Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
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Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware talks with teammates Oct. 13 while stretching during warm ups before a game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington. After being cut by the Cowboys, Ware signed a three-year deal with the Denver Broncos.
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Ware sacks St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford Sept. 22 during a game in Arlington. Guest columnist Manuel Moreno Jr. writes the Cowboys and their fans will miss the seven-time Pro Bowler.