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U.S. Warship Opens For Tours In Galveston

The public has been invited to inspect the latest Navy warship — one with a Texas twist. The USS Fort Worth is scheduled for commissioning in ceremonies Saturday in Galveston.

09/18/2012

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Galveston Man Gets Jail For DPS Hacking

A hacker who pleaded guilty to targeting Texas Department of Public Safety computers in February has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.

08/27/2012

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Nearly A Million Texas Fish Die In Red Tide

Wildlife officials estimate nearly a million fish have been killed in Southeast Texas by the algae bloom known as red tide.

08/17/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Survey Says 75 Percent Of Texans Planning Trip

A travel association survey finds that 75 percent of the polled Texans plan to hit the road for at least one summer getaway. AAA Texas on Wednesday offered results of its summer travel survey.

06/13/2012

A Pacific white-sided dolphin plays with her mother in the aquarium at Kamogawa Sea World in Kamogawa, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Dolphins Stranded In Texas

Over 120 dolphins have turned up stranded in Texas since last fall, and researchers do not know why. Experts are looking at the BP oil spill and an algae bloom as possible causes.

06/12/2012

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Hearing Resumes In Voter Registration Lawsuit

A federal judge will hear a second day of testimony in Galveston on Tuesday as a voter advocacy group seeks an order to block some provisions of the Texas election law.

06/12/2012

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Challenge To Texas Voter Law Gets Hearing

A federal judge in Galveston is to consider motions in a lawsuit filed by a Washington-based voters’ rights group that contends Texas laws make it illegally difficult to register voters.

06/11/2012

Greyhound Races, Dogs

Flu Scratches Week’s Races At Galveston-area Track

An outbreak of canine flu has prompted the cancelation of racing for the rest of the week at a Galveston-area greyhound track.

04/13/2012

An engagement ring shown on December 21, 2010. (credit: Tim Ireland/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Volunteers Find Texas Woman’s Missing Ring

Volunteer searchers using metal detectors have recovered a Texas woman’s engagement ring after she lost it at her husband’s grave in Colorado.

03/21/2012

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USS Fort Worth To Be Commissioned In Galveston

A 378-foot military ship named for a North Texas city will be commissioned this fall. A ceremony is planned September 22 in Galveston to commission the USS Fort Worth.

03/12/2012

This file photo shows a single-engine plane flying through the air. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cedar Hill Couple Killed In Plane Crash Near College Station

Authorities say two people from Cedar Hill aboard a plane were killed when it crashed into an apartment complex parking lot in College Station.

05/30/2011

Tar Balls On Texas Beaches

Galveston officials are assuring tourists the waters are safe even after tar balls have come ashore on beaches. Coast Guard Captain Marcus Woodring says the beaches are clean.  He says the waters have been a […]

07/06/2010

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