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GIVING THANKS: Local Businessman Gives Back

In September, Pasadena business owner Sonny Mohammed read about National Coffee Day.

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School Sidewalk Project A “Top Priority” For Pasadena Mayor Johnny Isbell

Plans are in motion to install a new sidewalk and drainage infrastructure along Magnolia Road for students walking to and from Keller Middle School, Mayor Johnny Isbell said in a phone call to The Journal Friday (Nov. 13).

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Pasadena ISD Names Deputy Superintendent DeeAnn Powell As Lone Finalist

DeeAnn Powell, the current deputy superintendent for campus development, was recently named the lone finalist in the search for a new superintendent for the Pasadena Independent School District.

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Pasadena Middle School Students Lobbying For Sidewalks Fuel Debate Over $4.2M Land Deal

Should the City of Pasadena install a sidewalk on Magnolia Road near Keller Middle School? A group of fifth and sixth graders say it's not safe for students to walk in the road and have lobbied the Pasadena City Council to install a sidewalk for months.

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Search Begins For Sentimental Quilt Stolen Off Pasadena Homeowner's Porch

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- It was a friendship that started on Facebook: The Levys from Florida and the Baldwins from here in Pasadena.

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Pasadena Man Accused In Hit-and-run Of Trick-or-treater

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- A Pasadena man is in custody after an alleged hit and run of a trick-or-treater and his mother on Halloween night.

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Crossing Ship Channel Bridge Will Require EZ TAG Starting In January

Drivers are starting to take notice of a lot more activity on the Sam Houston Ship Channel Bridge.

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Small Business Saturday At La Porte This Week

The City of La Porte was established in 1892 and has over 120 years of rich history deeply embedded into its roots. As one of the tourist capitals in the 1920’s-40’s thanks to the Sylvan Beach Pavilion and the train depot, the City looks to bring some nostalgia back for residents and visitors alike this Small Business Saturday while encouraging them to #shopsmall along the way.

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Completion Of New Galveston Beach Expected This Week

GALVESTON – The final load of sand is expected to be pumped onto Galveston's newest beach this week, marking the end of the largest beach reconstruction project ever attempted on the island.

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La Porte Teen Arrested On Felony Alcohol-related Charges

A 17-year-old La Porte man was recently arrested on felony charges of Intoxication Assault following a car crash that sent his passenger to the hospital. Police allege the teen was driving drunk.

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Fire Breaks Out At La Porte Bus Barn

LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- A fire broke out at an old La Porte ISD bus barn Sunday afternoon.

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Future Uncertain For Baytown's Last Golf Course

BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- Baytown's last remaining golf course could be shuttered by year's end.

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Mall Expansion Adding Businesses, Restaurants

Baybrook Mall is putting the finishing touches on the property's multimillion dollar outdoor expansion as a Nov. 18 grand opening of the new features nears.

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