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Cold fronts that reach the Texas coast in July are about as rare as penguins in the Amazon. Still, it seems as though we have a good chance for a “cold front” to reach Galveston County by the middle of next week.

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If our Founding Fathers included any fatal flaw in our Constitution, it was their expectation that citizens would remain as involved in the activities of government as the time our constitutional republic was formed.

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The disturbance in the northern Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry. At 10 am, Barry was centered near 27.8 N and 88.7 W, or about 95 miles south-southeast of the Mississippi River. Sustained winds were 40 mph and barometric pressure was 1005 MB (29.68 inches). Barry was…

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Cities across the middle parts of Galveston County on Wednesday sent crews out to clear debris from drainage ditches and continued watching forecasts, officials said.

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At 10 am, the National Hurricane Center announced that a tropical cyclone is likely to form in the northern Gulf of Mexico and may present a threat to Louisiana or the Upper-Texas coast. At that time, the system was centered near 25.8 N and 86.4 W., or about 170 miles south of the mouth of t…

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Projections have the system tracking toward Louisiana over the weekend, but forecasters won’t have much solid data until the system actually moves into the Gulf either late Wednesday or Thursday.

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High pressure aloft and at the surface will continue to bring typical mid-summer weather with sunny days, seasonably hot temperatures and light winds to the Galveston area for the next few days.

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League City got an early jump in Fourth of July festivities at the annual League City Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Davis Sportsplex on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Visitors donned their red, white and blue to take in live music, food, contests and a fireworks display.

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Currently, the country is captivated by the situation we have at the southern border. Now, like many things, it's hard to tell what the truth is of the situation and what should be done about it.

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During the recently concluded Texas legislative session, lawmakers changed laws to legalize some products that might contain THC, like CBD oils or hemp clothing as the cannabis industry booms. But the law appears to have caused an unintended problem in the way marijuana crimes can be prosecuted.

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After I saw “Avengers: Endgame,” I couldn’t help but wonder what the world would do if half the earth’s population was threatened with extinction. Would we step up and fight the threat against all odds, or would we back down, convincing ourselves the problem was too big to tackle?

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In August, 1913, the local forecaster in Galveston (W. F. Stewart) wrote an article titled “Midsummer Showers At Galveston, Texas”. In his article, he noted that the typical showers that impact inland areas “fall only occasionally on Galveston Island.”

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Both Clear Springs and Dickinson bowed out in the early stages of the Division I consolation bracket Saturday morning to end their respective stints at the Texas 7on7 Championships at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station.

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Tuesday's storms in Galveston County caught many by surprise as up to 2 ½ inches or rain soaked Galveston Island and the eastern half of the county. Meanwhile, the western half of the county generally received from ½ inch to 1 ½ inch of rain from the storms.

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In June 1776, American statesman Richard Henry Lee, called for the Second Continental Congress to declare the 13 colonies independence from Great Britain. The Committee of Five (Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Sherman and Livingston) drafted and presented a resolution of independence, which was …