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  1. Police: Triple homicide and suicide possible in deaths of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Star Tribune

    Four family members were shot to death early Monday at a Southeast Texas beachfront hotel in what police are investigating as a possible triple killing followed by a suicide in which the mother was the shooter. Galveston police Capt.

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  2. The Latest: 4th person shot at Texas beachfront hotel diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Star Tribune

    The Latest on a suspected murder-suicide at an upscale beachfront hotel in Galveston, Texas: : Police say a fourth person has died as a result of gunfire in an apparent murder-suicide at an upscale beachfront hotel in Southeast Texas. Galveston Police Capt.

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  3. Texas coastal cities undertake post-Harvey dune restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The relaxation of state regulations after Hurricane Harvey has allowed Texas coastal communities to undertake nearly a dozen dune reconstruction projects. The Galveston County Daily News reports that Galveston can authorize emergency beachfront repairs until at least Jan. 3, including for dunes damaged by the storm.

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  4. Ghosts live on in Galveston legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Not knowing what to expect from this sleepy, historic island town off of Houston, the writer found a lot a ghost tale that felt too real for comfort. After arriving in Galveston, my travel companion and I were sipping gin gimlets at dusk inside the Hotel Galvez , a turn-of-the-century beauty built on the Gulf of Mexico's edge.

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  5. Explore the haunts of Galveston, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: The Hotel Galvez, built in the early 1900s, is dubbed one of the most haunted hotels in the country. Gallery: Several spirits are said to wander the premises of Hotel Galvez, including a woman who killed herself on the fifth floor after believing her fiancA , who was at sea, to be dead.

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  6. Reacting to run of disasters with compassion, constructive analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The chronicle of devastation from what seems like an endless run of natural disasters has been difficult to fathom. Who hasn't been moved by the tragic images emerging from Mexico, Puerto Rico and its island neighbors, even as homes in Houston and Florida remain slogged with floodwater.

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  7. The Latest: White man facing murder charges on suicide watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Star Tribune

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Latest on the arrest of a 23-year-old white man accused of killing two black men in Baton Rouge : A 23-year-old white man accused of killing two black men in Baton Rouge was placed on suicide watch at the jail where he is being held on first-degree murder charges.

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  8. Relocated Lone Star Flight Museum in Houston opens SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A vintage military aircraft museum in Galveston that was swamped by Hurricane Ike in 2008 and survived Harvey after recently moving to Houston is set to open. The museum was to open Sept.

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  9. How Harvey grew to be a behemoth killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Scientists say the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has been stalled over the Texas Gulf Coast since Friday and dumped biblical amounts of rain in some areas, were worsened by a lethal confluence of meteorological events: warm water in the Gulf of Mexico that intensified the rainfall, and a lack of winds in the upper atmosphere that could have steered Harvey away from land. Exacerbating the situation, said Hal Needham, a storm surge expert and founder of the private firm Marine Weather & Climate in Galveston, Texas, was that the storm surge elevated Galveston Bay, blocking drainage of the rain that pummeled coastal and inland areas.

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  10. Texas woman interrupts live-TV reporter during Harvey to hand him a six-packRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Fox News reporter Casey Stegall has something to look forward to at the end of his shift covering Hurricane Harvey, thanks to a Galveston, Texas, resident who handed him a six-pack of beer mid-broadcast. Stegall, while reporting on the hurricane, was interrupted amid the pouring rain by a local woman who handed him a six-pack of Galveston Island Brewing's Tiki Wheat.

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  11. A look back at deadly hurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Vacationers flocking to the beaches of Oleander City - as Galveston, Texas, was called in 1900 - didn't listen. Neither did most of the city's 38,000 residents.

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  12. Harvey's disaster mix: Warm water, huge rains, slow speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Hurricane Harvey is shaping up as just about a worst-case scenario storm with possible flooding from two different directions. Harvey intensified rapidly because it's been meandering over deep warm water and has calm air at 40,000 feet high.

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  13. Jets tight end Eric Tomlinson catches on as big-time blockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Eric Tomlinson is a big, burly tight end whose main job for the New York Jets isn't catching footballs, it's throwing blocks on defenders. That's the gritty, unglamorous life of a so-called blocking tight end in the NFL - and Tomlinson fully embraces the role.

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  14. Lone Star Flight Museum planes fly from Galveston to HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Some vintage military aircraft have been flown from a now-closed Southeast Texas museum to their new home in Houston. Lone Star Flight Museum spokeswoman Katie Jackman said Wednesday that the planes are being prepped for the Sept.

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  15. Gabrielle Giffords: We need courage to face our gun-safety problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Star Tribune

    I woke up Wednesday morning to images I have prayed I would never see again: a member of Congress and a congressional aide, shot. Children and bystanders scrambling for cover.

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  16. New public restrooms being installed along Galveston seawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    New public bathrooms are being installed near the Galveston seawall as part of about $6 million in improvements along the beach. The units are made from stainless steel.

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  17. Giffords ship ready for open seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    On that day, Giffords got a call from Ray Mabus, the secretary of the Navy at the time, who told her the Navy planned to name a warship in her honor. It would be the first Navy warship to be named after a living woman since the cutter Harriet Lane - named after the niece of President James Buchanan - was commissioned in 1857.

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  18. Nearly 400 migrating birds killed after slamming into Texas high-riseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    At 7:20 a.m. last Thursday, Josh Henderson was summoned to a mass casualty event at a 23-story building in downtown Galveston, Texas. He arrived to a scene unlike any he had ever witnessed.

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  19. 2 indicted, accused of cyberbullying 18-year-old to suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Texas man and his girlfriend have been indicted on charges arising from the cyberbullying of the man's ex-girlfriend until her suicide. A Galveston County grand jury indicted 22-year-old Karinthya Sanchez Romero and 21-year-old Andres Arturo Villagomez .

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