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  1. Galveston spring festivals help visitors get in some island timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chron

    Specifically for families and kids of all ages, the The Grand 1894 Opera House annual Grand Kids Festival will be filled with music, food, fun and performances. When the last of the cold fronts have made their ways back north and the trees begin to bud and blossom, that's the signal that spring is in the air and festival fun is on the menu any time you visit Galveston Island, whether it's for a weekend, a week or a season.

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  2. Ocean a Slurpee off the coast of MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Houston Chronicle

    Pretty much everyone knows about the brutal winter the northeastern United States has endured. Boston, for example, has an average temperature this month of 18.8 degrees.

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  3. Police: Motorcyle pack corralled in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Chron

    Authorities said Monday that a large group of motorcyclists was corralled Sunday afternoon as they crossed the Interstate 45 causeway into Galveston, with some 30 operators arrested or ticketed for reckless driving. Police said the motorcyclists were doing such things as wheelies, traveling at speeds up to 120 mph and darting around traffic without signaling.

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  4. Despite lost family ties, admitted killer Durst reportedly worth about $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Houston Chronicle

    Director and producer Andrew Jarecki came to the documentary after working on an earlier film, Morris Black is the former Galveston roommate of Robert Durst. His body was found in pieces in Galveston Bay.

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  5. 2 dead when PT Cuiser crashes, bursts into flames near SeawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Chron

    Two Crosby residents were killed after their car slammed into a concrete pole along Seawall Boulevard early Sunday morning and burst into flames, police said. Witnesses called police within moments of the 3 a.m. accident and saw people removing the passenger, 20-year-old Sara Santana , from the badly damaged 2006 PT Cruiser.

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  6. Past, present intertwine in snipe huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Houston Chronicle

    Snipe, which winter in shallow wetlands along Texas' coast, are valued by the few wingshooters who pursue them as challenging quarry and outstanding table fare. Three snipe erupted from the wet prairie like loosed bottle rockets shed of their stabilizing sticks, twisting and turning, changing speed, direction and altitude with, it seemed, each beat of their blurred wings.

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  7. Save Our Sharks: Texas Parks and Wildlife's YouTube video tells a shark taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Houston Chronicle

    Texas Parks and Wildlife has launched a new effort to protect sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Their efforts were documented in a video posted on YouTube entitled "Save our Sharks."

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  8. Galveston County horses test positive for herpesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Houston Chronicle

    Cattle, sheep, and goats are the primary hosts of the bacteria that cause this worldwide diseases. They can pass this on to humans via milk, urine and feces.

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  9. Departed businesses in Houston we miss the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Houston Chronicle

    March 15, 1984: The opening of Hanna Barbera Land, a new park on I-45 at Holzwarth. It was also closed within two years and SplashTown took its place.

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  10. Why everyone laughs at Seawall parking enforcementRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Houston Chronicle

    Located at the Texas Seaport Museum on Pier 21, The Elissa is still sea-worthy more than 135 years after its initial launch. Built in 1877, the three-masted sailing ship was named after i'ts builder's granddaughter.

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  11. Parents, educators pledge to support La Marque ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Chron

    Superintendent Terri Watkins pledged Sunday to appeal for the survival and resurgence of La Marque ISD, a troubled school district slated to be closed by the Texas Education Agency . Watkins paused from the slide show on improvements she was presenting on the stage of La Marque High School 's auditorium, and moved the microphone away from her face.

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  12. Hit the road for a day-tripping adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Houston Chronicle

    Jacqueline Rice of Houston throws beads as hundreds of pets and their owners paraded down the Seawall last year during the Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade, one of many parades during Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities Susie Kelley reaches out for beads during The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius 29th Annual Mardi Gras Parade as it travels along Seawall Boulevard in Galveston last year. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle dressed the part for the 2014 Homestead Heritage Day at Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center.

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  13. Fugitives rescued from sail boat in Galveston Bay arrested in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Houston Chronicle

    Karlien Winberg and her husband, Donald, are accused of defrauding farmers by promising to deliver hay that did not exist. A mysterious couple who quickly disappeared after they and their seven children were rescued from a foundering sailboat in Galveston Bay last October have been arrested in the Bahamas.

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  14. First witness testifies in 'burned boy' trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Houston Chronicle

    Don Collins, from left, whom authorities are belatedly trying to bring to trial for the murder of Robbie Middleton, is led to court by his attorney, E. Tay Bond, at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Donald Wilburn Collins, who is accused of assaulting Robbie Middleton and setting him on fire, sits in the 359th State District Court during his hearing in Conroe on Monday.

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  15. Body of extremely rare 'megamouth' shark washes up on Philippines beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Chron

    A Bellaire teenager is wearing the mark of what is believed to be a weekend encounter with a shark. Mikaela Amezaga, 14, acquired the half-moon, mirror-image skin breaks that resemble an open-mouth shark bite on her back around 6:30 p.m. Saturday while swimming near the Isla Del Sol community on the west end of Galveston Island.

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  16. Coast Guard rescues ill baby aboard ship in the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Chron

    A baby girl who fell ill was rescued from the Carnival Triumph 230 miles southeast of Galveston on Sunday evening. About 7:15 p.m. Sunday, the Carnival Triumph notified the Coast Guard Houston sector about a baby who was having seizures and trouble breathing.

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  17. Galveston wants to eliminate beach squattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Galveston County officials are seeking a change in state law to help them root out squatters living on beaches on Bolivar Peninsula. County commissioners will push the state Legislature this session for a change in the Texas Natural Resources Code to allow counties bordering the Gulf of Mexico to ban full-time living on unincorporated beaches, most of which are found on Bolivar Peninsula.

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  18. 4 arrested in Galveston shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Four suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in a gun battle during a drug-related robbery earlier this year in Galveston. Roshawn Crookshank, 17, Dwayne Edgar, 20, Christopher Short, 30, and 19-year-old Jermaine Crookshank are charged with murder in the slaying of 24-year-old Ethan Sigalas Jan. 13 in the 7000 block of South Park Drive, according to the Galveston County Police Department.

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  19. Great white shark attacks Gulf fishing boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Chron

    Mikaela Amezaga, 14, displays a bite marks she believes were caused by a shark while she was swimming in Galveston, Saturday, June 7th. Beach goers were forced out of the water as 100 sharks swarmed the beaches around the Florida-Alabama state line in early June.

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  20. Teen arrested in Galveston slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Chron

    A 17-year-old charged with murder in a slaying last week was being held Thursday in the Galveston County jail on $150,000 bail. Roshawn Jermaine Crooksahnk of Galveston was arrested Wednesday and charged in the shooting of Ethan Sigalas , who was struck multiple times Jan. 13 on South Park Drive near the intersection with Stewart Road in Galveston.

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