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Revelers celebrate Fiesta Gras

Galveston celebrates Mardi Gras with a new day: Fiesta Gras.

State committee to talk ports, but to what end?

A new committee in the Texas House of Representatives is focused on port issues, but what they'll accomplish this session isn't too clear.

Construction begins on new academic building at Texas A&M at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston broke ground Thursday on a $34 million building that will add more lecture facilities and supp…

Local Sports

Playoff previews: District rivals Clear Creek, Clear Falls battle for regional tournament bid

While boys basketball playoffs get started this week and multiple county girls teams remain alive in the postseason, the marquee mat…

Dickinson track teams begin outdoor season with a bang

The Dickinson track team made clear they would be a force to be reckoned with this season, as the girls were the top finishing overall team and the boys were third overall at the Brown Relays held Saturday at Pasadena ISD’s Auxiliary Stadium.

Ignoring forecasts could result in tragic mishaps

Throughout the years, I have had the unfortunate experience to read and hear of a number of tragic offshore events involving boats a…

Local Business

Neither boom nor bust for 2016 auto sales

After racing past records in 2015, auto sales around the region shifted to a lower gear in 2016.

Signs of activity at old H-E-B; more rooftops rising in Texas City

Building suspense: Inquiring readers want to know about all that activity at the building previously occupied by grocer H-E-B, 918 2…

Connie Watt set to speak at women's conference

Connie Watt, vice president of the Justin J. Watt Foundation and mother of Houston Texan J.J. Watt will appear and 10 outstanding Te…

Opinion

Presidents Day offers a moment to reflect on leaders past, present

If it has skipped past you on your daily planner, today is Presidents Day. Banks will be closed, businesses will be offering incredi…

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and lower federal courts

Recently, the states of Washington and Minnesota filed injunctions seeking to block the enforcement of President Trump’s temporary s…

From Russia with love

On Feb. 13, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned less than one month on the job. In late Decemb…

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