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Local News

Youngsters Scramble for Livestock at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo

Area youth took to the rodeo arena at the Galveston County Fairgrounds in Hitchcock on Thursday in a mad dash to capture loose chickens, pi…

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Local News

Galveston Park Board plans private development at Stewart Beach

The Galveston City Council seemed to be on board with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees' plans to seek a private partner to replace the aging Stewart Beach pavilion.

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Local News

Generators a hot commodity in Galveston County after February freeze

Faith in the state's electric grid is shaken, prompting more residents to spend big for a power Plan B. 

Sports

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In Focus

In Focus: Astros 8, Angels 2

The Houston Astros returned home to Minute Maid Park on Thursday to open an eight game homestand with an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles A…

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High School Sports

Friendswood leads Galveston County schools in preparation for state tournament

After successful performances at districts and regionals, Friendswood will head to state with the chance to have several players medal in their individual events.

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On the Run

Cozumel an attractive Ironman training destination

Cozumel, Mexico, is one of the easiest locations to replicate a race course during training. Having hosted an Ironman 70.3 in the spring and a full Ironman in the fall, Cozumel is unique in having an Ironman cycling course that is off limits to cars not just on race day but year-round.

Opinion

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Editorials

Giving La Marque residents an opportunity for input is a good look

City officials in La Marque are moving in the right direction by inviting residents to get involved in its park improvement project.

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Guest Columns

We're planning to take Wave Watchers virtual soon

This weekend should be an interesting one. We’ve got some real high tides and very strong onshore winds predicted for Friday night.

Letters to the Editor

I truly believe our country is the best and exceptional

Some people take joy in denigrating the concept of American exceptionalism.

Weather Today

Thunderstorm

Today

76° 70°

Windy with showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 70s.

Humidity:85%
Cloud Coverage:90%
Wind:SE at 21 mph
Chance of Rain:92%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:06:44:52 AM
Sunset:07:50:50 PM

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