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11 News Houston
Body found on Galveston beachGALVESTON, Texas – A body was found on a Galveston beach Tuesday afternoon. Th
Body found on Galveston beach
11 News Houston / Posted 6 hours ago
GALVESTON, Texas – A body was found on a Galveston beach Tuesday afternoon. The man’s body was spotted on the beach at 37th Street and Seawall Boulevard, near Gaido’s and Joe’s Crab Shack, around 4:54 p.m., according to the City of... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Body found on Galveston beachGALVESTON, Texas - A body washed ashore on the beach in Galveston, according to
Body found on Galveston beach
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 8 hours ago
GALVESTON, Texas - A body washed ashore on the beach in Galveston, according to city officials. A man's body was found off the Seawall near 71st Street. No other details were immediately available. We'll post more information here as it comes into... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Theodore Decker commentary: After 154 years, family finally learns fate of fallen Civil War soldierGermany. William was Greg Beckman’s great-great-grandfather. The brothers came
Theodore Decker commentary: After 154 years, family finally learns fate of fallen Civil War soldier
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 hours ago
Germany. William was Greg Beckman’s great-great-grandfather. The brothers came for opportunity and land. They settled in Galveston, Texas, and on Sept. 5, 1861, William and August enlisted in the 2nd Texas Infantry, Company F, an all-German unit... Read more
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11 News Houston
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 g
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being upgraded... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
135,500 gallons of sludge released into Galveston BayGALVESTON, Texas - A control system failure is to blame for 135,500 gallons of
135,500 gallons of sludge released into Galveston Bay
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas - A control system failure is to blame for 135,500 gallons of partially treated domestic sludge being released into Galveston Bay on Aug. 21, according to a press release. The incident happened around 10:45 p.m. at the domestic... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plantGALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,
Officials probing sludge spill from Texas treatment plant
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay. The sludge was released late Sunday night from a waste water treatment plant that is being... Read more
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Boston Globe
Predicting all 82 games of the 2016-17 Celtics seasonat Thunder A mid-air collision between Russell Westbrook and Marcus Smart trig
Predicting all 82 games of the 2016-17 Celtics season
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
at Thunder A mid-air collision between Russell Westbrook and Marcus Smart triggers a tsunami warning off the coast of Galveston, Texas. Also Oklahoma City wins 109-93. December 14: Celtics at Spurs That tryptophan counter reaction opened... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
AMSAT Issues Call for 2016 Space Symposium Papers, Presentations2016 AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual Meeting will be held aboard the cruise sh
AMSAT Issues Call for 2016 Space Symposium Papers, Presentations
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 2 days ago
2016 AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual Meeting will be held aboard the cruise ship Carnival Liberty, which will depart from Galveston, Texas, on November 10. — Thanks to AMSAT News Service via the 2016 AMSAT Space Symposium Committee for the above... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Texas girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedEvan David Nolan Evan David Nolan LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County
Texas girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Evan David Nolan Evan David Nolan LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Quirky facts about Houston's biggest 'burbsa whole community around a factory. By 1907, Williams’ plant was purchased by
Quirky facts about Houston's biggest 'burbs
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
a whole community around a factory. By 1907, Williams’ plant was purchased by the Kempner and Eldridge families out of Galveston, christening it the Imperial Sugar Company. From there it would grow by leaps and bounds. At one point the plant... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrestedLEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League
Galveston County girl, 6, beaten to death; father arrested
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died. League City police spokeswoman Regan... Read more
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Philly.com
Nick Williams' time has come. Is he ready?fallen to the second round only because he had taken a small step backward duri
Nick Williams' time has come. Is he ready?
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
fallen to the second round only because he had taken a small step backward during his senior season at Ball High School in Galveston, batting just .351, a relatively low figure for a prospective first-round pick.) At Lehigh Valley, Williams has... Read more
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Philly.com
Nick Williams' time has come; is he ready?fallen to the second round only because he had taken a small step backward duri
Nick Williams' time has come; is he ready?
