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Judge transfers Sea Scout Base lawsuit to another court

Judge transfers Sea Scout Base lawsuit to another court

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Transfer of courts slows proceedings in Sea Scout Base lawsuit.

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Two years after getting rule-making authority, county proposes game room regulations

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The Galveston County Commissioners Court could approve new regulations on game rooms similar to those passed in Harris County in 2013. 

Ethics board spikes complaints against Doan, six council members

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League City’s ethics review board dismissed seven complaints Wednesday against six current or former city council members and City Attorney Ng…

Medical examiner awaits cause of death for 6-year-old boy

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Galveston County officials are waiting to hear how a 6-year-old Texas City boy died.

Seabrook man charged with leaving scene of injury accident

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Friendswood Police charged Scott Raymond Tignor, 48, of Seabrook, with failure to stop and render aid in an accident involving injury. 

Area student to be interviewed on Channel 13

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UTMB student to be interviewed about experience with Crohn's disease.

Crews filming documentary about unsolved murders in the 'Killing Fields'

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A Canadian production company is filming in Galveston this week for a documentary series about 11 unsolved area murders.

TxDOT plans to expand ferry docks

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Construction will start at the island's ferry landing in spring 2017.

Santa Fe council to discuss proposed school bus cameras

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Representatives with the Santa Fe Independent School District want to put cameras on school buses to catch drivers that fail to stop when the …

75 years later, Galveston gathers to remember Pearl Harbor

75 years later, Galveston gathers to remember Pearl Harbor

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75 years after the Pearl Harbor attack, dozens gathered at Galveston's Seawolf Park to commemorate the day.

School consortium meeting turns contentious over talk of vouchers

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A meeting Monday of Bay Area Schools Consortium turned slightly contentious during a discussion about a proposed voucher program.

Vandalized Galveston restaurant receives outpouring of support

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A Muslim-owned Galveston restaurant has received an outpouring of support since reporting that had been vandalized with bacon.

County moves forward on design plans for Pelican Island Bridge

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County will begin negotiations with an engineering firm to design a new $100 million bridge to Pelican Island. 

Some flooded events reset, some not

Some flooded events reset, some not

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Weekend rains forced the Santa Fe annual Christmas parade to be rescheduled to Tuesday evening.

4 Friendswood dogs poisoned at daycare

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Information that leads to an arrest or conviction is worth a $5,500 award.

Planning commission votes against proposed substance abuse facility

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The Galveston Planning Commission voted against a proposal that seeks to put a rehabilitation facility in a residential neighborhood.

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Clear Creek High School helps build equipment for astronauts

Clear Creek High School helps build equipment for astronauts

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Stepping into William Gibbs’ metal shop class at Clear Creek High School is like being inside of a well-oiled machine.

State: Galveston Bay temporarily closed to oystering, but no longterm damage expected

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The state temporarily closed the bay to oystering, but wildlife officials don't anticipate longterm damage. 

Under scrutiny, landmark commissioners oust chairman

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The Landmark Commission voted to change leadership amid increased public scrutiny.