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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 $225,000. More Galveston information.

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1 hr ago | The Family Badge

Chief's Corner - Chief Randall Aragon

Besides Chief of Police my other "heavy-duty" role includes being the city's Emergency Management Coordinator.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

China Daily

Chinese firms eye huge methanol plant for Texas

Chinese firms are looking into building a $4.5 billion methanol production and deep-port export facility in Shoal Point, Texas City, Texas.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Wealthy eccentric accused of urinating on drug store candy turns self in

Robert Durst, the wealthy New York City real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, has turned himself in after being charged with criminal mischief .

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EurekAlert!

UTMB researchers discover that brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity in humans

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Family Badge

Tables turned on sex case winning lawman

In 2011, Duran was a deputy clerk for precinct 7 justice of the peace Mark Foster.

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KFVS12

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

25, 2003 file photo, Robert Durst smiles for the camera at the end of the day's testimony in his murder trial in Galveston, Texas.

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Chron

Reports: Durst accused of urinating on candy

This fourplex in Galveston is where Durst lived when he allegedly dismembered Morris Black, whose remains began turning up Sept.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Click2Houston

Real estate heir accused of urinating on candy

TIME ACCUSED KILLER ROBERT DURST HAS BEEN ARRESTED GOOD AGAIN. GOOD EVENING, I'M DOMINIQUE SACHSE.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bay Area Observer

Hurricane Storm Surge Debate

Hurricane season is upon us, and with that, the topic of how to best protect our region from the physical and fiscal dangers of a storm surge once again takes center stage as a concern for area citizens.

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The Family Badge

Important Water Safety Information from Galveston Fire Department

Participants will complete a two year certification and learn how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults, including the use of automated external defibrillators .

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Chron

Students take on heavy task: weighing epic Galveston seaweed

Some of Galveston's beaches may be piled high with seaweed, but that hasn't kept some hardy souls from clomping through the gunk to reach the wide open Gulf.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

17th century shipwreck on the move in Texas

A fore foot sits in the foreground as Texas A&M University researchers prepare the remains of the 300-year old ship La Belle for transport Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Bryan, Texas.

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The Family Badge

Galveston Mayor's Personal Aide Sentenced

The case originated with a citizen's complaint brought to the Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office by Mary Castano's former employer.

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FireHouse.com

Station Design: The Coolest Fire Stations on Earth

Ted Galante, who spoke at the Station Design Confernce during Firehouse Expo, shared some of the best designed stations around the world.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Former Galveston mayor's ex-aide gets probation

A personal aide to a now-former Southeast Texas mayor has been sentenced to 10 years of probation for embezzling more than $360,000 from the city leader.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Former Galveston mayor's ex-aide gets probation

Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas talks about the problems in her island city during a Texas legislative hearing in League City.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chron

Lurid Texas headlines haven't hurt Durst's NYC real estate deals

Robert Durst is shown in a photograph provided by the Galveston, Texas, police department Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Free Press

Willard Hiles

Galveston,TX-Willard Hiles, 81, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at UTMB Hospital.

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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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Trenchless Technology

Using Submersible Dewatering Pumps to Reconstruct Galveston, Texas

The sea level along the Gulf Coast is rising faster than most places on the globe.

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