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

    Tuesday | 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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  2. 7 things to know about a costly tax 'loophole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  3. Confederate memorials go beyond license plates in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Report: Sprawl damaging to health and the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  6. '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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  7. Body of man who fell overboard from Carnival ship recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  8. Carnival cruise passenger dies after falling overboard in Mexican watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  9. Spring breakers crash plane in Galveston on 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Organizer: Obama won't attend Galveston's 'Juneteenth' celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  13. Robert Durst waives extradition, will face murder charge in Los AngelesRead 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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  14. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors names VP of sales for Pearland officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Chron

    With an extensive career in real estate, Linda Sheinall has rejoined the Coldwell Banker United , Realtors management family this month by accepting the position of vice president of sales for the Pearland office and its group of sales associates. Sheinall, a native of Galveston who resides in League City, is a TREC-licensed Core and MCE instructor, past HAR and TAR director, and recent graduate of the Texas Real Estate Leadership Program.

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  15. Galveston to keep the spring break party in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Houston Chronicle

    Joseph Orozco, 8, of Dallas, is burried in the sand by his father Joe Orozco, also of Dallas, as he enjoys the beach for Spring Break. Gracee Stifflemire, 7, and her friend Harlee Taylor, 7, both of Caldwell, Texas, do cartwheels and various gymnastics moves as they play on the sand with Harlee's family Tuesday, March 13, 2012, on the beach by Seawall Boulevard in Galveston.

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  16. Ship Channel still closed after collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Houston Chronicle

    A five-mile stretch of the Houston Ship Channel remained closed Wednesday because of a ruptured tanker that spilled an unknown amount of a gasoline additive into the typically busy waterway. The U.S. Coast Guard said there is no timetable for moving the 600-foot Carla Maersk, which collided with another vessel near Morgan's Point in thick fog Monday.

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  17. Huge Great White shark pulled from the Gulf of Mexico by fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Houston Chronicle

    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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Police: Motorcyle pack corralled in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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