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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 $217,000 which is roughly $119/per square foot. More Galveston information.

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7 hrs ago | Bay Area Observer

Seabrook Chief Of Police Retires After 35 Years, New Chief Announced

Seabrook City Concil had an eventful meeting on Tuesday as Mayor Glenn Royal and council announced new hires in the police department, retirements, promotions and a farewell to a beloved councilmember.


16 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mystery shipwrecks explored off coast of Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston's research scientists, archaeologists and students are working together with experts from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Texas Historical Commission and the Meadows Center at Texas State University in ... (more)


KHOU-TV Houston

'No way!' Clock found in shipwreck debris off Galveston

An underwater archeology project coordinated from a high-tech command center in Galveston has discovered a centuries-old clock amid the debris of a shipwreck found in the Gulf of Mexico.


Business Journal

GSA looks to expand contract program to ease disaster response

Hurricane Ike slams ashore in Galveston, Texas, in 2008. A proposed rule from the General Services Administration could make it a little easier for companies to get supplies and services during such a disaster into the hands of those who need them most.


The Beaumont Enterprise

Galveston oysters have suffered a string of bad luck since Ike

Alejandron Muniz, left and Javier Zendejas work aboard Jeri's Seafood oyster boat Miss Britney on a reef in Galveston's East Bay, in Smith Point, Texas.


Wed Apr 16, 2014


UPDATE 1-Crashes in crucial U.S. crude waterway fall to 10-year low

Serious crashes in the bustling Bay of Galveston have fallen to the lowest level in a decade even as more oil moves on U.S. waterways, official data show, suggesting that better training and equipment are helping avert spills like one in March.


The Family Badge

For the Southern District Of "The Great State of Texas"

The U.S. Marshals Service employs 3,829 Deputy U.S. Marshals nationwide and in foreign field offices.


KHOU-TV Houston

Drilling rig takes on water, stable after being hit by wave in Gulf

GALVESTON, Texas -- An offshore drilling rig is taking on water but is stable after being hit by a large storm wave off the Texas coast.



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Attorneys for a convicted killer say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution in Huntsville.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges.


Houston Chronicle

Texas City Dike, East Beach reopen

Chad Smith, with Garner Environmental Services, moves an oil absorbent skirt back into the surf ,Monday March 24, 2014, on East Beach in Galveston, Texas.



International research group recognizes UTMB experts

The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Earth Day Trash Fashion Show Set for April 26

Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for the City of Galveston, Texas. This certification course is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires training.


Dallas Morning News

Galveston doctors documented 3,000 injuries from April 1947 Texas City blast

This week 67 years ago, tons of ammonium nitrate blew up in Texas City; two Galveston doctors cataloged 3,000 casualties.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Martin Guitar counterfeiting ring leads to federal sentences

The fourth of four Texas men who admitted to selling counterfeit guitars, some of which were made to look like Upper Nazareth Township-made Martin Guitars, was ordered to make restitution today, according to a news release.


Insight News

Get the money out of politics

It seems impossible these days to get through an entire program without having at least two financial companies ask you if you are readying yourself for retirement.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Insurance

Injured claims adjuster found drunk on beach denied workers comp

A claims adjuster cannot receive workers compensation benefits for a head injury he mysteriously suffered while on a Texas beach because he was intoxicated at the time of his accident, a Washington state appeals court has ruled.


Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Podium finish for Griffin in Texas

KANGAROO Flat triathlete Leon Griffin crossed the line at the Ironman Texas 70.3 in third place at the weekend.



Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction

The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical new evidence that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem.



Air Quality Alert for Galveston County was issued at April 18 at 1:07PM CDT


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