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Private meeting planned about Galveston cruise terminal negotiations

A deal on a new cruise terminal might be, but the council wants to be clear to the port about its negotiating positions.

Local News

Friendswood ISD calls group to consider bond referendum

The group will meet about nine times before the district’s board of trustees makes a final decision in February.

Local News

Galveston's new fire station begins Hurricane Ike recovery's end

Representatives from area fire stations filled the building that's been designed to mimic historic buildings in the island's downtown.


Sports, I know them

US Open: Rafael Nadal to surprise everyone, Simona Halep to crush her opponents

In a flash of an eye, August is upon us, which means school has started. When school starts, this means the US Open is about to begin play.

Reel Report

Etiquette, procedures for night fishing

We have written a lot about night fishing recently and mentioned some nice catches coming from lighted docks.

High School Sports

Santa Fe continues strong start with sweep of Dickinson

The Lady Indians continued to impress this season with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-18 victory in front of a packed home gym Tuesday night against a quality Dickinson Lady Gators team.



Galveston port might settle what it is in closed meeting

The Galveston City Council plans an unusual executive session today. It’s unusual in that the closed-door meeting is scheduled to include p…

Guest Columns

Reynolds v. Sims is why socialists dominate Texas

In a previous column (“Something must be done to balance power,” The Daily News, July 24), I argued that since Reynolds v. Sims forces stat…

Guest Columns

Routine joint meetings would benefit Galveston

When the interlocal conversation began, the city of Galveston initiated discussions among the Park Board and the Wharves Board, aimed at fi…

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Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 80s.


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Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 80s.

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