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  1. Houston offers brainiac events throughout the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Houston Chronicle

    Marine biology tours Saturdays, Sept. 12, Oct. 10 and Oct. 24 Learn more about these friendly creatures at Galveston Historical Foundation's Marine Biology Harbor Tour.

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  2. Wake-Up Weather: Heavy rain possible later todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Houston Chronicle

    An upper level low pressure system over south Texas and the Gulf of Mexico could bring heavy rainfall into the Houston region today. This system has generated a large area of showers south of the Houston metro area, which is slowly moving north.

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  3. Coast Guard rescues man suffering smoke inhalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Chron

    A 46-year-old man who reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation Thursday near San Leon was flown to a nearby facility and later transferred to UTMB in Galveston for treatment, the Coast Guard reported. The Coast Guard received a distress call from the towing vessel Kennedy Grace, which was towing the Miss Gen, which had caught fire.

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  4. Outdoors report: Aug. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Guide Kirk Stansel of HR &G reported limits of trout on live bait worked over reefs. Topwaters have worked early while drifting reefs.

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  5. Photos: Hurricane Alicia slammed into Houston 32 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Houston Chronicle

    Hurricane Alicia wreckage on Galveston Island's west end, Aug. 19, 1983. From the August 18, 1983, Houston Chronicle: Teichman Road at 93rd Street on the low-lying north side of Galveston Island is flooded by high tides as Hurricane Alicia heads toward the upper Texas coast.

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  6. Be merry at Galveston's 42nd Dickens on The StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Chron

    Dickens on The Strand was initiated in December 1974, a time to travel back to the settings familiar to writer Charles Dickens as depicted in his internationally famous book, "A Christmas Carol." Dwayne Jones , executive director of the Galveston Historical Foundation , said the foundation partnered with a group of Galvestonians, aware of the significance of the endangered historic buildings along The Strand, and organized a potluck supper.

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  7. UT to remove Jefferson Davis statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Chron

    Orange, Texas The Sons of Confederate Veterans, who built this nearly-completed structure, call it the biggest Confederate memorial built in 100 years. When completed it will fly eight Confederate flags within view of Interstate 10 .

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  8. High school football preview: District 23-5ARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Houston Chronicle

    Fort Bend Marshall is always dangerous, Texas City and Galveston Ball are improving, but Ridge Point and Elkins will likely be the contenders for 23-5A supremacy. The district took a big hit in loss of talent among last year's seniors, but this is Fort Bend territory where there is always an abundance of quality football players.

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  9. What grows in a community garden? Community.Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Chron

    Aerial view of Westbury Community Garden. The city of Houston secured funds for the seven-acre site, previously owned by the Houston Housing Authority.

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  10. Moody Gardens facing partial closure for $27 million upgradeRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    View of the three illuminated pyramids during the Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas during the Christmas Season photographed at dusk from atop the Moody Gardens Hotel. The Festival of Lights includes a mile-long trail of more than a million lights.

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  11. These beach homes for sale in Galveston are budget-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Beach town homes just blocks from the shore aren't only for the top 1 percent. Galveston has a number of on-the-market bungalows in budget-friendly prices that are minutes from the Galveston Seawall.

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  12. Coastal beach homes for sale in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    From South Padre Island to Galveston Bay, take a tour of these on-the-market homes on the Gulf Coast: 1718 Todville : This custom home on the bay doubles as an event venue, with its first floor party space that boasts concrete floors with colorful murals, hanging lounge furniture and glass garage doors that lead to the pool area. Every floor offers panoramic views of the bay, including a top-floor balcony.

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  13. Thumbs up and downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    And we don't mean the unsynchronized traffic lights. The red - more accurately, crimson - is what the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta sorority will be wearing.

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  14. Houston-area homes show off amazing rooftop decksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    The new addition designed by Palmer Schooley, in metal, created an airy L-shaped house that is oriented around the central courtyard and pool. Private home in the Heights : The roof deck on above the master suite in Palmer and Merry Schooley's Heights house, with the original bungalow seen in the background.

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  15. Family friendly: Underwater adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Get ready to dive into the the world of Bikini Bottom when the Af SpongeBob SubPants AdventureAf opens at Moody Gardens. The theater experience features a 30-foot observation window into SpongeBobAf A s underwater world.

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  16. Hemingway family has strong words for Galveston barRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Hemingway's in Galveston is forced to change their name after Hemingway, Ltd. said the bar must pay a licensing fee in order to use the moniker. While the bar undergoes a rewrite, take a look at Houston's literary-themed bars and restaurants.

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  17. See the historic Galveston homes that are on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    This 1857 Greek Revival house is just down the street from the famous Bishop's Palace. The kitchen and baths have been updated, but this house still has cypress floors, a double parlor and original plaster medallions on the ceilings.

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  18. 1 dead in apparent racing crash on Galveston SeawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    One person was killed along Galveston's Seawall early Sunday evening after a pickup that was reportedly racing two other vehicles drove head-on into an SUV, officials say. Carlos Mendez, 18, has been charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault in the traffic incident.

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  19. Texans traveled to Oklahoma to wave Confederate flag at presidentRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    A new telephone poll of 1,017 Americans shows that opinions on the Confederate flag haven't changed much in 15 years. The poll, conducted from June 26-28, showed that 57 percent of Americans see the flag as a symbol of Southern pride while 33 percent see the emblem as racist.

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  20. Wake-Up Weather: High pressure reignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston had its warmest day of the year on Monday, at 96 degrees, and we could go warmer still this week. In the image below you can see a ridge of high pressure centered over Texas this afternoon.

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