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
fallen to the second round only because he had taken a small step backward during his senior season at Ball High School in Galveston, batting just .351, a relatively low figure for a prospective first-round pick.) At Lehigh Valley, Williams has... Read more
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NBC News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott confirms five new Zika cases in Miami Beachsaid Scott Weaver, Director of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity
Florida Gov. Rick Scott confirms five new Zika cases in Miami Beach
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
said Scott Weaver, Director of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. "We are probably going to see more cases and we are probably peaking in terms of risk of transmission," added... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Man arrested, accused of stealing from agriculture companyGALVESTON, Ind. -- A Galveston man is facing 18 felony charges for stealing fro
Man arrested, accused of stealing from agriculture company
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
GALVESTON, Ind. -- A Galveston man is facing 18 felony charges for stealing from the company where he worked. Christopher Sommers, 33, was arrested on Sunday and charged with corrupt business influence, theft and fraud. The arrest was a result of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Coast Guardsmen honored posthumouslythe Coast Guard in Cordova, Alaska; Sandusky, Ohio and St. Louis, Missouri in t
Coast Guardsmen honored posthumously
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
the Coast Guard in Cordova, Alaska; Sandusky, Ohio and St. Louis, Missouri in the Boating Safety Detachments, as well as Galveston, Texas on a buoy tender called IRIS, according to his sister Janice Summersett of Marquette. He then returned to... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
August 19, 2016County Courthouse and federal court records: Abstract of Judgment Union Squar
August 19, 2016
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 4 days ago
County Courthouse and federal court records: Abstract of Judgment Union Square Credit Union vs. Sheri Duncan, 1215 Galveston, $9,984.24, Doc. 13036. DBA/Assumed Names Michael Almanza Jr., 1214 35 St., DBA Michael Almanza Jr., Doc.... Read more
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11 News Houston
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Dail
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News reports Williams died Wednesday at his Dickinson home of an apparent heart attack. The University of Houston graduate... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2b4LOCy ) reports Williams died Wednesday at his Dickinson home of an apparent heart attack. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2b4LOCy ) reports Williams died Wednesday at his Dickinson home of an apparent heart attack. The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2b4LOCy ) reports Williams died Wednesday at his Dickinson home of an apparent heart attack. The... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2b4LOCy ) reports Williams died Wednesday at his Dickinson home of an apparent heart attack. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County
Galveston County Daily News managing editor dies at 46
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Williams, managing editor of the Galveston County Daily News since April, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2b4LOCy ) reports Williams died Wednesday at his home in Dickinson of an apparent heart... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Body found in Matagorda County last year identified as missing teenGALVESTON – A body discovered last year by Wharton County investigators was ide
Body found in Matagorda County last year identified as missing teen
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
GALVESTON – A body discovered last year by Wharton County investigators was identified this week as belonging to a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1990 while working at a convenience store, a sheriff's detective said. The Wharton County... Read more
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11 News Houston
Hey Guys, Hurricane 'Alicia' Is Hitting Tonight! Are You Prepared?anyone who lives within 10 miles either side of of I-45 is overwhelmed. Hurric
Hey Guys, Hurricane 'Alicia' Is Hitting Tonight! Are You Prepared?
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
anyone who lives within 10 miles either side of of I-45 is overwhelmed. Hurricane Alicia made landfall on the west side of Galveston Island on the night of August 18th, 1983. But earlier that afternoon, it feels like I'm the only one who knows it's... Read more
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11 News Houston
Can You Believe It's Been Over 30 Years?"Miracle" 2004 snowstorm? Over a foot of snow fell on Christmas eve in Brazoria
Can You Believe It's Been Over 30 Years?
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
"Miracle" 2004 snowstorm? Over a foot of snow fell on Christmas eve in Brazoria County, with up to 4" for Houston and Galveston, making the ground white with just enough so the kids could make a snowman. (We haven't seen anything like that... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
League City family finds rare albino raccoon in atticControl ended up picking it up Thursday morning and held it until a licensed re
League City family finds rare albino raccoon in attic
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
Control ended up picking it up Thursday morning and held it until a licensed rehabber from the Texas Parks & Wildlife in Galveston took it in. "I'm relieved that it's gone, but I'm really excited about it being so rare," Portillo said. The... Read more
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Al.com
Mississippi teen missing for 43 years identified due to efforts of cemetery workerunidentified at the time and was buried in the Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hit
Mississippi teen missing for 43 years identified due to efforts of cemetery worker
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
unidentified at the time and was buried in the Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas, which is about 20 miles from Galveston. Ceremony employee Chelsea Davidson told the newspaper she began working to try to identify the remains after... Read more
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CNBC
Uber and Lyft quit Austin in May, here's what's happened in the city sincelaw easier. Austin is not the only Texas city that has proven unfriendly to th
Uber and Lyft quit Austin in May, here's what's happened in the city since
