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Spring will officially arrive on Wednesday, accompanied by a full moon and probably clear enough skies to make for a fine spring evening. Sunny skies through the end of week may also cheer up those weary of the persistent clouds, fog and rain that have prevailed over the past couple of month…

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Officials on Friday identified the man who died as while in custody of the Galveston County Jail as a La Marque man who had been arrested in January.

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State troopers, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and officials with the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, the state licensing board, on Wednesday conducted a raid of The Animal Hospital of Santa Fe, DPS Sgt. Stephen Woodard confirmed.

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Pretty much every time Santa Fe and Ball High square off at Tor Field, it’s a close game decided by the smallest of hiccups, and that was no different on a foggy, blustery afternoon Tuesday as the Indians topped the Tors, 1-0, in their District 22-5A season opener.

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Playing under the bright lights of BBVA Compass Stadium, the Santa Fe Indians found some magic on the professional pitch Saturday night as they scored a 2-1 upset victory over the Texas City Stings.

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The Friendswood Lady Mustangs proved they would provide a stern test to the Santa Fe Lady Indians’ recent run of district supremacy with an 8-3 win Friday night in a key 22-5A matchup.

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Parents, you may not think your teen is listening, but you make the biggest difference. Research from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (www.samhsa.gov) shows that the No. 1 influence on youth behavior is still parents.

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In response to the article ("Coastal barrier opposition forms in north county," The Daily News, March 3): I'm appalled by the opposition to the Ike Dike. There has been plenty of opportunity to express views to the Army Corps of Engineers plan.

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County has found itself thrust into the spotlight as fights erupt over rising rates and fog delays greatly affecting waterfront commerce.

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A strong cold front sent overnight temperatures plunging to as low as 30 degrees over inland parts of the county. Fortunately, as predicted, Galveston Island and areas close to the bay, avoided freezing temperatures with morning lows of 35 degrees at Scholes International Airport in Galvesto…

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The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has received federal funding to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which will be April 7 through April 13.

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The term "Santa Fe strong" perfectly describes Indians pole vaulter Clay Horn. Few would ever think, until they noticed the scars left on his body, Horn had just about nine months ago experienced the trauma of having been wounded in the deadliest school shooting in the history of the state of Texas — his optimism and humility seemingly unchanged after surviving the tragedy.

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Norman Lee Schlotter, 39, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said. He was in the Galveston County jail as of late Thursday on $80,000 bond, Trochesset said.

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With many weekend events planned, including the second week end of Mardi Gras, there is plenty of interest in what the weather will bring for the next five to seven days.

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A Galveston County judge has decided to move the trial of accused Santa Fe shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis out of Galveston County, attorneys confirmed on Wednesday afternoon.

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The last couple of days have seen another round of cloudy, windy, wet weather as our El Niño influenced weather pattern persists. The good news is that we shall see some sun this afternoon as drier air and high pressure filters in behind our latest Pacific cold front.

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A bill filed Wednesday in the Texas House of Representatives proposes that Texas school districts be held to a higher standard for school security, or else face a takeover by the state.