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Texas City man helped retrieve Apollo 11 astronauts from Pacific

Michael Wallace was a sailor aboard the USS Hornet that recovered Apollo 11  astronauts from the Pacific after splashdown on July 24, 1969.

For NASA retirees, moon landing anniversary brews up memories

Fifty years laters, NASA veterans reflect on the role in making history.

Carnival Vista to return to Galveston sooner than expected

The early return will allow the company to offer an extra cruise from the Port of Galveston.

Local Sports

Photos: Astros 4, Rangers 3

The Houston Astros returned home to Minute Maid Park for the first time since the All Star break and beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 in front of…

Clear Creek volleyball enters new season with ‘win-now’ mentality

The Wildcats will have plenty of experience as they head into the 2019 season.

Heading south to catch Barry’s swell

Hurricane Barry, which inundated much of Louisiana with rainfall last weekend, wasn’t much of a swell maker here in Galveston.


Moon landing much more than we think

Editor’s note: This editorial was published in The Galveston Daily News on Tuesday, July 22, 1969.

It's time that the commissioners step in on museum

For the past five years I have been a volunteer and a supporter of the Galveston County Museum with many donations of artifacts and other i…

USS Texas Galveston talks underway for about 3 years

The notion of berthing the battleship USS Texas in Galveston is intriguing, although there are questions and some obstacles that might make…

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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 80s.


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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 80s.

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Wind:SSE at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:32:59 AM
Sunset:08:18:39 PM

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