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Galveston County school districts have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars transporting students displaced by Hurricane Harvey, but have largely not received reimbursement for those additional costs, officials have said.

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I have a friend that sent me a picture of her parents on their honeymoon sitting at the Mermaid Bar in Galveston (operated in either the late 40s or early 50s). I went online and saw similar photos of the same scene but with different people.

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League City officials have postponed enacting Stage 3 of a drought contingency plan for all water customers west of state Highway 3.

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Galveston County residents, groups and faith leaders are calling for an end to a federal immigration policy under sharp scrutiny for separating children and parents found entering the country illegally.

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Water conservation seems to always be a hard sell among some consumers of the essential stuff, and it’s an extremely hard sell at times like these when large parts of the county still are recovering from an epic flood and it’s raining pretty hard.

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League City will enact Stage 3 of its drought contingency plan for all water customers west of state Highway 3 beginning at midnight June 26 until 11:59 p.m. June 28.

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A weak trough along the Texas coast, interacting with a mid and upper-level low over the west-central Gulf, should bring cloudy, breezy weather with periods of showers and scattered thunderstorms through tomorrow. More heavy rain, accompanied by gusty winds, elevated tides and rough seas wil…

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Defense attorneys for a League City woman accused in a car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl continued claims Monday that the defendant didn’t seem drunk at the scene and that a blood-alcohol test she submitted to was unreliable.

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The county’s expected to get as much as 4 inches of rain before Thursday — enough to bring June rainfall totals out of drought territory, but leaving the area still unusually dry for the year, according to the National Weather Service.

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It starts with spikes in our heat index, rolling into early storm predictions, and suddenly it’s June 1 and it’s official — we’re in hurricane season. For the next several months, residents of the Gulf Coast, particularly communities that live on our warm waters’ edge, brace themselves for s…

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Galveston County plans to pay the city of Hitchcock to hire municipal court judges in order to increase the number of people to act as magistrates at the county jail.

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A recent study claims electronic cigarette use held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, but some are skeptical due to the study not taking into account easy-to-access vape brands like Juul.

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A tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, such as pine, spruce and fir, is pushing construction costs in Galveston County to all-time highs and harming local lumber yards who struggle to price wood for projects amid a changing market.

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Clear Falls’ Braydon Fisher excelled at an elite level on the field to help lead the Knights’ program to new heights, earning him the title of Galveston County baseball player of the year for the 2018 season.

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The National Flood Insurance Program, which thousands of residents across the county rely on, is set to expire July 31, and insurers and elected officials are urging Congress to not only reauthorize it, but to improve it and make it more reflective of the market. And those changes very well …

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The Galveston County Health District's Women, Infants and Children clinics will have new operational hours starting Monday at its Dickinson and Galveston locations.

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Forecasters have been calling for possible heavy rain for the past several days. For those of you who are wondering where the rains are, the short-answer is that they are delayed somewhat, but should move into our area from Sunday through Tuesday or Wednesday, if not longer.

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During a police interview in the hours after an 8-year-old League City girl was transported from the scene of a car crash and later died, the woman accused of drunkenly causing the accident said she couldn’t drive again.

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After briefly mulling an alternative plan, League City is moving ahead with an architectural firm’s $93,000 plan to design a 5K loop track at Hometown Heroes Park.

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The city council’s approval of new flood-control measures this week won support by some residents but criticism from developers who said the rule changes would drive up their costs in the fast-growing city.

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The strategy is what the growing city needs to improve and become the idealized best version the politicians promote, officials said. League City council members and city administrators have turned buzzwords like “vision” and “mission statement” into specific steps people understand with results everyone can see.

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Two northbound Interstate 45 traffic lanes near FM 646 will be closed 9 p.m. today through 3 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation said.  

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Two people remained hospitalized on Thursday, a day after they were injured in a crash on Interstate 45 that closed down traffic for hours on Wednesday afternoon.

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With the National Weather Service predicting 2 inches to 5 inches of rainfall along the coast this weekend, street flooding throughout the county is likely, officials said.

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The good news is that an unfavorable environment (high wind shear over the southern Gulf of Mexico and dry air) may inhibit development of the tropical wave now moving northwestward across the Yucatan Peninsula. Most models still suggest that the system will remain disorganized and open (lac…

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Several requests by city staff members to expropriate private land for public use in three separate projects met with resistance from some city council members, who worried it wouldn’t go over well with residents.

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A new flood control district, possible bonds and coordinated smaller projects could help protect residents in Friendswood and League City from future deluges, officials said.

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A Houston man has been charged in connection with the 2017 shooting death of a man outside his girlfriend’s League City home, police said.

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The trial of a League City woman accused in an April 2017 car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl opened Tuesday with a defense attorney arguing his client hadn’t been drunk and implying police misconduct influenced a blood test showing she was.