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  1. Development Notebook: US90A commuter rail deemed feasibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fort Bend Star

    The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors, which includes Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella, determined that commuter rail from Missouri City/Stafford into Houston is feasible. Harris County, the City of Houston, and Fort Bend County created the Gulf Coast Rail District under authority granted by the State of Texas in Section 171 of the Transportation Code, and one of its missions is to increase mobility and access in the area.

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  2. One injured in Missouri City manufacturing explosionRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Fort Bend Star

    Missouri City, Houston and Stafford Fire Departments are battling a blaze at American Materials, an Asphalt Manufacturer at 2122 Highway 90A. At 4:32 pm, Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services received a call about an explosion that happened at American Materials.

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  3. The Future of StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Fort Bend Star

    When Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella took office 45 years ago, gas was $0.35 per gallon and the first Moon landing happened less than two months earlier. Scarcella has been synonymous with Stafford, and has played a key role in the creation of Stafford MSD, the state's only municipal school district in 1982, the city's annexation into the Houston Community College system in 1991, the elimination of city property tax in 1995, the addition of the Stafford Centre entertainment venue in 2004 and the elimination of the city's obligation debt earlier this year.

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  4. Cruz sentenced to 14 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Fort Bend Star

    Daniel Cruz was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday, after being convicted of Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant. Cruz was involved with the shooting of Stafford Officer Ann Carrizales in October 2013.

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  5. Meadows Place receives rare national distinctionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Fort Bend Star

    The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction on the City of Meadows Place and their fire department. The ISO utilizes a statewide classification system that ranks and scores cities based on their ability to service their community for fire suppression.

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  6. Suspect sues city of Stafford, officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit brought forth by the 22-year-old Mazoch, who was indicted by a Fort Bend County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Aggravated Assault against a Public Servant.

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  7. Stafford Centre celebrates 10 great years in the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    The Stafford Centre officially opened it's doors in 2004 and this year marks its anniversary celebrating 10 great years in the community. Since the Centre's opening, it has welcomed over 3 million people to the facility.

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  8. Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: Stafford's Josh UluochaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Texas State, a Division I member of the Sun Belt Conference, has taken notice, and the 17-year-old defensive lineman gave the Bobcats a verbal commitment last month. Stafford is 5-1, 1-0 entering Friday's Homecoming Game vs. El Campo at Spartan Stadium.

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  9. City of Stafford strongly disagrees with suspect's lawsuitRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit brought forth by the 22-year-old Mazoch, who was indicted by a Fort Bend County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Aggravated Assault against a Public Servant.

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  10. Louisiana men arrested for pharmacy fraud in Missouri CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    On October 1, 2014, a Missouri City Police detective observed several suspicious subjects at 2450 FM 1092 at the Quail Valley Pharmacy in a black suburban with a Louisiana license plate. During the investigation it was learned the same vehicle has traveled to Texas every week, for the past three months.

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  11. The Starspotter 09/24/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    No one can argue about how so many people living and working in Fort Bend can be said to be caring and giving. That's one of the distinctive characters of the communities out here.

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  12. Stafford officer Carrizales to receive international award for heroic effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    When Stafford Police Department officer Ann Carrizales survived two gunshots at close range and still managed to help chase the alleged suspects involved, her seemingly super-human actions garnered media coverage from as far away as Great Britain.

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  13. Proposed FBISD Bond isn't specific about Career/TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Fort Bend ISD has $59.4 million allocated to Career & Technical improvements - approximately one-sixth of its proposed $484 million bond that will be presented before voters on Nov. 4. The district hasn't decided whether to construct a new Career & Technical facility or to boost current facilities, but the $59.4 million is listed within the ... (more)

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  14. Another opportunity to be a Fort Bend Cares volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Volunteers are being solicited for Fort Bend Cares, a locally established and operating charitable foundation that this year will be impacting the lives of over 20,000 disadvantaged children and youth in Fort Bend County.

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  15. Thirteen local schools to begin season this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    You'd be hard-pressed to find an area with better football programs - from top to bottom - than Fort Bend County.

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  16. Opening Weekend ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Dulles and Marshall scrimmaged last Friday. Both teams will open the season on Friday in Houston with Dulles visiting North Forest, and Marshall traveling to Madison.

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  17. Willowridge builds for 2014 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    That's why he scheduled non-district road games to El Campo and Stafford , respectively this season.

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  18. Union Pacific adds a second track in Fort Bend CountyRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency.

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  19. Assault in Stafford areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Fort Bend deputies responded to a call in the 1700 block of Packer Lane at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 13 where a 17-year-old got into an argument with his mother and shoved her.

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  20. Civil Servant of the Week: Sugar Land PD's Mayra CardenasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Fort Bend Star

    Mayra Cardenas has worked in law enforcement in Fort Bend County for the past 11 years, first in Meadows Place and Stafford, and now with the Sugar Land Police Department.

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