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Teachers, medical association support powdered alcohol bill

A pair of bills proposing the regulation of powdered alcohol in Texas have the support of the state's teacher and medical association.

Lawmakers considering buyback plan for oyster licenses

Texas lawmakers are considering a plan to buy back oyster licenses from willing owners in an effort to tackle over-harvesting of the popular seafood.

Court denies homeowners' motion in West Galveston rezoning case

A district judge on Friday denied a request to hear testimony of three Galveston city officials involved in a west island zoning dispute.

Local Sports

Hitchcock’s Xavian Hampton earns school’s fifth-ever state powerlifting title, first since 2002

Competing at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association’s state championship at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene on Saturday, Hitchcock's Xavian Hampton earned a gold medal in the Division III 242-pound weight class.

Falls' Collier, Springs' doubles teams take tourney titles in Kemah

Clear Falls’ Reed Collier paced a strong showing by locals at the ninth annual Kemah Boardwalk Invitational tennis tournament.

Ready for the SHO

The Shell Houston Open (SHO) begins play this Thursday at The Golf Club of Houston. This is the last year that Shell will serve as t…

Leisure & Food

FeatherFest photo contest winners

Where's the rum ham?

After my recent trip to Cuba, curious potential travelers asked me a wide variety of questions, but one came up repeatedly: “How muc… Read more

How to deal with these uninvited guests in the home

In general, insects have a bad reputation. The vast majority of insects either cause no harm or are in fact very beneficial to manki… Read more


GLO's master plan important just for what it says

The Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan unveiled last week by the state’s General Land Office is an important document, no matter h…

Paul supporters are not confused

In response to the letter by Walter Manuel (“Nakisha Paul is not who TCISD needs,” The Daily News, March 23): Thanks to the voice fr…

New voices in city's homeland security system

What’s new in local homeland security? Who’s new is Tom Munoz, emergency manager for Texas City, who, with assistant Ryan Rivera, is…

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