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Baytown, Texas is located in Harris County. Zip codes in Baytown, TX include 77521, 77523, and 77520. The median home price in Baytown is $142,000. More Baytown information.

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6 hrs ago | The Family Badge

Ex-Convict Jailed For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender [PHOTO]

Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports that on August 29, 2014, Joseph Ira Olson was arrest without incident for the offense of, Sex Offender's Duty to Register.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Baytown firefighters' random act of kindness goesa

For the firefighters and EMTs of Station 4 in Baytown it was another normal assignment: rushing to a 911 call to help save someone's life.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Construction Equipment

Worker Shortages Forcing Firms to Turn Down Work

Although construction employment rose in 223 metro areas between July 2013 and July 2014, some construction firms report turning down work due to a lack of skilled workers.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Authorities: Baytown man shot wife, then himself

Police in Southeast Texas say a husband and his wife are both in critical condition after he shot her before turning the gun on himself.

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KYTX-TV News

Husband shoots his wife and himself in Baytown

Shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, relatives were getting ready for a family gathering in the 1200 block of Olive St. The couple got in to an argument and the 58-year-old man shot his wife, 50, two or three times before turning the gun on himself.

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Business Journal

Industrial construction booms, more to come in Houston

Chevron Phillips Chemical broke ground on April 2 for its new ethane cracker facility at the Cedar Bayou facility in Baytown.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bay Area Observer

Beacon Federal Credit Union Brings Summer Fun to Boys & Girls Harbor

August 7, 2014 - Boys & Girls Harbor has been providing residential care for at-risk children in our community for over 67 years.

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Mass Transit

TX: Rail Divisions Loom Over Uptown Bus Project

Aug. 22--A project to add dedicated bus lanes along Post Oak Boulevard is generating a lot of discussion, not for what it is -- a street project with buses -- but for the rail line it isn't.

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McGraw-Hill Construction

July Construction Rises 6 Percent

August 21, 2014 - New construction starts in July climbed 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Family Badge

Police seek perp in Baytown robbery, kidnapping [PHOTOS]

The suspect took the victim's wallet which contained $600 in cash and two debit cards.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

GlobeSt.com

Amegy Bank Taps Transwestern to Manage Houston-area Properties

Amegy Bank N.A. has named Houston-based Transwestern as property manager for three Houston-area office buildings totaling 341,986 square feet.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marine News

Search Suspended for Man Overboard near Cedar Bayou

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for a man who went missing after his shrimp boat overturned Monday near Cedar Bayou on the Houston Ship Channel.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Click2Houston

3 rescued, 1 missing after fishing boat overturns in Cedar Bayou

Aug. 18, 2014: One person is still missing after a fishing vessel overturned near the Ship Channel.

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Houston Chronicle

1 still missing after shrimp boat capsizes near Baytown

Four of the five people who were aboard a shrimp boat that capsized near Baytown on Monday have been rescued - the latest just before 6 p.m. on Monday - but divers continued to search for a male who remains missing, authorities confirmed.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

College Station City Council Woman Wants To Ban E-Cigarettes In Public Places

Thomas Winters of Bryan was a smoker for 22 years before making the switch to e-cigarettes two weeks ago.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Firefighter injured battling Baytown fire

BAYTOWN, Texas -- The Baytown Fire Department brought in three tanker trucks to try and put out a big fire at a home overnight, but the property was Firefighter injured while battling Baytown house fire BAYTOWN, Texas -- The Baytown Fire Department brought in three tanker trucks to try and put out a big fire at a home overnight, but the property ... (more)

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Click2Houston

Baytown family loses home in fire

SUCH A SAD STORY. ALL RIGHT, COURTNEY, THANK YOU. ALSO NEW THIS MORNING, A FAMILY WHO LOST THEIR HOME IS TALKING TO US ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Ann Mcaulty celebrates 104th birthday

An East Texas woman was surrounded by family and friends on Saturday as she celebrated her 104th birthday.

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Daily Kos

Guns 'n Rapture

John Hagee is awesomely porky. Imagine a 5 foot by 5 foot by 5 foot cube with a 1x1x1 foot cube placed squarely in the middle of the top plane, the total configuration weighing in at the very least 800 pounds and you've got a reasonable image of John Hagee, born April 12, 1940, Goose Creek, Texas, to Vada Mildred Swick and the Reverend William ... (more)

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Young girl inspires others to give in Baytown

Young girl inspires others to give in Baytown A handwritten letter arrived at Baytown City Hall from a 7-year-old girl on a mission.

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