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Galveston, Texas is located in Galveston County. Zip codes in Galveston, TX include 77554, 77555, and 77551. The median home price in Galveston is $217,000 which is roughly $119/per square foot. More Galveston information.

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Attorneys for a convicted killer say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution in Huntsville.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges.


Houston Chronicle

Texas City Dike, East Beach reopen

Chad Smith, with Garner Environmental Services, moves an oil absorbent skirt back into the surf ,Monday March 24, 2014, on East Beach in Galveston, Texas.



International research group recognizes UTMB experts

The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Earth Day Trash Fashion Show Set for April 26

Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for the City of Galveston, Texas. This certification course is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires training.


Dallas Morning News

Galveston doctors documented 3,000 injuries from April 1947 Texas City blast

This week 67 years ago, tons of ammonium nitrate blew up in Texas City; two Galveston doctors cataloged 3,000 casualties.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Martin Guitar counterfeiting ring leads to federal sentences

The fourth of four Texas men who admitted to selling counterfeit guitars, some of which were made to look like Upper Nazareth Township-made Martin Guitars, was ordered to make restitution today, according to a news release.


Insight News

Get the money out of politics

It seems impossible these days to get through an entire program without having at least two financial companies ask you if you are readying yourself for retirement.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Insurance

Injured claims adjuster found drunk on beach denied workers comp

A claims adjuster cannot receive workers compensation benefits for a head injury he mysteriously suffered while on a Texas beach because he was intoxicated at the time of his accident, a Washington state appeals court has ruled.


Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Podium finish for Griffin in Texas

KANGAROO Flat triathlete Leon Griffin crossed the line at the Ironman Texas 70.3 in third place at the weekend.



Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction

The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical new evidence that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem.



Kemah Boardwalk bustles with activity

The Kemah Boardwalk is a magnificent, 60-acre waterfront entertainment complex home to several themed restaurants, rides, a 424-slip marina and games on Galveston Bay.


JD Supra

Oil and Water - How the Galveston Oil Spill Proved The Two Don't Mix

The Galveston Bay oil spill occurred, coincidentally, on the 25th anniversary of Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska.


Mon Apr 07, 2014


Kansas National Guard member accused of sex with minor

A Kansas National Guard member is in a Texas jail on a federal charge for transporting a minor with the intent of sexual activity.


The New Zealand Herald

Ship collision exposes risks in busy oil channel

By the time the ships' pilots realised they were on a crash course, it was too late.


Sun Apr 06, 2014

Latest oil incident belies painful truth

Shortly before noon March 30, a storage tank on a platform in the northernmost lobe of Galveston Bay began overflowing because of an equipment malfunction.



Deeper and deeper: Effects of Galveston Bay oil spill linger as clean-up continues

A sign stands out in a view looking at the Intracoastal Waterway and barges, which are not visible in thick fog at 2 p.m. this day.


Metal Center News

3-2011 Red Metals Outlook

For the past five years, members of the copper and brass supply chain have been riding the red metals roller coaster, hanging on for dear life through the material's stomach-wrenching price swings.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Judge orders seizure of ship in oil spill

Crews work to clean oil from the shore area along Boddeker Rd. on the Eastern end of Galveston, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Galveston.


Was oil spill cause of dolphin deaths?

Scientists are trying to determine whether an oil spill two weeks ago contributed to a higher-than-normal number of dolphin deaths.



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