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Q: I recently bought an older home and need help in identifying a large shrub that is producing abundant and large clusters of pea-shaped flowers that are bright red. There are small thorns on the stems. Can you identify this shrub?

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The Galveston County Health District on Tuesday confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus in the county since 2016. In that year, six people were diagnosed with the disease.

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The Texas General Land Office is asking for input about how it should spend about $137 million in federal block grants for flood mitigation.

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Well, not sure where you were in 2004, but the president at that time went on national TV and "told" Americans that he and Congress are going to let the people on the other side of our southern border come to the United States to do jobs Americans "don't" want to do.

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The Santa Fe public school board on Monday approved recommendations from a security and safety committee to install metal detectors and to strictly enforce the district’s existing dress code policy at its campuses.

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Federal lawmakers face a July 31 deadline to either reauthorize or reform the National Flood Insurance Program, which is vitally important to people living and doing business along the coast.

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The Santa Fe school board will vote Monday on recommendations from a security and safety committee to install metal detectors and change the district’s dress code policy.

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People and businesses have so far donated more than $825,000 to a fund established for victims of the May 18 mass shooting at Santa Fe High School. All of the money will go to victims, officials said.

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Start your summer off with a chance to win one of two custom designed and built child playhouses during Court Appointed Special Advocates of Galveston County’s CASA’s for CASA Playhouse Raffle event. These beautifully crafted custom playhouses will be on display outdoors at Baybrook Mall thr…

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The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will open its 2018-19 season with its presentation of the popular musical “Young Frankenstein” tonight at 3803 state Highway 3 in Dickinson.

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Not surprisingly, Texas leaders were supportive of President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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The last day for disaster, senior, disabled person, disabled veteran and spouses of disabled veterans to make their final quarter installment for 2017 property taxes is July 31.

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The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to spend around $1.5 million on a series of security updates to the high school.

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Whiskers, fluffy tails and pink noses. Plenty of which residents will encounter at shelters in the county right now. One shelter in particular, the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, recently wrapped up a weekend of reduced adoption fees.

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The announcement on Thursday that the federal government awarded $5 billion for flood control projects proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isn't exactly prompting cheers of joy in Galveston County.

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The video is enough to give even a noncyclist pause. On Friday, The Daily News examined the subject of cyclists on the roads of Galveston County. The newspaper posted a link to a disturbing video captured by a cyclist while on FM 3005, which shows very clearly part of the problem.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursed $76.7 million to the Texas General Land Office for the management and execution of a program meant to make quick, basic repairs to houses flooded by Hurricane Harvey.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend about $5 billion on disaster recovery projects, with about $300 million slated for a long-sought project on Clear Creek, the governor's office announced Thursday.

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Santa Fe's Aspen Miller will be competing in the International Finals Youth Rodeo next week for the first time in her life, and while she’s expecting to go up against a lot of experienced riders, she’s not running short on confidence.

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We believe the constant ordering of the Stars and Stripes to half-staff is eroding the value of the symbol, as well as creating a growing insensitively to the recognition it is intended to convey.

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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

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The League City man accused of harassing a co-worker through a vulgar harassment campaign, including aggressive flatulence, accusing him of being a sex offender and pinching, is requesting arbitration.

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced on Monday that he would donate up to 10 metal detectors to the Santa Fe Independent School District.

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The Fourth of July in Galveston County is synonymous with fireworks, barbecues, beaches, boats and parades. The fact that it’s a celebration of the USA makes it all the more enjoyable. However, it’s also a holiday when carelessness, inattention and, frequently, alcohol cause more accidents t…

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Rainy weather is expected to come to Galveston County Tuesday evening and into Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, potentially putting some local fireworks shows at risk for cancellation

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More than 3,000 Galveston and Algoa households and businesses experienced a power outage Monday afternoon.

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Several inches of rain during the past two weeks over much of southeast Texas have eased drought conditions, but Galveston County is still rated as “abnormally dry” by the National Weather Service, which hasn’t slowed fireworks sales as residents prepare to celebrate Fourth of July.

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More than a billion gallons of water arrive at taps in Galveston County after traveling hundreds of miles, starting along the Brazos River and snaking through canals before reaching Texas City.