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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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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

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GALVESTON, Texas -- Everybody from the experts to the tourists to the "born on the island" natives agrees: The smelly mounds of seaweed piled on Seaweed forecasters saw the smelly stuff coming GALVESTON, Texas -- Everybody from the experts to the tourists to the "born on the island" natives agrees: The smelly mounds of seaweed piled on Check out ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 40 miles off Galveston coastCoast Guard ...

A boat stranded some 40 miles off the coast of Galveston was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. All Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 40 miles off Galveston coast A boat stranded some 40 miles off the coast of Galveston was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. All Check out this story on KHOU.com: ... (more)

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Los Angeles Times

Iraq and its Kurds fight over oil tanker off the Texas coast

A peshmerga fighter keeps watch on the edge of Kirkuk in northern Iraq in early July.

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KBMT

Galveston County Man Sentenced for Beaumont Bank Robbery

A Galveston man has been sentenced to federal prison for a Beaumont bank robbery.

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EMS1

Ambulance strikes teen on bike

A Galveston EMS ambulance hit him around 10:30 p.m. Sunday while traveling westbound on Seawall Boulevard, KTRK reports.

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Acumen Design, Studio Red Build an Office 'Treehouse' in Houston

The Treehouse, an eco-friendly office building that brings the outdoors in, has debuted in Houston's Memorial City mixed-use development.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texan gets 35 years in infant daughter's death

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

Texan Gets 35 Years in Infant Daughter's Death

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.

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Breitbart.com

Iraqi Kurds Look to America for Support

The Kurdish Peshmerga forces-- a co-ed military considered the most organized military force in Iraq-- have been largely responsible for limiting the advance of the Islamic State in the nation.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Iraq Gets U.S. Court Order Seizing Kurdish Crude Oil Off Texas

The Iraqi Oil Ministry persuaded a U.S. judge to issue an order for the seizure of more than $100 million of oil in a tanker waiting off Galveston, Texas, that it claims was illegally pumped from wells in Kurdistan.

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Click2Houston

U.S. faces dilemma over Kurdish oil tanker off coast of Galveston

TERRY TAYLOR WERE THE PANICKED RESPONSE OF A SCARED 21-YEAR-OLD. THINGS ARE ALREADY STRANGE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND IRAQ.

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GlobalNews

'Doggie Door bandit' gets caught in the act by security cameras

Locking your doors at night is a good way to protect your property - assuming there's a lock for your doggie door, as well.

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US News & World Report

Health Risks Lurking at the Nail Salon

While a day at the salon might be relaxing, you could be putting your fingers, toes and more at risk.

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UPI

Almanac for Monday, July 28, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include Beatrix Potter, British author and illustrator of the Peter Rabbit stories, in 1866; French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887; comedian Joe E. Brown in 1891; singer/actor/band leader Rudy Vallee in 1901; Tupperware founder Earl Tupper in 1907; conductor Carmen Dragon in 1914; ... (more)

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Marine News

Europe Sleep Walking into an Energy Crisis: Analyst

The downing of flight MA17 has prompted calls for further sanctions on Russia targeted at its energy sector.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Click2Houston

10pSpencer-GalvestonSeawallFatalAx

July 27, 2014: A man has been charged in connection with a crash that killed one man and left that man's wife injured.

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Houston Chronicle

Police: Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter in Seawall death

An alleged drunken driver has been charged in a fatal Galveston Seawall crash Saturday afternoon that killed a 72-year-old Humble man and injured his wife.

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WHTC

Tanker carrying Iraqi Kurdish oil anchored off Tex...

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday before it can unload its cargo, an official said.

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The Family Badge

Seawall U-turn fatal to driver

The man was driving west in the 9500 block of Seawall Blvd. when the other vehicle, driving east, made the U-turn right into the side of his.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House Presents is There Life After Lubbock? Tonight

Whether you called Lubbock home , or spent your formative college years there , an uncommon connection appears to link so many creative and people and eccentrics in West Texas.

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