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Spring will officially arrive on Wednesday, accompanied by a full moon and probably clear enough skies to make for a fine spring evening. Sunny skies through the end of week may also cheer up those weary of the persistent clouds, fog and rain that have prevailed over the past couple of month…

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Officials on Friday identified the man who died as while in custody of the Galveston County Jail as a La Marque man who had been arrested in January.

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Parents, you may not think your teen is listening, but you make the biggest difference. Research from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (www.samhsa.gov) shows that the No. 1 influence on youth behavior is still parents.

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County has found itself thrust into the spotlight as fights erupt over rising rates and fog delays greatly affecting waterfront commerce.

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A strong cold front sent overnight temperatures plunging to as low as 30 degrees over inland parts of the county. Fortunately, as predicted, Galveston Island and areas close to the bay, avoided freezing temperatures with morning lows of 35 degrees at Scholes International Airport in Galvesto…

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The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has received federal funding to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which will be April 7 through April 13.

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Norman Lee Schlotter, 39, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said. He was in the Galveston County jail as of late Thursday on $80,000 bond, Trochesset said.

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With many weekend events planned, including the second week end of Mardi Gras, there is plenty of interest in what the weather will bring for the next five to seven days.

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A Galveston County judge has decided to move the trial of accused Santa Fe shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis out of Galveston County, attorneys confirmed on Wednesday afternoon.

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The last couple of days have seen another round of cloudy, windy, wet weather as our El Niño influenced weather pattern persists. The good news is that we shall see some sun this afternoon as drier air and high pressure filters in behind our latest Pacific cold front.

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The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs gave a just once-beaten Woodville team all the heart, hustle and defensive pressure they could handle, but the Lady Eagles manufactured a key run to end the third quarter that made the difference in a 56-43 win Friday at Grand Oaks High School.

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It was a dogfight in more ways than one, as the Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs fended off a game New Waverly Lady Bulldogs team for a thrilling 57-55 win in their Region III-3A bi-district playoff game Tuesday at Atascocita High School.

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The visiting Van Vleck Leopards held a considerable size advantage, but the Hitchcock Bulldogs showed hustle and heart and knocked down big shots to log an impressive 64-38 win Tuesday.