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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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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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The Washington Post

Tanker Carrying Oil From Kurdistan Arrives Off Florida Coast

A ship carrying crude from Iraq's Kurdistan region is off the coast of Florida, with the future of the oil aboard murky because of uncertainty over who has the right to sell it.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Durst gets court date on criminal mischief charge

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

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Fox News

Live like rich and famous

A century ago, like clockwork, wealthy families would flee to their summer homes after Memorial Day and hunker down until Labor Day to escape the city heat.

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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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