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It’s a time of excitement ... new clothes, new shoes, and a new backpack to hold new supplies. It’s back to school time! This year, some new feelings are on back to school lists — anxiety and fear. Is our school safe? What happens if we have another school shooting? What happens if we have a…

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Police found only 8 ounces of marijuana and no illegal weapons during a May raid in which a League City man was shot and killed, but that doesn’t mean the raid wasn’t warranted or conducted properly, according to a law enforcement expert.

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The state’s plan to bring a new segment of the Grand Parkway through League City might have hit a snag and that’s causing problems as officials try to plan for the future, Mayor Pat Hallisey said.

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In response to the story ("Freeway fears," The Daily News, Aug. 10): I'm sorry, but the story soft pedals how extremely dangerous the setup is in the two construction zones. Whoever planned the current setup between FMs 518 and 517 obviously never has to drive this stretch themselves. The la…

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The Clear Springs Chargers stumbled late in their match Friday night against Pearland Dawson, but rebounded emphatically to record a 22-25, 25-23, 25-23, 17-25, 15-9 win over a top-notch Lady Eagles team.

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Because of disruption Hurricane Harvey caused, only two Galveston County school districts received overall ratings Wednesday under a controversial new state accountability system that assigns grades on a scale of A through F.

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Several members of the parks board feuded during a Tuesday council meeting with a dog park association over handling of a proposed $200,000 facility on the city’s east side.

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When a hurricane isn’t looming, late August has always been one of my favorite times of the year. Sunlight becomes a little softer and shady areas are easier to find as I take my dogs on their daily walks. August is also the start of the four rainiest months in Galveston with rainfall averag…

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The Clear Falls Knights struggled some with their communication, but had a scorching finish en route to a 25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 25-6 win over the Cypress Woods Lady Wildcats at home Tuesday night.

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An advocacy group for people with disabilities has filed a complaint with the Texas Education Agency about Clear Creek Independent School District and its use of a Harris County alternative school, asserting district leaders don’t listen to parents and are illegally restraining students.

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Relatives of two Texas Army National Guard soldiers killed in a 2016 helicopter crash near La Porte have filed a friendly lawsuit against The Boeing Co. in Galveston County federal court over a proposed settlement agreement.

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Galveston County deputies and constables will soon be equipped with ballistic helmets and tourniquet kits thanks to a donation made to the county by The Moody Foundation.

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What started as an internal challenge for the League City Sharks third- and fourth-grade girls basketball team turned into an opportunity to prove outside doubters wrong, as they entered a YMCA league consisting of all boys teams and beat them all en route to claiming a league title.

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The weather outlook for the weekend is mixed for Galveston County with a fairly good chance of rain between now and Saturday night, but with drier conditions moving in by Sunday or Monday. A low pressure trough nosing into Oklahoma and North Texas combined with a weak frontal boundary across…

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The state’s ongoing widening of Interstate 45 in League City has some drivers concerned about dangerous conditions and more wrecks during commuting hours because of temporary exits and unclear signage.

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A proposal Tuesday by Gov. Greg Abbott to reform Texas' bail system received plaudits from Galveston County leaders, though it's not clear how much the reforms would change the issues that civil rights groups has sued to change in Galveston County.

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Reports that people from out of town are taking unwanted pets to the city's no-kill shelter has some residents concerned about rising costs and questioning plans to spend $7.5 million to build a bigger facility.

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Jimmy, Tiffany, Jacob and Joshua Bishop’s lives were drastically changed. The Bishops had to escape their home in the Bay Colony Pointe neighborhood in League City as almost a foot of water swept into it during Hurricane Harvey. Every day since has been a journey to normalcy, the Bishops said.  

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Since last year, a group of Bolivar Peninsula residents have organized an ad hoc group of Jeeps, trucks, golf carts and other vehicles that, when called, will help car owners get out of the ruts they’re stuck in.

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An active shooter training exercise a League City school on Friday morning carried some extra doses of reality for the police, students and school staff members who participated in the drill.

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Saturday trash pickup is ruining the weekend quiet, putting children at risk of being run over and is shaping up to be a hot topic come election time, residents of the upscale South Shore Harbour neighborhood say.

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Following the resignation of its chairman last week, the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee voted to change its internal rules in ways that just months ago started a lengthy power struggle inside the party.

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Two weeks after announcing the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in Galveston County this year, local health officials reversed course, and said local cases are back at zero.

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A defendant in a longstanding lawsuit over construction work on Interstate 45 in Galveston County has filed a motion for summary judgment, asserting the Texas Department of Transportation ultimately is responsible for the project.

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Coming back from Galveston late Saturday night, I encountered the dreaded stretch of freeway from Dickinson through League City and into Webster, which is conceivably the most dangerous section of roadway in Galveston County.

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The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2018. President Trump called this the biggest rate of growth in decades. It was part of his continuing narrative that he inherited a failing economy.

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A federal order to change the way it cleans beaches on Bolivar Peninsula caused Galveston County to turn to a new source to help pick up trash: the county jail.

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Although heavy use of air-conditioning during the hottest days of summer puts greater demand on the electrical power supply, it isn’t to blame for a spate of outages in and around Galveston County in the past few weeks, power supply companies said.

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League City’s proposed budget includes more than $75 million for capital projects and it’s critical that some of the money be used to reduce flooding like the flooding that damaged thousands of houses during Hurricane Harvey, officials said.

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The political scene in the region looks different than the one Geri Bentley first entered back in 2009, the former League City council member and founder of the Clear Lake Tea Party said.

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As The Daily News begins to work on its annual high school football preview magazine (set to be published Sunday, Aug. 26), the excitement for a new season of Galveston County football is building; it’s starting to feel real.

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Galveston County Health District is inviting moms to shine as Stars of the Milky Way when Women, Infants and Children celebrates World Breastfeeding Week, Wednesday through Aug. 7.

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Friendswood’s Maura Mitchell and Quinn Radtke teamed up to win the girls 16-and-under doubles “B” draw at the Houston July Super Championship Major Zone tennis tournament played at Bay Area Racquet Club in Clear Lake City.