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GCHD: County clinic patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis

People who received dental procedures at two Galveston County clinics were potentially exposed to infectious diseases because of infection control failures, the Galveston County Health District said in a press release. Read more

Local Sports

Drum appear in normal pattern despite bitter-cold winter

The weekend is shaping up to be a good one for fishing if the wind does not kick up. Two big black drum fishing tournaments are taking plac…

Gators trio continues powerlifting program’s successful tradition

A trio of Dickinson powerlifters will be among hundreds from across the state looking to take home a medal at the state powerlifting meet Saturday in Abilene.

Work ethic pushes La Marque athlete to state powerlifting meet

Fueled by an indomitable work ethic, La Marque junior Russell Pickney has pushed himself all the way to the state championships in the sport of powerlifting.

Beachcomber tennis tourney brings schools from across state

The Beachcomber, co-hosted by the City of Galveston Parks and Recreation Department and Pasadena Dobie High School, is welcoming 39 schools from all parts of the state, several from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Female-focused event coming up

You don’t have to be a diva to come to Diva’s Night Out, according to event organizer Trelle Vernon-Cole Dandridge.

AP Sports

Giants' Mauro suspended for 1st 4 games of this season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants defensive end Josh Mauro has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the season …

Loyola to test Kansas State's strong D in regional final

ATLANTA (AP) — Kansas State has been an afterthought through the NCAA Tournament — until now.

Column: Through all its ills, college hoops wins in the end

ATLANTA (AP) — Let's not gloss over college basketball's myriad problems.

Antetokounmpo sits out, but Bucks hopeful about quick return

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks played without star swingman Giannis Antetokounmpo on Friday night, but were cautiously optimistic that …

4 more minor leaguers suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston catcher Oscar Hernandez, Chicago Cubs pitcher David Garner, St. Louis pitcher Matt Pearce and Pittsburgh shortstop A…

Tony Romo shoots 82, finishes last in PGA Tour debut

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tony Romo bogeyed the first six holes and shot a 10-over 82 on Friday to finish last in his PGA Tour …

'Welcome to Zlatan': Ibrahimovic makes play for LA's heart

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic has really always belonged in Hollywood.

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