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In a move meant to pre-empt other litigation, the attorney for the Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association filed a motion Wednesday in Galveston County District Court asking a judge to declare the group’s procedures constitutional.

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The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has obtained an island-wide beach cleaning permit after years of “illegally” operating heavy equipment along Gulf beaches, park board officials said.

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Area youngsters brought their livestock to auction at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo in Hitchcock on Wednesday. Rabbits, sheep, turkeys chickens, hogs, steers and more all hit the auction block. Mason Hubbard’s Grand Champion Steer, Apollo, fetched 26,000 at the event.

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As hundreds of University of Texas Medical Branch students prepared to take final exams last week, therapy dogs Darla and Muri reported for duty outside the testing center to help diffuse tension in a fun and furry way.

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Early voting for this year’s local elections is underway, but some people already have their eyes on the ballot for elections further down the line.

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush sent a letter to Donald Trump on Monday, urging the president to include $15 billion for a coastal barrier system for Houston and Galveston in his plans for national infrastructure projects.

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The funeral procession for former Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas pauses in front of City Hall on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, after the service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Thomas, 80, died April 19 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She became nationally known for her leadership during hu…

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A free, all-day communitywide pet party will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to raise funds for the Galveston Island Humane Society.

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Owner Nelly Quijano lost a fight earlier this month to move a 120-foot sign the state agency had condemned in an eminent domain action to another nearby spot with the city’s permission.

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The Wharves Board of Trustees, which governs the Port of Galveston, agreed Monday to make a $562,160 contribution to the port’s pension plan, up from $416,000 in 2016, after hearing a presentation by the actuary firm overseeing the plan.

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League City council today will consider approving a $418,656 contract with Houston-based AAA Asphalt Paving to repair about a mile of streets in the historic district.

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A Galveston Area Ambulance Authority ambulance was flipped onto its roof after it was struck by a car on Broadway in Galveston on Sunday night.

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Mulch in rebuilt medians of state Highway 3 in League City is awaiting crews to plant sabal, crepe myrtle, iris and foxtail fern as an ongoing beautification project nears completion.

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Three young Galveston County residents — with so much ahead of them — took their own lives after being bullied by peers and people they knew. This series — Bullied to the Brink — is about problems and possible solutions to what experts call a crisis.

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Robert’s mother asked a routine question posed to sixth-grade boys on school nights: Had he done his homework?

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Bailie Lundy, 15, took her pit bull Cane outside on the afternoon of Feb. 12. She had gone to church with her family in the morning, and then cleaned out the rabbit cage in the garage. It was a normal Sunday.