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Galveston celebrates a day of 'profound weight and profound power'

With President Biden's signature, the historic event that happened in Galveston in 1865 is now one of just 12 recognized federal holidays, joining national observances such as the Fourth of July and Memorial Day.

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Local News

League City's Bayou Brae neighborhood added to National Register of Historic Places

Bayou Brae was the city’s first neighborhood with concrete streets and a curb-and-gutter stormwater system, the first to require brick exterior walls and the first to incorporate Federal Housing Administration architectural requirements.

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Police News

La Marque police chief retires, citing staffing shortage, politics

Chief Kirk Jackson had been embroiled in controversy over the fatal December shooting of a Black man by a police officer.  

Sports

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In Focus

In Focus: Astros 10, White Sox 2

The Houston Astros dominated the Chicago White Sox 10-2 in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday night at Minute Maid Park.

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On the Run

Two new triathlons coming soon to Galveston County

Runners, are you looking for a new challenge? Training for a triathlon might be your ideal summer project, and with two new triathlons coming to Galveston County this fall, you can make your triathlon debut at the debut of a new race.

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Local Sports

Wind, heat, rough waters restrict fishing chances

The water around Eagle Point looked like dirty dishwater on Wednesday. Again the winds blew northeast upwards to 18 mph. I had a late cance…

Opinion

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Guest Columns

Guest commentary: Lincoln's first act of emancipation echoes in Galveston

During Juneteenth celebrations you will hear stories about the Emancipation Proclamation and President Abraham Lincoln. You will hear that …

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Guest Columns

Teamwork makes this 'circus' one to be proud of

It’s hard to keep up. Summer hit hard. Crowds came early for the weekend and stayed late. Fridays and Mondays look like weekend days and on…

Letters to the Editor

Texas legislators' lack of concern is disheartening

Where are we going when it comes to priorities for our legislators to have a legitimate interest in?

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Partly cloudy

Today

91° 80°

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

Humidity:52%
Cloud Coverage:37%
Wind:ENE at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:15%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:20:20 AM
Sunset:08:21:29 PM

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