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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday appointed a Dickinson educator to serve on a state committee meant to provide policy guidance on special education and related services for children with disabilities in Texas. 

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Senators from three states affected by hurricanes this year revealed a new bill on Thursday which they say will protect people who apply for Small Business Administration loans, but ultimately decline them.

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Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that some students in next years freshman class will be eligible for a new scholarships meant for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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More than two months after the body of a young boy was found on a Galveston beach, the FBI is still seeking information about who he is and how he got there.

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Galveston Independent School District officials late Tuesday said they had completed an investigation into a fight at L.A. Morgan Elementary School and that disciplinary action had been taken.

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People repairing their homes from Hurricane Harvey damage have a chance to get some free advice for their this week.

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Drivers leaving Galveston could spend a lot of time creeping across the causeway because of a construction-related snarl that state officials say won’t end until the middle of March.

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A holiday tradition once again lit up the entrance way to Galveston on Tuesday night, as the Tree of Lights on top of the Galveston County Daily News was illuminated ahead of the 2017 holidays.

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Investigators Monday were looking into how a 24-year-old crew member went missing from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship underway at sea over the weekend.

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Rev. Freda Marie Brown has resigned as the director of St. Vincent's House, a social service agency that serves local income people in Galveston.

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A 18-year-old Dickinson man was arrested and charged with a felony on Wednesday after he allegedly shared a sex video of his younger ex-girlfriend on social media.

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The man a La Marque police officer shot and killed Sunday, who police said had threatened a resident and the officer with a sword, died from a single gunshot wound to the head, according to a preliminary autopsy conducted by the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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A Galveston Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed a wild hog on Wednesday after the animal reportedly charged at him.

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The woman charged with setting a Galveston man on fire had been accused of harassing and threatening the victim for months and even of dousing him once before with lighter fluid, according to police records.

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A La Marque police officer shot and killed a man Sunday who police said had threatened a resident with a sword during a burglary attempt and later attacked an officer and a police dog, officials said.

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A Mississippi-based fitness company is suing a Galveston couple, asserting they used trade secrets garnered when the husband was an employee to start a new island fitness club.

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Volunteers still were needed Monday for the annual SeniorShare event, which will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City, event organizer Kevin Yackly said.

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Families still recovering from Hurricane Harvey are struggling with how to have Christmas this year. Three times as many children are on the Salvation Army's Angel Tree for Christmas gifts. No one has yet adopted 827 of them.

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The Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association suspended maritime traffic Wednesday at the ports of Galveston and Texas City because of severe fog in the area, officials said.

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Because of Hurricane Harvey, Hospice Care Team has been unable to erect the Tree of Lights that normally sits atop The Daily News’ building in Galveston during the holiday season.

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The deadline for people to apply for individual Hurricane Harvey assistance from the federal government is approaching.

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Texas City native and Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows all within a few moments in Sunday’s 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals at NRG Stadium.

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Saturday was National Adoption Day, and scenes like Andrew's played out more than a dozen times in Galveston and hundreds more times across the United States.