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Thursday’s Class 5A-II bi-district playoff game between Texas City and Houston Waltrip proved that regular season records can be thrown out when it’s postseason time, as the Stings toppled the previously undefeated District 24-5A champion Rams, 24-14, at Delmar Stadium.

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With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 degrees above normal through the first half of this month and they a…

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Did you know that every nine minutes a child becomes a victim of abuse and neglect in Texas? Every day, 52 children enter foster care in Texas, totaling over 19,000 children in 2016.

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A Texas City industrial pressure washer company is suing several former employees over what it asserts was a conspiracy to use internal communications to steal clients for a newly formed company.

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I have been connected to The Jesse Tree since its inception in 1995. As a person of faith and a registered nurse, I care about the charitable work in Galveston County. Is The Jesse Tree on your prayer list? Is your congregation making regular financial contributions or volunteering? The Jess…

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The Texas City Rotary Club and the city of Texas City will hold its annual event honoring our veterans at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rotary Pavilion in Nessler Park, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City.

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Sunday’s and Monday’s high temperatures of 83° in Galveston respectively tied for the all-time daily record highs for those dates. Meanwhile, League City-Dickenson sweltered in 88° heat as November temperatures run 13.5° warmer than would be expected at that location for the first week of November.

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Galveston County school district officials told state lawmakers Monday they are worried about Hurricane Harvey’s lingering effects on district finances and accountability ratings.

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Texas City Independent School District on Saturday announced it had scheduled a meeting today as it seeks to build an advisory committee that would determine whether a bond election could be on the horizon for voters.

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While much of the rally takes place on The Strand, Galveston’s historic tourist shopping street, a lot of the foot traffic stays outside the stores and in the roadways, where attendees can find dozens of vendors and thousands of motorcycles. But other shop owners feel just the opposite, and those who sell beer out of their storefront windows said the weekend is great for business.

  • By SHAWN CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS
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It's about time Galveston ISD was held accountable by a real leader with integrity — that person is Sandra Jones Tetley.

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Grateful is the noun that comes to mind when I think of the manner in which our parents, instructors and church leaders taught us, as young people of the community, to recognize “truth” for what it is, and how to use truth to make decisions based on realistic facts — no matter how ugly or pretty.

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After a day of meeting with federal officials in Washington D.C., Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said some money for Texas Hurricane Harvey recovery projects could be designated for the state before Thanksgiving.

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Some people displaced by Hurricane Harvey find themselves searching for accommodations this week as hotels prepare for thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to arrive for the Lone Star Rally.

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Texas' environmental agency has officials requested that tens of millions in local projects be funded by the Restore Act, a federal fund created after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

  • By MARY MCCLURE
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The clock is ticking if you want coverage next year through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Not only is it ticking, the clock is considerably shorter than prior years.

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A loud boom was reported at a Texas City refinery on early Tuesday morning, but Marathon Petroleum officials say there were no major concerns at the plant this morning.

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This weekend’s cold front brought the chilliest weather of the season so far. In fact, the 37 degree low in League City on Saturday was the coldest temperature at that location since Jan. 29 (thanks in part to abnormally warm weather in February and March), while the 49 degree low in Galvest…

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On a night in which Texas City honored its 1997 state championship team, the Stings held the state powerhouse Mavericks to 14 points through the first three quarters of the game but couldn’t find an answer on offense, losing 21-0 at home on Friday night.

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A reinforcing push of cool, dry air brought 35-mph gusts to Galveston yesterday morning and ensured that the cool weather that roared into the County over the weekend will continue. Sunny skies and low humidity levels are likely to persist for most of this week, with only a modest warm-up li…

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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved a $36.5 billion relief bill, which will send more money to Texas to help recover from Hurricane Harvey, but has been criticized by some Texas leaders for not being enough.

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Texas House Speaker Joe Straus added hundreds of items to the list of things he wants Texas state representatives to get done before the Legislature meets again in 2019.

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Hurricane Harvey has exacerbated an already steep shortage in labor in some construction trades, leading to price increases and lengthy delays, according to industry experts.

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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.