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  1. Battle Lines Are Fading on Armand Bayou PreservationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chron

    ... in a hold up on Southwest Freeway in January, 1970. Most of the land through which the bayou flows is owned by Friendswood Development Co. , a subsidiary of Humble Oil Refining Co. Rumors of plans to canalize the bayou as a step forward developing ...

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  2. Clear Springs guard headlines 24-6A girls basketball all-district honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... Clear Falls on the second team. Clear Creek senior guard Hannah Froeschl was named to the second team, as was Friendswood's lone representative in the all-district picks, senior guard Megan Stokes. James LaCombe is the sports editor of the Galveston ...

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  3. Girls' basketball: Clear Springs dominates 24-6A teamRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... ner of Clear Lake; Shakiaya Strong and Nakayla Bell of Clear Brook; Andreea Mancha of Alvin; and Megan Stokes of Friendswood.

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  4. Committee Considers Bills Targeting Teacher Sexual MisconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Orange Leader

    ... was developed to create a direct pathway from high school to college to the workplace," said Committee Chair and Friendswood Senator Larry Taylor. "P-TECH students receive focused education on skills that will prepare them for high demand jobs." His ...

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  5. Senate committee considers bills targeting teacher sexual misconductRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Fort Bend Star

    ... was developed to create a direct pathway from high school to college to the workplace," said Committee Chair and Friendswood Sen. Larry Taylor. "P-TECH students receive focused education on skills that will prepare them for high demand jobs." His ...

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  6. Friendswood eighth grade championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Houston Chronicle

    The Friendswood eighth grade boysA A' basketball team recently won the district championship at Bayside Intermediate. The Mustangs beat Seabrook and Creekside in the first and second rounds of the tournament before topping Victory Lakes in the final.

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  7. Lighthouse Charity Team Publishes "Cooking for a Cause - How a...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | PRWeb

    Lighthouse Charity Team Publishes "Cooking for a Cause - How a Small Group of Loyal Texas Volunteers Raised Over $20,000,000 for Charity" Lighthouse Charity Team founders Dick and Horacene Daugird and Scott Gordon along with internationally published author Lorraine Grubbs , announce the publication of a new book, "Cooking for a Cause - How a Small Group of Loyal Texas Volunteers Raised Over $20,000,000 for Charity." This innovative book reveals the secrets of how one charity, based in the communities of Galveston and Friendswood, Texas, develops and inspires loyal volunteers that understand and personify the role of servant leaders.

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  8. Boys' basketball playoffs: Dawson too much for FriendswoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Houston Chronicle

    MANVEL It was a pick-your-poison option for the Friendswood boys' basketball team Tuesday night, and as Mustang head coach Jeff Keener found out, those generally don't work in one's favor. Friendswood weathered an impending storm for the opening quarter, but when Dawson found its niche, it paved the way for a 49-35 Class 6A bi-district basketball victory for the Eagles.

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  9. Work underway on Texas City amusement parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... amusement parks and the miniature train at the Houston Zoo. Amusement parks are in my blood,a he says. Some know Friendswood resident Dr. Harvey Slusky as a neighbor. Others, as a cardiologist. But a project underway in Galveston County may make him ...

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  10. Work underway on Friendswood doctor's amusement parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Houston Chronicle

    ... and family rides, roller coasters and themed areas, such as one themed to Jean Lafitte and pirates. Some know Friendswood resident Dr. Harvey Slusky as a neighbor. Others, as a cardiologist. But a project underway in Galveston County may make him ...

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  11. Memorial's Martavian Barnes jumps 22-6 at Bulldog RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... 6A triple jump at the UIL state track and field championships. A senior with a third-place finish last week in Friendswood, Celestine figured to be Granger's top jumper at Nederland against junior teammates Martavian Barnes and Xavier ...

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  12. Retired Friendswood postmaster shares storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Texarkana Gazette

    Glen McDonald, 83, knows exactly why Baybrook Mall wound up in a Friendswood ZIP code although it's not in the city of Friendswood. The Galveston County Daily News reports McDonald was the Friendswood postmaster from 1963 to 1980, and he was there when the U.S. Postal Service instituted ZIP codes.

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  13. Baseball: Friendswood to rely on wealth of armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Friendswood returns all-district second baseman Justin Waller as part of a seasoned team which hopes to reach the playoffs this spring. Friendswood returns all-district second baseman Justin Waller as part of a seasoned team which hopes to reach the playoffs this spring.

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  14. Baseball: Clear Springs has plenty of optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a lot of people. I can't think of one time last year where it was an easy game against Dickinson. And then Friendswood has two of the best lefties around." "That's easy can we hit the ball?," Floyd said. "We didn't swing it well last year until the ...

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  15. Softball: Friendswood splits six games in College StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Houston Chronicle

    The Friendswood softball team continued its impressive play this weekend in the Bryan-College Station tournament, winning three games while dropping three one-run affairs. The Lady Mustangs defeated Cedar Ridge Tomball and Midland while falling to Humble Kingwood , San Antonio Holmes and Cy Ranch .

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  16. Philanthropists and foodies celebrate Valentine's Day withRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Gaston LeNotre Scholarship Fund at the River Oaks Country Club on Feb. 14, ... more Andrea and Bruce Bryant, of Friendswood, check out silent auction items at the Champagne & Chocolat Scholarship Gala benefitting the Gaston LeNotre Scholarship Fund ...

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  17. Boys' basketball: Friendswood, Clear Springs to meet in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Houston Chronicle

    Friendswood earned a district playoff meeting with Clear Springs for the fourth seed from District 24-6A as the Mustangs won an overtime game with Alvin Tuesday night while the Chargers fell to Clear Lake. The teams will meet at 7 p.m., Friday in Dickinson.

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  18. Friendswood police charge man who threw crackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Houston Chronicle

    ... to slow down and throwing crackers at his vehicle. The victim stopped the car, near the intersection of S. Friendswood Drive and Winding Way, and Data then allegedly dumped the entire box of crackers into the vehicle, dropping his cell phone in as ...

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  19. Analysis: Texas makes do with broken but legal school finance systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... way without the court's help. The Senate Finance Committee has dispatched a team led by Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, to try to rewrite the whole thing during the current legislative session. Will it work? That's a decent acid test to find out ...

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  20. UT students support public schools with hashtagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Daily Texan

    ... financed by taxpayers. While Texas currently does not have any educational choice programs, Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, authored a bill this session that establishes assistance and scholarship programs for families of students to pay for an ...

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