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Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press
Attorneys for a convicted killer say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution in Huntsville.
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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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.