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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.

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The city relied on incentives in the past to attract companies like Cabela’s to move to town and Ineos to stay in town, but in the future, city officials will attract businesses with a different carrot stick.

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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.

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Clear Creek quarterback Sam Mathews signed his national letter of intent to play football at Harding University in Arkansas. Pictured with Mathews (seated) are his mother, Tracey Mathews (from left), sister Faith Mathews, sister Emily Mathews and father Stephen Mathews.

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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.

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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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League City officials and business leaders got an early peek Thursday at the new Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center, 2555 S. Interstate 45, before it opens Monday.

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

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A sloppy game had an exciting finish, but the Clear Creek Wildcats were unable to come away with a win against Alief Elsik, falling to the Lady Rams, 35-34, on Tuesday night at Manvel High School.

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  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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A slow Clear Springs start allowed Richmond George Ranch to hang around the game until the fourth quarter Tuesday night at Pearland High School, but the Chargers held off the Lady Longhorns in the fourth quarter to pull out a 48-40 win and advance to the second round of the 6A Region III-6A playoffs.

  • By DANIEL HATMAKER
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I support Michelle Hatmaker, candidate for Precinct 4 County Commissioner. She is a leader with vision, strength and resilience.

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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 DON JOHNSON
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At a candidate forum in League City, Mark Henry accused me of causing political races in Galveston County to be unusually bitter and personal. This was one of many factually inaccurate statements.

  • By JENNIFER NEWTON
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According to the Texas School Survey, marijuana use among secondary students is increasing, with 38.2 percent of 12th-graders reporting that they have used marijuana at least once. Despite recent legalization movements in other states, marijuana remains a threat to public health and safety. …

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The U.S. Congress early Friday approved a massive budget agreement that includes almost $90 billion in disaster relief that will send more money to Texas to aid Hurricane Harvey recovery.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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A stroke of brilliance by foreign exchange student (Spain) junior Alvaro Mellado ensured at least a point in the standings, as the Clear Falls Knights went on to a 1-1 draw Friday night at a rain-soaked Alvin Memorial Stadium.

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In testimony central to both prosecution and defense arguments, opposing expert witnesses spent Thursday disputing which of several injuries killed 6-year-old Whitney Williams in 2016.

  • By CHERYL JOHNSON
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The race for the Galveston County judge is notable — not because there are two candidates running with big plans for the county — there is only one doing that. The other is focused on mudslinging rather than issues.

  • By VICTOR ROGOSA
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Shawn Phillips' guest column "Told you Lonnie Cox is a bad judge" (The Daily News, Feb. 1) says Cox is dishonest, corrupt, a bad judge and probably criminal. Wow. He is entitled to his opinion — but that does not make it true.

  • By SUE SCHMITZ
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At the heart of every Texan is a strong work ethic, desire for independence, self-reliance, and helping neighbors in need. The Republican Party supports those same beliefs. In the upcoming election we will be choosing a party chair to lead us for the next two years.

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A TV news report on Monday revealing the existence of a 2017 campaign finance complaint against Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday led to a series of dirty tricks accusations.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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Clear Falls goal keeper Maddy Anderson loomed just as large as the Great Wall of China in the first half, saving nine Clear Springs shots on goal and forcing misses on two one-on-one opportunities, but the Clear Springs Chargers kept plugging away, scoring two goals in the second half to defeat the Knights by the final score of 2-0.

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A Port of Galveston police officer shot and killed a dog Tuesday morning, after witnessing it attack another dog on a League City street.

  • By GERI BENTLEY
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Sadly, there are many self-serving individuals such as Ray Holbrook (“Don’t vote for Cox in the county judge election,” The Daily News, Jan. 31), and now Shawn Christopher Phillips (“Told you Lonnie Cox is a bad judge,” The Daily News, Feb. 1) desperate to keep their place at the government …

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Natalya Ogorodnikova, 38, was carrying $4,577 in cash, three passports and multiple other forms of identification on Jan. 27 when a car hit her, according to police reports.