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Several Galveston County school districts are worried an impending loss of grant funds could hurt area prekindergarten programs.

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The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to an education bill that would bring some relief to school districts hit hardest by the loss of funding through a state program scheduled to end this year.

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A Dickinson man is suing a Texas City car repair shop, asserting that he paid for car repairs only to find out his car was not being worked on.

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Weather during the last half of July is often fairly benign in Galveston County. Weather systems over the country tend to be quite sluggish this time of year, with persistent high pressure and minimal impact from frontal systems that tend to stall to our north. So, barring the occasional tro…

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I was raised on a small farm. We had three or four cows, a dozen or so chickens, a pig, a few geese and 140 rabbits. Yes rabbits are as easy to grow as weeds.

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Jarion Jamal Warner, 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, unlicensed possession of a firearm by a felon and evading arrest with a vehicle in connection to the incident. He is being held in Galveston County jail on $240,000 in bond, jail records show.

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Galveston County was one of more than two dozen agencies to receive funding for anti-terrorism programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Where was the AP fact check during Obama's term? Where was the investigation of Obama's attempt to influence the 2015 Israeli election?

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On April 11, 1842, an itinerant printer and adventurer named Samuel Bangs pulled a single sheet of paper off a hand-cranked press he’d installed in rented space in downtown Galveston, launching The Daily News. The articles, photographs and illustrations collected here chronicle and commemora…

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Another big Fourth of July celebration put on in Texas City and "again" the "only" restrooms for the thousands of people were the same two run-down porta-cans that are always filled, smelly, disgusting and no toilet paper.

  • By HENRY L. HOMRIGHAUS JR.
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Very disturbing letter by Robbie Guarnelo about the closing of the No. 7 bus route ("Please bring back bus route No. 7, The Daily News, July 8).

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A major redistricting trial that began in San Antonio on Monday could bring changes to congressional districts around the state, including the one that represents Galveston County.

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A legal battle between a Bacliff man and his municipal utility district over excess water charges could soon come to an end, according to the man’s lawyer.

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Former Texas City High School and University of Texas football standout and current Houston Texan D'Onta Foreman was honored with parade and celebration at Stingaree Stadium in Texas City on Saturday, July 7, 2017.  Foreman was selected by the Texans in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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July has begun on a very different note than June. Through the first six days of June, Galveston had already received 4.14 inches of rain. By contrast, no rain has been reported at either Scholes Field in Galveston or the National Weather Service Office in League City.

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The owner of a staffing company providing temporary labor to marine businesses in Texas and elsewhere was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for not paying employment taxes.

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Officials with the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort say they are optimistic that funding is sufficient to cover most catastrophes this hurricane season, pointing to strong financial management and the absence of major storms to strike the Texas coast in the past few years.

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More showers rolled across the already soggy coastal areas of Galveston County this morning. Even before these latest rains, Galveston had measured 9.22 inches of rain, giving the Island city its wettest June since 2004 when 10.98 inches of rain were recorded. While inland areas of the Count…

  • By GERALD PACKARD & DAVE SHADE
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We're writing this letter in honor and memory of Audie Leon Murphy, who was a member of the Army and awarded the Medal of Honor.

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How about a little change of pace with a feel good story — a Trump-free moment?

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Tropical Storm Cindy, the first tropical storm since 2015 to near the Texas coast, made landfall early Thursday morning, but left a less-than-lasting impression on the Galveston County area.