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North Texan Gets Life Term For Soliciting Pasadena Girl, 16, For Sex

McKINNEY, TX -- A registered sex offender from North Texas must serve life in prison for molesting a 16-year-old Houston-area girl he met online and nicknamed "wifey."

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Texas Citizens Bank Named Business Of Year

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce recently named Texas Citizens Bank as the 2015 Business of the Year. An award presentation ceremony was held at the “State of the City” luncheon at the Pasadena Convention Center Friday (Feb. 19).

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Mayor: $200M+ In City Projects Since ‘07

A crowd of several hundred business and community leaders recently gathered for the annual “State of the City” address featuring Mayor Johnny Isbell. The event was held at the Pasadena Convention Center and hosted by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Thursday (Feb. 19).

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Gilley's ‘Urban Cowboy’ Legend Continues With 35th Anniversary Tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 20, 2015) – The Urban Cowboy legacy lives on as Country star Mickey Gilley launches the winter/spring portion of his North American concert tour, dedicated to the 35th anniversary of his iconic “Urban Cowboy” single.

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Tickets For Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall Of Fame Banquet On Sale Monday

Tickets for the Fourth Annual Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet will go on sale starting Monday (Feb. 23) at the school district’s sports ticket office.

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Pasadena Mother Accused Of Driving Drunk, Abandoning Child

HOUSTON – A mother accused of driving drunk crashed her car then abandoned her 10-year-old daughter in southeast Houston, according to investigators.

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Candidate Filing Open For Pasadena City Council

Filing is now open for seven city council positions in the May 9 election.

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Students Raise Money For Teacher Who Needs Kidney Transplant

DEER PARK, TX (KTRK) -- Students described Nancy Huffman as their "mom at school."

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La Porte Opens New Doors To Animal Services

La Porte opened new doors for its animal and pet adoption services last week. It’s new centrally located Animal Adoption Center and Shelter officially opened Friday, February 20.

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League City 911 Dispatcher An Unsung Hero Who Helped Save A Man's Life

LEAGUE CITY, Texas - When Clear Lake Regional Medical Center held a reunion last month for all the people who helped save a man from a near-fatal heart attack, there was one person missing.

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Chinese Students Immersed In Life In La Porte

Students at La Porte High School had the opportunity to learn about China firsthand, thanks to a weeklong visit by students from Nankai High School.

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Search Underway For Two Teens Missing Since Last Week

BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- Two Robert E. Lee High School students from Baytown haven't been in class and friends and family are very worried something has happened to them.

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South Houston Police Arrest Suspect For Discharging Firearm

A Houston Police Academy cadet was arrested in South Houston after police say he discharged a firearm at his residence.

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Suspect In Islamic Institute Fire Arrested

An arrest has been made in the Quba Islamic Institute fire case, Houston Fire Dept. officials confirmed to The Citizen Monday evening. The suspect, Darryl Ferguson, 55, is in custody was charged with first-degree felony arson by the Harris County District Attorney’s office.

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Vehicles Damaged At La Porte Senior Complex

Residents of a La Porte senior community had their vehicles vandalized Tuesday night, police said Friday.

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