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

    Friday | 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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  2. Outdoors report: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 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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  3. Hurricane watchers say 2015 could be another slow ... but it only takes oneRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Galveston area reels in excitementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  6. Galveston woman dies after car knocked over seawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | 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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  7. Galveston may be spared from unsightly seaweed this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 7 things to know about a costly tax 'loophole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Chron

    The Texas City school district has been forced to pay back millions in tax dollars to oil companies, and one Galveston official wants the Legislature to intervene. Texas lawmakers are debating whether to close what some consider a loophole in state law that has allowed big companies to drain tens of millions of dollars from the coffers of local governments.

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  11. Confederate memorials go beyond license plates in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    This image provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate. The Supreme Court on March 23, 2015, will weigh a free-speech challenge to TexasA A ATM decision to refuse to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag.

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  12. Reports: Durst may be linked to student's disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Chron

    Robert Durst, a member of a wealthy New York real estate family was arrested in New Orleans on a murder warrant in his friend Susan Berman's 2000 death. See the critical moments in Durst's numerous legal cases.

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  13. Report: Sprawl damaging to health and the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston's Beltway 8 is really, really big, according to a series of viral maps featuring that other loop around Houston set on top of other cities to compare size. Houston's Beltway 8 is really, really big, according to a series of viral maps featuring that other loop around Houston set on top of other cities to compare size.

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  14. 'Robert Durst stood me up'Read 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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  15. Body of man who fell overboard from Carnival ship recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Chron

    The body of a man who went overboard as a Carnival Cruise ship sailed in the Gulf of Mexico was recovered Wednesday morning, according to the cruise line. Carnival said in a news release that the 54-year old man, who was traveling with his wife, went overboard Tuesday evening.

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  16. Carnival cruise passenger dies after falling overboard in Mexican watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    According to a release from Carnival Cruise Lines, a man went overboard Tuesday evening as the Carnival Triumph was sailing in the Gulf of Mexico. That ship had left Galveston this past weekend on a five-day cruise and was on its return voyage back to Texas.

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  17. Spring breakers crash plane in Galveston on 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    March 18, 1984: Terry Chapman, 22, has his way on Stewart Beach in Galveston as he builds a sand memorial to his alma mater, Ohio State. Chapman is an avionics engineering student down here on spring break.

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  18. Search warrant against Durst outlines accusation of murderRead 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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  19. Reports: HPD searching Robert Durst's condoRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Robert Durst, a member of a wealthy New York real estate family was arrested in New Orleans on a murder warrant in his friend Susan Berman's 2000 death. See the critical moments in Durst's numerous legal cases.

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  20. Organizer: Obama won't attend Galveston's 'Juneteenth' celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Morgan Elementary third-graders, with teachers Cristina Lizarralde and Ines Rodriguez, principal Rachelle Joseph and assistant principal Divya Nagpal, show with copies of letters written to President Barack Obama. GALVESTON - Letters from hundreds of Galveston school children failed to persuade President Barack Obama to accept an invitation to attend the island's sesquicentennial celebration of Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when Texas slaves were freed, an organizer said Monday.

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