Galveston Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 10 Cool Beach Rentals in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Houston Press

    No, it's not Hawaii, but it could almost pass for it. Kahala Beach Front Delight is an elegant vacation rental for 19 in the oh-so-exclusive Sands of Kahala subdivision on Galveston Island.

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  2. 7 major US cities could be underwater by 2100 - here are the disturbing 'after' photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If the worst climate change predictions come true, hundreds of coastal US towns and cities - from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Galveston, Texas - could disappear under water by 2100. Research group Climate Central took the projections laid out in NOAA's report and created a plug-in for Google Earth that shows how catastrophic the damage would be if the flooding happened today.

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  3. Sea level rise, subsidence and hurricanes Oh myRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NorCalBlogs

    ... instances flooding could be debated. I didn't say I agreed that they were. In 1969, Glen Campbell wrote the song "Galveston," which trumpeted the Gulf Coast city as an idyllic seaside escape. While that may still be the case, one of the report's ...

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  4. Rising seas could force a mass exodus from US shores within decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Without sharp reductions in emissions, by 2100, parts of every coastal county in the continental United States will experience "chronic flooding that makes normal routines impossible" - including 24% of the city of Boston, 33% of Virginia Beach, and 54% of Miami. Some especially vulnerable places, like Miami Beach and Galveston, Texas, would be essentially uninhabitable.

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  5. Wayne Keith Jackson Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Daily Journal

    He was preceded in death by his son, Wayne Keith Jackson Jr.; and brothers, Gary Jackson, Dave Jackson and Jay Jackson. Wayne is survived by his daughters, Dorene Philpot, of Galveston, Texas, Diane Mary Archer of Avon and Dawn Cooper of Mooresville; sisters, Gale Jackson, Lana Stanley, Lori Jackson and Kristy Winner; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and his beloved companion, Sandy Meier.

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  6. Panel: North Korean ICBM Test Reduces Options for Washington, Beijing to Curb PyongyangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... and arrived in its new homeport of San Diego. Giffords sailed from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., to Galveston, Texas, for a June 10 commissioning ceremony, and then headed through the Panama Canal to get to California. During that ...

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  7. Galveston Fourth of July: 49,800 pounds of trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Chron

    Crews began this month to pump sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel onto the beach near 12th Street in Galveston.i i The project, which will cost more than $19 million, will change the face of the beach. Crews began this month to pump sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel onto the beach near 12th Street in Galveston.i i The project, which will cost more than $19 ... more 1900: Galvestonians enjoy the beach and surf at The Pagoda, described as 'a building extending out into the sea on a piling, with a long walk.'

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  8. USS Gabrielle Giffords completes maiden voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | UPI

    ... The Giffords completed its contstruction and sea trials out of Mobile earlier this year, and was commissioned in Galveston, Texas, in a cermony on Jun. 10. It then took the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean and docked in San Diego on July 5. During ...

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  9. Roy Orbison ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Continuing 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. July 7-8. Moody Gardens Convention Center, 7 Hope Boulevard, Galveston. For information, call 855-667-1221 or visit texasfamilymusicals.com . $15 to $50. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in ...

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  10. HGTV's Brother VS. Brother: Jonathan VS. Drew Winner RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... HGTV real estate and renovation competition series BROTHER VS. BROTHER: JONATHAN VS. DREW. Set in beautiful Galveston, Texas, the six episodes followed the Scott Brothers as they purchased outdated waterfront homes, transformed them into stunning ...

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  11. New Amtrak CEO has Texas ties, but can he save statea s Eagle route?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... which serves Fort Worth daily with trains running north to Chicago and south to San Antonio. Anderson was born in Galveston, where his father worked for the old Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (now part of Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway). He ...

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  12. Judge: Robert Durst's friends must testify at murder hearingRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... they want to question the Altmans about their friendship with Durst, including his state of mind when he fled to Galveston, Texas, in 2000 amid questions about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. In 2001, Durst was charged with killing a 71-year-old ...

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  13. USS Gabrielle Giffords arrives at Naval Base San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KFMB-am

    ... appearance in her Tucson district in 2011. The 421-foot ship was built in Alabama and commissioned last month in Galveston Texas. Giffords helped christen the ship in 2015. The 475-million-dollar ship is the ninth in a series of high-speed vessels ...

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  14. USS Gabrielle Giffords to Arrive in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | NBC San Diego

    USS Gabrielle Giffords is set to arrive Wednesday at Naval Base San Diego, completing her first voyage to her homeport. The ship, named after former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, was commissioned in Galveston, Texas on June 10. The crew has been training and also performing equipment and system checks, as it traveled through the Panama Canal and visited Manzanillo, Mexico.

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  15. Why Galveston, Texas, Is a Great Place to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Kiplinger Online

    What $300,000 will buy: historic East End home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 10-foot ceilings and a large front porch Wander around Galveston's historic neighborhoods and you'll notice two things: There aren't many large trees. There are, however, dozens of tree sculptures, depicting, among other things, dolphins, dogs, pelicans and the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz.

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  16. 10 Great Places to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Kiplinger Online

    ... historic East End home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 10-foot ceilings and a large front porch When Hurricane Ike hit Galveston in 2008, it caused more than $27 billion in damage. Since then, the city has bounced back in a big way. Insurance payouts ...

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  17. Texas City commissioner charged in Galveston wreck that killed 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A city commissioner from Texas City is charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter after authorities say her pickup truck veered to the shoulder of a highway and struck and killed two men. Galveston police say 54-year-old Dee Ann Haney was detained on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, then was arrested and charged after undergoing alcohol testing.

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  18. Houston architects display their skills at sandcastle competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | CultureMap

    ... 31st Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition could not have been more pleased with the weather conditions last month in Galveston. The sun shone overhead. The temperatures stayed in the 80s. And a cool breeze blew off the Gulf of Mexico. "It could not ...

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  19. Traffic 25 mins ago 1:36 p.m.Texas City commissioner charged in crash that killed father, sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KCEN

    A Texas City Commissioner has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in an auto-pedestrian accident that left a father and son dead overnight. GALVESTON, Texas A Texas City Commissioner has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in an auto-pedestrian accident that left a father and son dead overnight.

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  20. The Curt Miller Magic & Comedy ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... they magically disappear! 1 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Also 1 and 7:30 p.m. July 1-4, July 6-7. 7 Hope Boulevard, Galveston. For information, call 832-767-2692 or visit magiccomedyshow.com . $16 to $23. Magic! Comedy! "Vegas-Style" Grand Illusions! ...

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