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  1. Waste mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Ahhh. Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. It's the season when Texans swarm to the beaches to escape the heat, and our long coastline, stretching from Galveston to South Padre, provides just such a respite.

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  2. Editorial: Trade historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Houston Chronicle

    Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 12, 2015. Sanders has been among the most prominent critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Hillary Clinton's silence on the negotiations.

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  3. Free stuff: Beach revue and fun in the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Houston Chronicle

    This vintage-inspired event is the islandA A A s official kickoff of the summer season. In addition to live music, the two-day event will include the introduction of the Bathing Beauties, retro games and entertainment, a charcoal cooking contest and an outdoor screening of the 1965 movie A A AoeGirl HappyA A A starring Elvis Presley.

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  4. Body of drowning victim recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Chron

    The body of a Houston man who drowned over the weekend on Galveston Island was recovered Tuesday more than 16 miles from where he was last seen. A man walking on the beach discovered the body of Bennette Jason Averette , 23, floating in the surf near Silverleaf's Seaside Resort , about 3 miles west of Jamaica Beach, about 2:10 p.m., said Peter Davis , Galveston Beach Patrol chief.

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  5. 1681 Spanish shipwreck holds intrigue for Texas researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Houston Chronicle

    One of Capt. Henry Morgan's guns, found near the Lajas reef near Fort San Lorenzo, Colon.

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  6. Authorities searching for missing Galveston swimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Chron

    Authorities are searching for a 23-year-old Houston man believed to have drowned while swimming off a Galveston beach Saturday evening. The missing man, whom family members said was not a good swimmer, was last seen at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday, standing in chest-deep water near the pier at 24th Street and Seawall Boulevard, according to Galveston Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis.

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  7. Report: Surveillance video released of Durst urinating at CVSRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Chron

    Susan Berman, center, a writer and friend who acted as Durst's spokeswoman after his wife disappeared, is shot once in the back of her head at her Los Angeles home shortly before investigators wanted to interview her about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. Durst, who had been disguising himself as a mute woman at one point, is arrested in Galveston, Texas, on murder charges in the death of a 71-year-old neighbor who was dismembered.

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  8. The past and future of I-45Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Chron

    The Gulf Freeway under construction, November 17, 1949. Original photographer's caption: "11/17/1949 - Gulf Freeway, Houston, 1949 I-45 GULF FREEWAY JUMPING GRIGGS ROAD.

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  9. Man overboard from Galveston ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Chron

    Ferry service between Galveston and Bolivar was shutdown Monday morning while authorities searched for a man who apparently jumped overboard hours earlier. The incident happened about 7:10 a.m. Monday as the John.

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  10. Reports: NY woman believed to be romantically involved with Robert DurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Chron

    Susan Berman, center, a writer and friend who acted as Durst's spokeswoman after his wife disappeared, is shot once in the back of her head at her Los Angeles home shortly before investigators wanted to interview her about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. Durst, who had been disguising himself as a mute woman at one point, is arrested in Galveston, Texas, on murder charges in the death of a 71-year-old neighbor who was dismembered.

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  11. Then & now: Balinese Room goes for sale in 1990Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Houston Chronicle

    June 18, 1957: A lawman uses an ax to smash pinball and slot machines seized from the Balinese Room in 1957 during a crackdown of gambling operations in the city. Undated: Frank Sinatra, appearing at Houston's Shamrock Hotel during Galveston's gambling heyday, dropped down to the Balinese Room on his night-off to socialize with, from left, Anthony Fertitta, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Sam Maceo.

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  12. Outdoors report: Apr. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Houston Chronicle

    Guide Randy Foreman reported nice trout over clam shell in 4 feet of water on Down South Lures. Reefs on the south end of the lake are holding fish in 5-14 feet of water.

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  13. Outdoors report: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Guide Randy Foreman reported trout to 5 pounds on Down South Lures. Redfish are good over shell, and good trout have been found at the jetty when the wind allows.

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  14. Hurricane watchers say 2015 could be another slow ... but it only takes oneRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Chron

    The worst-case scenario for a 100-year hurricane on the Texas coast is a Category 5 storm which make impact on the northern end of Galveston. The worst case scenario for a 100-year hurricane for much of the Gulf would be a Category 5 storm that pushed through the Florida panhandle on its way to a second landfall near New Orleans.

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  15. Real estate heir Durst indicted on Louisiana firearm chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Susan Berman, center, a writer and friend who acted as Durst's spokeswoman after his wife disappeared, is shot once in the back of her head at her Los Angeles home shortly before investigators wanted to interview her about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. Durst, who had been disguising himself as a mute woman at one point, is arrested in Galveston, Texas, on murder charges in the death of a 71-year-old neighbor who was dismembered.

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  16. Galveston area reels in excitementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Chron

    Choosing a Galveston getaway for the ultimate adventure starts with some of the most well-known properties on the island. The San Luis, Hilton Galveston Island Resort and The Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On the Beach.

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  17. Galveston woman dies after car knocked over seawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    A Galveston women died after a her parked SUV was struck by a car and knocked off the Galveston seawall onto the beach, police said Friday. Rosalinda Bruno , 54, was pronounced dead Thursday at the scene of the accident in the 4100 block of Seawall Boulevard, Galveston police said.

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  18. Galveston may be spared from unsightly seaweed this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chron

    Tourists are grumbling and cleanup crews are scrambling as the seaweed problem continues to grow on Galveston beaches. Officials called it a "never-ending" problem on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

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  19. University of Texas student government votes to remove Jefferson Davis statue from campusRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Orange, Texas The Sons of Confederate Veterans, who built this nearly-completed structure, call it the biggest Confederate memorial built in 100 years. When completed it will fly eight Confederate flags within view of Interstate 10 .

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  20. Four uninjured in Coast Guard rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Chron

    Four people were rescued Tuesday afternoon by the Coast Guard from their disabled boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 65 miles southeast of Freeport. According to a statement from the Coast Guard, around 8:30 a.m. they received an emergency alert from the 32-foot pleasure craft Special K III.

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