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Pasadena Second Century Corp. Approves $4.4M For Partial Renovation Of The Old AT&T Building

Pasadena’s old AT&T building is poised for a $4 million partial facelift amidst hopes it will spur the revitalization of the city’s historic south side.

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Pasadena City Hall Moving To Donated Ventech High-rise

Pasadena City Hall is moving.

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Gilley Sees Project As ‘Part Of My Legacy’

Famed country musician and legendary Pasadena club owner Mickey Gilley was recently in La Porte to celebrate the start of construction on his new club. The Citizen caught up with him and to ask a few questions about his vision for the new live music venue.

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Pasadena VFD Called To Apartment Fire

The Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at the Oakwood Village Apartments located at 3120 Pasadena Blvd Saturday evening. On arrival heavy fire could be seen from a two-story apartment building.

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Life Flight Responds To Rollover At Beltway 8

A major rollover accident along the Beltway 8 feeder road just west of Fairmont led to a Life Flight response Tuesday night at about 8:30.

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Magellan Midstream to construct new Pasadena Marine Terminal

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. announced its plans to construct a new high-capacity marine terminal along the Houston Ship Channel in Pasadena, Texas to handle refined petroleum products, including various grades of gasoline and diesel fuel, and renewable fuels. The new terminal...

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CHI St. Luke’s Health Announces New President For Patients Medical Center

CHI St. Luke’s Health (CHI St. Luke’s) has named Steven Foster President of Patients Medical Center (PMC), its 61-bed acute care hospital located in Pasadena. Effective August 8, Foster will replace Bill Simmons, who retired earlier this year. With over 15 years of healthcare executive experience, Foster brings a wide breadth of experience to PMC, having worked at institutions ranging from community hospitals to highly-esteemed academic centers.

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Man Accused In Armed Robbery At La Porte Dollar Store

A 21-year-old man has been charged in a violent robbery that left a customer shot earlier this year at a discount store in La Porte.

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Niece Accused Of Burglarizing Aunt's Home While She Was On Vacation

LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- A woman on vacation got a call no one wants to get: her home was burglarized while she was away. But who was accused in the case -- her own niece -- was another surprise.

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Deer Park Community Rallies Behind Police Officers

It's been a tough few weeks with the continued violence both against police officers and that involving them.

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Man Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Boy Dragged By Motorcycle

BACLIFF, TX (KTRK) -- A little boy is dead and a Friendswood man is charged with killing him in a drunk driving motorcycle accident.

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More Layoffs At DuPont Facility In La Porte

DuPont officials recently announced 26 workers will be laid off at the DuPont facility in La Porte. The company expects upwards of 50 additional jobs will be cut will be announced over the next several months according to a July 18 letter to the Texas Workforce Commission.

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Agreement Means Dog Racing Will Resume In Texas

LA MARQUE, TX -- Dog racing will resume in Texas following an agreement between track owners and breeders that will result in an abbreviated series of races over the next two years.

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Mickey Gilley, VIPs Celebrate Groundbreaking For La Porte Town Center

Mickey Gilley and a group of VIPs gathered up gold shovels at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on phase one of the La Porte Town Center project on Monday, July 4.

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Gov. Greg Abbott Hospitalized For Burn Treatment

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott is receiving treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio for "extensive second- and third-degree burns" on he sustained on both legs.

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