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This November’s Election Day will presumably be much more sedate than 2016’s was. With no national elections on the ballot, far fewer people are expected to show up to cast votes than did the day Donald Trump was elected president.

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The organizer of a Galveston Independent School District board of trustees forum Tuesday was at a loss for words after three candidates said they wouldn’t attend the event because it was biased.

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A 28-year-old woman was rushed to the University of Texas Medical Branch on Sunday afternoon, after nearly drowning at the San Luis Pass.

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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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A Michigan man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for a drunken hit-and-run accident, more than six years after the fact.

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A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of a Galveston man at an apartment building on Sunday.

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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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  • By SALLY HO and REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press
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The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, and many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn’t understand what was happening when the band stopped playing and singer Jason Aldean hustled offstage.

  • By JONTHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the largest mass shooting in U.S. history as an "act of pure evil" and said the nation was "joined together in sadness, shock and grief" after more than 50 people were gunned down in Las Vegas.

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A Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Friendswood at the First Baptist Friendswood Relief Center, 209 S. Friendswood Drive.

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The family of one of the men killed in an industrial accident at the Port of Galveston last week has filed a lawsuit against his former employer.

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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.

  • By ARNIE STAPLETON Associated Press
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President Donald Trump’s comments about owners firing players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as more than 130 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during early games.

  • By JOHN WAYNE FERGUSON and SAMANTHA KETTERER The Daily News
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Hurricane Harvey took many things from Galveston County. Homes and property. Irreplaceable objects and a sense of safety from nature's threats.

It also took lives.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended a proclamation waiving some fees collected from Hurricane Harvey victims and relief workers who are staying in Texas hotels.