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  1. Rosharon man drowns off East Beach in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Chron

    Rudy Ramirez, 54, was standing in waist-deep water along with family members late in the afternoon, according to Peter Davis with beach patrol. The group reported last seeing him shortly after 5 p.m. At about 6 p.m., the family reported that Ramirez was missing.

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  2. Ex-Galveston judge arrested, charged with online harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Houston Chronicle

    A former state judge from Galveston County forced from office in 2013 was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of online harassment for allegedly placing fake online ads indicating two former girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire, according to authorities and court documents. Former County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy was arrested in Galveston and his bail set at $600,000, said Col.

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  3. AFFIDAVIT: Ex-Galveston judge accused of online harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Houston Chronicle

    Christopher Dupuy, a former judge in Galveston County forced from office in 2013, was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of online harassment for allegedly placing fake online ads indicating two former girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire, according to authorities and court documents. Former county Court-at-Law Judge Dupuy was arrested in Galveston and his bail was set at $600,000, said sheriff's spokesman Col.

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  4. It's Cool Nights at the zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Houston Chronicle

    Zuri, a 31 year-old silverback gorilla, roams the new Gorilla Habitat at the Houston Zoo on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Houston. A boy takes a spin on a self-powered cyclitron, or AfA space bike,AfA in Space Center HoustonAfA A s new summer exhibit, AfA Space: A Journey to Our Future,AfA May 23-Sept.

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  5. VA gets good marks for services, but criticized in other areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Chron

    Dozens turned out for a recent town hall meeting at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston's local VA, where staff listened to feedback from their patients and the veterans whose claims they process. Tuesday's town hall was the fifth held by VA officials since last year, as part of an effort to be more transparent and responsive to their patients' needs.

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  6. Flea-borne disease thought eradicated reemerging in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Chron

    A flea-borne tropical disease, originating with rats and opossums and thought to be under control decades ago, has reemerged in Galveston County, according to local infectious disease specialists. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston doctors are reporting they have identified the disease, murine typhus, in more than 20 patients in the last few years.

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  7. Pilot walks away from crash landing on Galveston IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Houston Chronicle

    DPS trooper Corey Bean looks into the cockpit of a single seater plane that crash landed in a pasture off in Galveston, Texas on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Galveston firefighters work at the scene where a single seater plane crash landed in a pasture in Galveston, Texas, Saturday, June 27, 2015.

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  8. Texas towns draw the spotlight over Confederate banners after Charleston massacre and flag debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Chron

    Amidst national debate over the place of the Confederate flag gin public life, Evadale ISD in East Texas is in the spotlight for its emblem. Screenshot from Evadale ISD website The Evadale ISD crest shows the Stars and Bars, the Confederate battle flag, beneath a grey battle cap and the words "Rebel Pride."

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  9. Learning to embrace who you are is key to transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Chron

    This file photo taken by Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair shows the cover of the magazine's July 2015 issue featuring Bruce Jenner debuting as a transgender woman named Caitlyn Jenner. Jenner made her public debut on the cover of Vanity Fair, but legal requirements await her before she can officially leave Bruce Jenner behind.

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  10. Local and state briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Chron

    A grizzly bear named Boomer, who was about 40 years old, was euthanized after a long period of declining health. Chronic arthritis, infections and a bout with lymphoma had weakened him in recent years.

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  11. Bacteria on Galveston beaches common after rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Houston Chronicle

    Located at the Texas Seaport Museum on Pier 21, The Elissa is still sea-worthy more than 135 years after its initial launch. Built in 1877, the three-masted sailing ship was named after i'ts builder's granddaughter.

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  12. UT Confederate statues vandalized as push for removal growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  13. Should UT remove statue honoring Confederate leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  14. Record Texas flooding could enlarge Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Chron

    The teaching vessel Trident was built for Texas A&M Galveston at GEO Shipyard in New Iberia, La., and was delivered in June 2015. The teaching vessel Trident was built for Texas A&M Galveston at GEO Shipyard in New Iberia, La., and was delivered in June 2015.

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  15. Rainfall begins to accumulate in southeastern Harris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Chron

    Eric Ling of Houston returns from surfing by the Quintana Beach County Park during the Tropical Storm Bill, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Houston. People stand on a rock groin in Galveston along Seawall Boulevard as Tropical Storm Bill approaches the Texas coast.

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  16. Water, water everywhere - but not a drop to drink at some Houston grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Chron

    A bottle of water sits on a nearly empty shelf at a grocery store as residents around Houston quickly snatch up bottled water and other supplies on Monday. Great Houston storm on the way to Katy, no water on the shelves at Walmart, mad house in here too.

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  17. Tropical Storm Bill forces state to move to 'escalated response' modeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Chron

    Water from the bay splashes over the bank onto Todville Road in Seabrook as Tropical Storm Bill approaches the Texas coast. Waves break over a broken no swimming sign in Galveston along Seawall boulevard as Tropical Storm Bill approaches the Texas coast.

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  18. Waterlogged Texas warily awaits Tropical Storm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Houston Chronicle

    "I'm concerned," Rich Banks says as he takes photos of the rising waves from a Galveston jetty on Monday. i During the depths of the 2011 drought, as hundreds of millions of trees died, lawns wilted and temperatures crested 100 degrees day after day, the city of Houston gazed longingly at the Gulf of Mexico.

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  19. Still recovering from May flooding, Houston braces for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Houston Chronicle

    Sharon Wisniewski sits with her trailer in tow on the Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry on Mondayi i after i picking it up from an R.V. park on Bolivar Peninsula i when she heard about i flooding risks from the incoming tropical weather. While South Texas prepared for yet one more onslaught of heavy rain and possible flooding, Scott Ezell looked at his empty living room and was glad he decided to wait a few more days to replace the hardwood flooring ruined by Houston's Memorial Day flood. 5 comments

  20. Tropical disturbance reaches the Gulf of Mexico, now moving toward TexasRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Houston Chronicle

    A tropical disturbance has reached the Gulf of Mexico and now will move toward Texas, setting the stage for a major rain event with likely flooding. This morning the system, dubbed Invest 91L , completed the process of moving its center across the Yucatan Peninsula.

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