 to 9” caused flooding. Ironically, rainfall amounts were quite varied even across small areas as the storms tended to move slowly across the same locales. As a result, precipitation totals at official re…

  • By JEAN CASANAVE
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Is Carl Gustafson backtracking on his GOP resolution? Does Mayor Pat Hallisey really think that half a billion dollars isn't "that" much money? Does Mayor Jon Keeney really think that a building makes a quality education? Does Superintendent Greg Smith really think rezoning means kids will h…

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At last week’s District 24-6A championships, Galveston County track and field athletes racked up plenty of gold medals and many more advanced to area competition along with those district champs.

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The council and the city staff all learned at same time that Aqua Metrics is not the only provider of the water-meter reading software system when Councilman Larry Millican asked during the March 27 work session.