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  1. Galveston police investigate death of two people found in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chron

    According to media reports, the deaths of the adult man and woman were reported about 11 a.m. Monday inside a home along the 7600 block of Beluche Drive. According to KHOU, Galveston police identified the people inside the home as Byron Everts, 90, and Dulce Everts, 40. Police said they were not looking for suspects in the case.

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  2. 2 boaters rescued by Coast Guard in Ship ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Chron

    Two people were rescued from a burning ship Two boaters were rescued from their burning craft by a U.S. Coast Guard crew shortly before the vessel was fully engulfed in flames midday Saturday. Coast Guard crew members were in the Houston Ship Channel at 12:45 p.m. when they spotted smoke and responded to find a 44-foot sport fishing boat ablaze about 5 miles due east of Kemah, Petty Officer Andy Kendrick said.

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  3. Witness: 'It was her or me,' Durst said about slain friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. Before a judge even decides if there's enough evidence to try Durst on an old murder charge, prosecutors plan to start taking testimony.

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  4. Friend says real estate heir admitted killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. Before a judge even decides if there's enough evidence to try Durst on an old murder charge, prosecutors plan to start taking testimony.

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  5. Galveston gets $600k to up its fight against ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Chron

    Health officials in Galveston County were awarded a $613,000 federal grant to use to fight the spread of the Zika virus. In 2016, the county reported at least nine cases of the nearly 100 virus cases to hit the Houston region.

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  6. Helicopter crashes in West Galveston BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Houston Chronicle

    GALVESTON A passenger died and the pilot and another passenger were rescued after a helicopter crashed into West Galveston Bay, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Tuesday. The names of the pilot and passengers were not immediately available.

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  7. Helicopter crashes off Galveston, 2 recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Chron

    A helicopter crashed in the waters off Galveston Monday night with three people aboard. U.S. Coast Guard officials said confirmed two of them have been recovered.

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  8. 200,000 Visit New Foley's Opening DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Chron

    Houston Chronicle front page - October 21, 1947 - section 1, page 1. 200,000 Visit New Foley's Opening Day.A Houston Chronicle front page - October 21, 1947 - section 1, page 1. 200,000 Visit New Foley's Opening Day.A Houston Chronicle front page - October 20, 1947 - section 1, page 1. Foley's Opening Called Historic Day for City.A FOLEY'S TELLS OUT-OF-TOWN TRADE PLANS. Houston Chronicle front page - October 20, 1947 - section 1, page 1. Foley's Opening Called Historic Day for City.A FOLEY'S TELLS OUT-OF-TOWN TRADE PLANS.

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  9. Watch: Ship sinks in seconds off Galveston coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Houston Chronicle

    GALVESTON A cargo vessel sunk 67 miles off the coast of Galveston last week will create an artificial reef that is expected to become an oasis of life on a barren Gulf sea-floor. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Artificial Reef program sank the 371-foot cargo vessel Kraken on Jan. 20. The vessel was sunk 140 feet below the surface so that over time it will attract fish, coral and other sea life and become a recreation area for divers and fishermen, the department said.

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  10. 371-foot ship new Gulf of Mexico artificial reef off TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Jan. 20, 2017 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, a former cargo vessel named Kraken sinks more than 60 miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas, to become an artificial reef. The ship is expected to become a home to fish, coral and other invertebrates plus being a destination for divers.

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  11. $40 million Galveston Sea Scout base to open to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Chron

    GALVESTON A $40 million state-of-the art sailing center complex on Offatts Bayou once reserved for use by Sea Scouts will be opened to the public and renamed Sea Star Base Galveston, a Sea Star Base spokeswoman said Wednesday. The decision to open the sailing center at 7509 Broadway near the Galveston Causeway to the general public was made because so many of its programs already involved participants outside the Sea Scout organization, spokeswoman Mary Jo Naschke said.

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  12. NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years after fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Houston Chronicle

    In this undated photo made available by NASA, from left, veteran astronaut Virgil Grissom, first American spacewalker Ed White and rookie Roger Chaffee, stand for a photograph in Cape Kennedy, Fla. During a launch pad test on Jan. 27, 1967, a flash fire erupted inside their capsule killing the three Apollo crew members.

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  13. The New York Times highlights Galveston's best spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    The New York times is finally realizing what most Houston-area residents already know: Galveston is a pretty great place to spend the weekend. In its "36 hours" column, the outlet highlights some of the island's best places to eat, play and learn on the island from a typical Friday to Sunday.

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  14. Why the Texas capital never should have left HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Chron

    Yes, we know it would never happen and Houston doesn't need the extra traffic, but its fun to remember how awesome our city is. Yes, we know it would never happen and Houston doesn't need the extra traffic, but its fun to remember how awesome our city is.

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  15. Cold snap causes 200 'stunned' turtles to wash up on Texas coastlineRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Chron

    Vitals The top shell of a turtle is called the carapace and the bottom is called the plastron. A sea turtle cannot retract its head and legs.

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  16. Prosecutor: Durst poses threat to witnesses in murder caseRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Nov. 7, 2016, file pool photo, real estate heir and documentary star Robert Durst sits during his arraignment at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors say Durst is a danger to witnesses in his murder case.

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  17. 4000 On Hand For Second Day's RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Chron

    Houston Chronicle inside page. December 1, 1933 - section 1, page 15. Epsom Downs stories: ** WOMEN AT RACES USED ON SYSTEM OF PICKING "CUTE" JOCKEYS TO WIN.

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  18. Life in 1917 was different from today but perhaps not by muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Chron

    U.S. servicemen, one holding an infant, lean from train windows to say goodbye to loved ones as they get ready to leave for Europe to fight in World War I. Many would not return, and those who did would find a much different nation on the brink of becoming a world power. U.S. servicemen, one holding an infant, lean from train windows to say goodbye to loved ones as they get ready to leave for Europe to fight in World War I. Many would not return, and those who did Soldiers marching from Camp Logan to a tabernacle on Vida Street, now Waugh Drive.

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  19. Victory Prep's Jarred Vanderbilt commits to KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston's Jarred Vanderbilt dribbles against St. Louis at the MI3 Center on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Houston, TX. St Louis won 92 to 84. Houston's Jarred Vanderbilt dribbles against St. Louis at the MI3 Center on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Houston, TX.

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  20. DA: Durst a danger to witnesses despite being frail, in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Real estate heir Robert Durst, center, is brought into a courtroom in the wheelchair for a hearing Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, in Los Angeles. At left is his attorney David Chesnoff.

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