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Former Dickinson High School football player Blake Carlisle died Wednesday in an industrial accident in Galveston.

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Hitchcock city officials Wednesday announced Hurricane Harvey debris collection will begin today.

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Ball High School students and staff fled the building Monday, after a fire in a third-floor bathrooms set off alarms in the building.

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Normal water service returned to the Bolivar Peninsula on Monday, more than three weeks after Hurricane Harvey cut off the area's main source of water and prompted conservation and boil water orders.

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A Houston attorney is offering to represent anyone with damaged vehicles in a lawsuit against a contracting group after a road milling project on the north and south sides of Interstate 45 damaged many cars with flying debris left on the road.

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Texas City police were searching Monday for a man who shot another man in the chest at the Magnolia Bend Apartments on Texas Avenue.

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Although area gas stations are receiving fuel shipments and several city officials have said they’re less concerned about Hurricane Harvey-related shortages, the price of filling up has risen an average of 27 cents a gallon across the nation in the past week, industry observers say.

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Hurricane Harvey has spurred dozens, perhaps hundreds, of people and organizations to set up fundraising efforts on websites like GoFundMe. The fundraisers purport to raise money for home repairs, car replacements and other needs created in Harvey's wake.

But experts warn that not all fundraising efforts posted online are legitimate.

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The Kemah City Council late Wednesday passed its 2017-18 fiscal-year budget — with two members voting in favor albeit somewhat reluctantly — after paring the city’s property tax rate and trimming anticipated sales tax revenue on fears of diminished tourism because of Hurricane Harvey.

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A controversy is brewing after district officials allegedly rejected a former Galveston school district trustee’s application to run again for his former spot and an attorney representing him threatened a lawsuit could follow.

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Trash collection crews are working to restore regular service in League City, but a large volume of trash and a busy landfill are slowing things down, officials said.

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Patrick spokes in Galveston on Wednesday at a luncheon hosted by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event served as a way for local elected officials on the status of recovery effort from Harvey.

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About 1,600 La Marque students will be relocated for the start of school while contractors repair flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey at La Marque primary, elementary and middle schools.

  • By KATHERINE ADAMS Correspondent
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Dickinson resident Mark Callahan thought having eight of his friends over to his home to watch the Mayweather-McGregor fight on TV would make for a fun evening of entertainment.

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Some residents were experiencing delays in their trash pickup in La Marque because of long lines at the landfill, a city spokeswoman said.

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In the wake of Harvey, Moody National Bank, HomeTown Bank and Texas First Bank are reinstating a program created after 2008's Hurricane Ike, to provide low-interest, short term loans to local businesses.

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University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering a one-stop shop to keep students from dropping out of college because of flood-related circumstances.

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Parents across Galveston County returning to work after Hurricane Harvey are coming up with last-minute plans for their children because several area school districts pushed back the start of classes.

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FEMA personnel and inspectors are in the county now assisting people with registration and assessing homes. Here are some points to know.

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The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday continued to impose a 37-foot draft restriction in Galveston and Texas City harbors as officials work to assess shoaling and possible obstructions Hurricane Harvey caused in waterways.

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Students attending any of the Galveston Independent School District schools on Bolivar Peninsula will temporarily be bused to island schools while they wait out a boil-water notice, Superintendent Kelli Moulton said.

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Cross-fit Galveston, Jimmy’s on the Pier, Hey Mikey’s and Coastal Community Church put together a local event for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The event included a Cross-fit workout, a raffle and food provided by Johnny Law BBQ.

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The United Way Galveston County Mainland will host a fully equipped medical and dental mobile health care unit at its office on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

  • By JOHN WAYNE FERGUSON and MATT DEGROOD The Daily News
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Local governments are asking residents to hold tight and place their Hurricane Harvey storm debris on curbs as they work out details about picking up the trash in a way that will be reimbursed by the federal government.

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Galveston County leaders are asking federal emergency officials for a housing program that allows contractors to make damaged houses livable in a shorter amount of time.