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  1. Wealthy eccentric Houston man accused of urinating on drug store candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Robert Durst, the wealthy New York City real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, turned himself in Wednesday after being charged with criminal mischief .

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  2. Wealthy eccentric accused of urinating on drug store candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Robert Durst, the wealthy New York City real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, has turned himself in after being charged with criminal mischief .

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  3. Spectacular reef awaits divers off Galveston's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    When you think about Galveston, you probably picture sun and surf, maybe the Pleasure Pier or sometimes seaweed, but you probably don't think about great diving.

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  4. Study: Methane from Gulf oil spill lingeredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Research by several universities has found that thousands of tons of methane gas released into the Gulf of Mexico by the epic 2010 oil spill lingered longer than expected.

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  5. Michael Sam finds comfortable landing spot in St. LouisRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league's first openly gay player.

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  6. Shipwreck search surprise: Volcano of asphaltRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Underwater robots exploring shipwrecks that sank centuries ago off the coast of Galveston have discovered something scientists never expected to find: a strangely-shaped structure that's basically a spectacular tar ball.

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  7. Galveston Bay oil spill could have lasting effectRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Some ecological experts fear the 168,000 gallons of oil spilled a week ago in Galveston Bay and now drifting south in the Gulf of Mexico could have lasting effects on the undersea ecosystem.

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  8. Houston Ship Channel reopening to all trafficRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Officials are lifting all remaining restrictions on traffic though the Houston Ship Channel, five days after an oil spill shut down one of the nation's busiest seaports.

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  9. Coast Guard working to reopen shipping channelRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    As workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized "tar balls" out of the sand along Galveston Bay on Monday, strong incoming tides kept washing more ashore.

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  10. VIDEO Cruise ship passengers turn to social media after Galveston oil spillRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Three cruise ships were among dozens of vessels that couldn't get in or out of the Houston Ship Channel Sunday after a boat collided with a barge, spilling oil into Galveston Bay.

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  11. Galveston Bay oil spill threatens bird migrationRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Crews armed with infrared cameras planned to work through the night after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching.

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  12. Barge leaking oil in Galveston Bay after collisionRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Officials say a barge carrying 924,000 gallons of fuel oil has collided with another ship in the Houston ship channel and is leaking oil.

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