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A federal judge this week declined to dismiss a civil right lawsuit filed against Galveston County earlier this year, saying that it wasn't clear if the county had made effective changes to its bail-setting practices.

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A Gale Watch has been issued for Galveston Bay and offshore waters from this afternoon into Friday afternoon as yet another storm system and cold front approaches the area over the coming 24 hours. Brisk winds of 20-35 mph can be expected with gusts up to 45 mph along the coast and offshore.

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In response to the editorial by Michael A. Smith ("Texas must get its marijuana laws out of the weeds," The Daily News, Dec. 9): I believe that smoking pot is a thing that I can't do anything about, but I don't want it to be on the road with someone that's impaired in any way — be it pot or …

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Citing new DNA analyses done on a pair of decades-old cold cases, the League City Police Department on Monday asked for the pubic's help in identifying two women whose skeletal remains were found on Calder Road.

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A Texas lawmaker has proposed a solution to cover the cost of the under-funded Texas Windstorm Insurance Agency: build casinos in coastal counties and use the tax proceeds to cover the cost of insurance.

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Shortly after Wynette Jameson accepted a job as a journalism teacher at Clear Creek High School, her adviser excitedly shared the news they would soon have three state-of-the-art electronic typewriters at their disposal, she said.

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Members of the League City Rotary Club braved chilly temperatures for a noble cause by leaping into the frigid waters of a swimming pool at the South Shore Harbour Resort in League City on Saturday.

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At only seven years old, League City’s Taylor Word is now a two-time AAU national champion after winning her second straight national meet gold medal in cross country over the weekend in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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This Christmas, as always, we look upon the Christ Child’s birth as the greatest gift ever given. Two-thousand years later in this dark and dangerous world, our faith in His love for us is the gift that remains in our hearts.

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A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Southeast Texas, including all of Galveston County from noon Friday until noon on Saturday. Total rainfall amounts of 2 ½ inches to 3 ½ inches are currently projected for Galveston County with higher totals north and west of Houston. However, there is eno…

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As more than 3,000 people gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. on Wednesday for the funeral of President George H.W. Bush, people across Galveston County also paused for a few moments to recognize 41st President.

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The Clear Creek Wildcats built an early double-digit lead and used their depth to fend off a tenacious Ball High Lady Tors team for a 55-45 win in a game of attrition Tuesday night at Butler Gym.

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Seldom a week goes by that someone doesn’t ask me the status of the more than $500,000 cyber-theft that occurred between March and May 2018. And while looking for someone to blame makes for good reading, the more important issue in front of Galveston County government is to understand the pr…

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The Clear Creek Wildcats’ comeback kid — and the Galveston County volleyball player of the year — Allie Garland went from being sidelined last season to being stronger than ever and put together a standout 2018 season.

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Galveston County Judge Mark Henry wants the county to explore whether it can seek reimbursement for the theft of more than $500,000 by making claims against surety bonds held by three public officials.

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Christmas rolled into League City during the annual Holiday in the Park Grand Night parade on Saturday. Over a hundred floats cruised down Main Street as holiday music blared from speakers. Clear Creek High School’s band and drill team were in attendance as well as city officials and various…

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Devon Ahrens’ scored five rushing touchdowns and had 137 yards on 27 carries to lead the Boerne Geneva Eagles to a 49-19 win over the Bay Area Christian Bronco’s in Friday night’s TAPPS Division III semifinal game at Buffalo Stadium.

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The Texas General Land Office on Thursday clarified an estimate it provided to The Daily News earlier this week about the number of homes it expects to rebuild in Galveston County through an soon-to-begin housing rebuilding program.

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Hurricane Harvey survivors in Texas will continue to receive some types of federal assistance through August 2019, the Texas General Land Office announced Wednesday.

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The weather this weekend will hardly resemble that of London in early December with temperatures in the low to mid-70’s likely for Saturday along with sunny skies. Certainly, the weather over the coming week will be nothing like the extremes on this day (a 26° low on November 29, 1911 and an…

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A federally-backed housing rebuilding program, meant to help lower income homeowners rebuild from Hurricane Harvey, could result in the construction of up to 2,000 new homes in the county, according to the Texas General Land Office.

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With $250 million from a possible bond referendum, city staff could fund a $30 million diversion channel near Bayridge, a $22.5 million library and a controversial $17 million Palomino Lane extension project, among others projects.

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The Bay Area Christian football team lives by the belief, among others, that hard work pays off. To find evidence of this, they need to look no further than the handful of seniors who as freshmen started for the Broncos during a rough 2015 season.

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The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is broke, in debt and facing a shrinking revenue pool, according to the state agency charged with reviewing the effectiveness of other agencies and programs.

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Bay Area Christian senior Christian McDonough delivered two devastating long touchdown runs and forced an early game-changing turnover to lead the Broncos to a 34-14 win over the Texas School for the Deaf Rangers in a TAPPS Division III second-round playoff game Saturday evening at T.J. Mills Stadium.

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Throngs of tourists and shoppers strolled in and out of Christmas on The Strand in the island’s downtown on Friday, the traditional beginning of the holiday season for area businesses.

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Ahead of the planned release of an independent investigation over the theft of more than $500,000 from the county, County Judge Mark Henry said he wants to form a committee to review and recommend changes to county financial systems.

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Hundreds of people showed up at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School in Texas City on Thursday to enjoy turkey, dressing, green beans and pie for the 23rd annual Texas City Community Thanksgiving Feast.

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A bevy of state and federal laws govern and dictate the standards certified long-term care facilities must adhere to, and officials with U.S. Medicare publish a star-based ranking system for families researching nursing homes.

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The Texas General Land Office will open a satellite office in Texas City in order to help Hurricane Harvey victims who want federal help rebuilding or rehabilitating their homes.

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The new $5.17 million fire station on the city’s east side will help decrease response times and service a growing population in the MarBella and Hidden Lakes subdivisions, said Sarah Greer Osborne, spokeswoman for the city.

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A state agency and an environmental group will receive $4 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore eroded land on the west side of Galveston Bay, the foundation announced Monday.

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When the Texas legislature begins its next session in January, many of the top issues on the state's agenda will have direct connections to people and events from Galveston County.

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Galveston County charity organizations one year ago were bracing for larger-than-normal crowds at community Thanksgiving meals because many residents were still displaced by Hurricane Harvey, said Holly McDonald, with The Salvation Army of Galveston County.

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Galveston County Judge Mark Henry said he will ask commissioners to consider approving a bid that would seek estimates for the cost of clearing the creek of plant debris on both the Galveston County side and the Harris County side.