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
law easier. Austin is not the only Texas city that has proven unfriendly to the ride-sharing giants. Corpus Christi and Galveston have also passed fingerprinting laws, and neither company operates in those markets. Uber hopes that Austin's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What Texas homes sold for in spring and summer 2016percent rise for San Antonio as a whole. The 3,916-square-foot house sold for $
What Texas homes sold for in spring and summer 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
percent rise for San Antonio as a whole. The 3,916-square-foot house sold for $590,000 in mid-June. 4207 Pirates Beach in Galveston: Built in 2007, this five-bedroom home is set in beachside community Pirates' Beach. Inside, the open-layout... Read more
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Boston Globe
Surging Red Sox in Detroit, Brazil holds onto US swimmersdisappeared in 1982 soon after she talked about a divorce, the dismembered body
Surging Red Sox in Detroit, Brazil holds onto US swimmers
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
disappeared in 1982 soon after she talked about a divorce, the dismembered body parts of Durst’s neighbor were found in Galveston, Texas, in 2001, Durst was acquitted of murdering the neighbor in 2003 after he said he killed him in self-defense,... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Police investigate major crash in southeast HoustonHOUSTON - Police are investigating a violent crash in southeast Houston. The c
Police investigate major crash in southeast Houston
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
HOUSTON - Police are investigating a violent crash in southeast Houston. The crash along El Dorado and Galveston was reported around 6:15 a.m. The cause of the crash is under investigation. It is unclear if anyone was injured. 2016... Read more
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Breitbart
Flood Warnings Issued Across Texas as Massive Rainstorms ApproachThe flash flood warning is scheduled to remain in effect until 3 a.m. on Thursd
Flood Warnings Issued Across Texas as Massive Rainstorms Approach
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
The flash flood warning is scheduled to remain in effect until 3 a.m. on Thursday at this time. Weather officials in Galveston have also issued a flash flood warning effective until 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening. Rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
43-old cold case solved by funeral home employeepeople are gonna have that?" Davidson said. She found Spears' case and contact
43-old cold case solved by funeral home employee
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 6 days ago
people are gonna have that?" Davidson said. She found Spears' case and contacted authorities in Mississippi who asked the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office to get involved. "We felt enough to go on to exhume the body," said John... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Outdoors report: Aug. 18reported good catches of trout and redfish on the south end of the lake. Big re
Outdoors report: Aug. 18
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
reported good catches of trout and redfish on the south end of the lake. Big redfish are good at the jetty on live bait. Galveston - Trout remain on deep shell on the lower end of the bay. Storms throughout the day kept many anglers off the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dogs surf the waves at Galveston Humane Society eventWhen contestants fell off their boards during Sunday's surfing competition in G
Dogs surf the waves at Galveston Humane Society event
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
When contestants fell off their boards during Sunday's surfing competition in Galveston, the crowd didn't critique their swimming technique as each dog-paddled to shore. It was understandable, considering the surfers were dogs. As part of the 4th... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell is eager to take on new role in the Vaticanby Pope Leo XIII on July 15, 1890. Before that, Catholics in Dallas were under
Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell is eager to take on new role in the Vatican
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
by Pope Leo XIII on July 15, 1890. Before that, Catholics in Dallas were under the spiritual guidance of the bishop of Galveston. Dallas was the third diocese formed in Texas, after Galveston (1847) and San Antonio (1874). There have been... Read more
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Philly.com
Cosby's defense team loses another key playerwith another attorney, Christopher Tayback. Pressley did not return requests f
Cosby's defense team loses another key player
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
with another attorney, Christopher Tayback. Pressley did not return requests for comment Tuesday. A 45-year-old native of Galveston, Tex., she was hired by Cosby last year after his legal advisers were impressed by her frequent appearances on TV... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Bishop Kevin Farrell to speak at 1:30 on Vatican promotionby Pope Leo XIII on July 15, 1890. Before that, Catholics in Dallas were under
Bishop Kevin Farrell to speak at 1:30 on Vatican promotion
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
by Pope Leo XIII on July 15, 1890. Before that, Catholics in Dallas were under the spiritual guidance of the bishop of Galveston. Dallas was the third diocese formed in Texas, after Galveston (1847) and San Antonio (1874). There have been... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Free stuff: time for a musical interlude'70s. Presented by Miller Outdoor Theatre. Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive AIA
Free stuff: time for a musical interlude
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
'70s. Presented by Miller Outdoor Theatre. Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive AIA SandCastle Competition A day-long event in Galveston, where more than 60 teams will compete to build the most spectacular sand castle. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Catholics say bishop has taken Dallas Diocese past scandal to a better placesaid. If the Vatican made Dallas an archdiocese he could be Archbishop Farrell
Catholics say bishop has taken Dallas Diocese past scandal to a better place
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
said. If the Vatican made Dallas an archdiocese he could be Archbishop Farrell here. Texas already has two archdioceses - Galveston-Houston, and San Antonio - so Reese thinks Dallas is a long shot. Farrell, smiling, declined to comment on the... Read more
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