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Galveston, Texas is located in Galveston County. Zip codes in Galveston, TX include 77554, 77555, and 77551. The median home price in Galveston is $225,000. More Galveston information.

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9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

One Kurdish Tanker Waits Off Texas, Another Heads to U.S.

As a tanker filled with disputed Kurdish oil sits off the coast of Texas for a fifth day, another shipment may be making its way to the East Coast.

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13 hrs ago | Arab Times

Kurdish oil cargo 'unloaded' at sea, destination a mystery

SINGAPORE, July 31, : Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KBMT

UTMB receives $6 million to develop treatment for deadly Ebola, Marburg viruses

Courtesy KHOU GALVESTON, Texas - Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been awarded two grants to developing drugs against both Ebola and Marburg viruses, the hospital announced Thursday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Family Badge

7 Month Narcotic Operation Nets 21 Indictments

On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 The Galveston Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Division conducted a narcotic indictment operation in the City of Galveston; with assistance from the Galveston County Narcotics Division.

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The Family Badge

Decomposed body on Galveston RR tracks ID'd

The Galveston County Medical Examiner said only that the man was 71-years old but his next-of-kin has not been notified of his death, therefore they are withholding his name.

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Bloomberg

Kurds Rebut Iraq's Claim to Crude Oil Cargo Off Texas Coastline

Iraq 's semi-autonomous Kurds reasserted their right to sell $100 million of crude on board a tanker off the Texas coastline after the government in Baghdad persuaded a U.S. judge to order the cargo's seizure.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Seaweed forecasters saw the smelly stuff comingSeaweed forecasters...

GALVESTON, Texas -- Everybody from the experts to the tourists to the "born on the island" natives agrees: The smelly mounds of seaweed piled on Seaweed forecasters saw the smelly stuff coming GALVESTON, Texas -- Everybody from the experts to the tourists to the "born on the island" natives agrees: The smelly mounds of seaweed piled on Check out ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 40 miles off Galveston coastCoast Guard ...

A boat stranded some 40 miles off the coast of Galveston was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. All Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 40 miles off Galveston coast A boat stranded some 40 miles off the coast of Galveston was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. All Check out this story on KHOU.com: ... (more)

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Los Angeles Times

Iraq and its Kurds fight over oil tanker off the Texas coast

A peshmerga fighter keeps watch on the edge of Kirkuk in northern Iraq in early July.

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KBMT

Galveston County Man Sentenced for Beaumont Bank Robbery

A Galveston man has been sentenced to federal prison for a Beaumont bank robbery.

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EMS1

Ambulance strikes teen on bike

A Galveston EMS ambulance hit him around 10:30 p.m. Sunday while traveling westbound on Seawall Boulevard, KTRK reports.

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Acumen Design, Studio Red Build an Office 'Treehouse' in Houston

The Treehouse, an eco-friendly office building that brings the outdoors in, has debuted in Houston's Memorial City mixed-use development.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texan gets 35 years in infant daughter's death

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

Texan Gets 35 Years in Infant Daughter's Death

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.

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Breitbart.com

Iraqi Kurds Look to America for Support

The Kurdish Peshmerga forces-- a co-ed military considered the most organized military force in Iraq-- have been largely responsible for limiting the advance of the Islamic State in the nation.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Iraq Gets U.S. Court Order Seizing Kurdish Crude Oil Off Texas

The Iraqi Oil Ministry persuaded a U.S. judge to issue an order for the seizure of more than $100 million of oil in a tanker waiting off Galveston, Texas, that it claims was illegally pumped from wells in Kurdistan.

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Click2Houston

U.S. faces dilemma over Kurdish oil tanker off coast of Galveston

TERRY TAYLOR WERE THE PANICKED RESPONSE OF A SCARED 21-YEAR-OLD. THINGS ARE ALREADY STRANGE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND IRAQ.

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GlobalNews

'Doggie Door bandit' gets caught in the act by security cameras

Locking your doors at night is a good way to protect your property - assuming there's a lock for your doggie door, as well.

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US News & World Report

Health Risks Lurking at the Nail Salon

While a day at the salon might be relaxing, you could be putting your fingers, toes and more at risk.

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UPI

Almanac for Monday, July 28, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include Beatrix Potter, British author and illustrator of the Peter Rabbit stories, in 1866; French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887; comedian Joe E. Brown in 1891; singer/actor/band leader Rudy Vallee in 1901; Tupperware founder Earl Tupper in 1907; conductor Carmen Dragon in 1914; ... (more)

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