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A major debris removal contractor has decreased its presence in Dickinson because of less work available in the city, a company official said.

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A Houston attorney filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a contracting company on behalf of almost 50 people seeking compensation for vehicles they say were damaged during a road milling project on Interstate 45.

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Near ideal autumn weather continued yesterday as cool temperatures finally brought a real touch of fall. Temperatures dipped well into the 50’s overnight across inland areas of the County and a 61° low yesterday morning in Galveston was the coolest temperature there since a 60° degree readin…

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Initial assessments in Galveston County have not found widespread road damage from Hurricane Harvey, but problems caused by the extreme flooding could appear later, engineers and city officials familiar with major floods said.

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A deadline for people who were harmed by Hurricane Harvey to apply for low-interest disaster recovery loans is approaching.

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In response to the "AP Poll-Trump" blurb on page A2 (The Daily News, Oct. 7): Why would this news brief be entered in the news section of the paper? This is not news, but someone’s opinion or the paper's opinion that doesn’t even rate a signature of who wrote it. Just another dig at Presiden…

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It is difficult to imagine what Christopher Columbus faced as he crossed the Atlantic in search of what he thought was a route to Asia. The hardship and danger was immense. If things went awry, there would be nothing to save his little flotilla besides hope, courage and prayer.

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Crews this week began renovations of a complex that will house people fleeing domestic violence, three years after the proposed project became a source of contention among residents of a nearby neighborhood who cited safety issues and fears about property values.

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Currently, October, 2017 is on track to become the warmest October since observations began in 1871, possibly surpassing October, 2006 and last October as the first or second warmest ever.

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My wife and I have I have been married to each other for 59 years. We both came from a time that when if something was broke you didn’t throw it away — you fixed it. Just might be the secret to our long marriage. I’m guessing that we, my wife and I, might know a little about love.

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Several of the state’s insurance associations are upset after comments by the newly appointed “recovery czar” about how agents have been handling Hurricane Harvey claims.

  • By MATT DEGROOD and SAMANTHA KETTERER The Daily News
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Texas law gives several protections to apartment renters whose homes were flooded in Hurricane Harvey, but many landlords for the first time are using special provisions to make residents leave on short notice, legal experts said.

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Texas City earned its first win of the season in an offensive-heavy game against the Santa Fe Indians on Friday night. 

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Even now, weeks after Hurricane Harvey stalled over southeast Texas dropping historical amounts of rain and causing unprecedented flooding, the full extent of the damage has not been fully realized. Galveston County officials estimate 20,000 homes were flooded, many very severely. As many as…

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Thank you Roberto Torres for your great column on the Colin Kaepernick controversy ("Trump has no standing to question patriotism," The Daily News, Oct. 2).

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Hundreds of Dickinson residents turned up on Wednesday for hot meals and a a chance to get some much needed supplies, at a special event organized to make sure that residents of the small Galveston County community knew they weren't forgotten.

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Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster is one of four area hospitals that will pay $8.6 million as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over claims they received illegal kickbacks from ambulance companies for lucrative Medicaid and Medicare-funded transports, according to the U.S. Distri…

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A complex weather pattern involving weak disturbances tracking west across the Gulf, an influx of deep moisture, high pressure to our east and persistent low pressure to our south will contribute to a good chance of rain through early Wednesday.

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The Ball High Tors beat the Texas City Stings 41-40 in overtime Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Stingaree Stadium. The Tors erased a 20-point second half deficit to send the game into overtime.

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Weeks after Galveston County residents began complaining about damage to vehicles from flying debris left from a road-milling project, and an unresponsive contractor, some have finally received feedback — denial letters from Durwood Greene Construction.

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Several Galveston County school districts have changed the start and end times of the school day in response to a recent study that concluded teenagers need more sleep to improve academic performance, their health and their moods.

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Predictably, the Rev. James E. Daniels rolls out his racist opinion accusing the majority party of "selling its soul to the devil" because an African-American family occupied the White House (Obama is the complete opposite of Trump," The Daily News, Sept. 26). May I remind Daniels that Presi…

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If either team needed any extra motivation for Friday’s District 23-5A opener, add the fact that there are local bragging rights on the line when the Texas City Stings (0-2 overall) host the Ball High Tors (1-1) tonight at Stingaree Stadium.

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A Colorado-based retail company donated about 6,000 unused articles of clothing to an area nonprofit with the help of a former Galveston resident who once interned with the social services group.

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A weak cold front should slide through Galveston County late Thursday into Friday. There will be a slight chance of rain along and ahead of the front, but it appears as though most of the rain over the next 2-3 days will remain west of Southeast Texas.

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Texas City survived a close call in the first set before cruising to wins in the second and third matches. 

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A former Texas City police officer already facing charges for stealing money from a heart attack victim slammed his car into his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle after getting upset during a dinner and telling her he was going to die, according to a probable cause affidavit released Tuesday.

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A program that offers payments to Hurricane Harvey victims who stay in hotels while looking for longer-term housing options has been extended.