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Pasadena Rotary Awards Grants

Pasadena Rotary’s President Niki Whiteside awarded grants of $1,000 each to the Pasadena Philharmonic Society and to the Cultural Arts Committee of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. These are two of the many grants given by the Pasadena Rotary throughout the year and are funded by the Annual Catfish Fry and Auction and other fundraisers.

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Pasadena High Sports Legend Bert Coan To Be Inducted In Texas High School Football Hall Of Fame

Bert Coan, whose football and track heroics put Pasadena High School on the national sports map in the 1950s, has been selected for induction in the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. Coan is the first Pasadena ISD player or coach ever to be so honored.

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City Council Grants Preliminary Approval To Meals On Wheels Grant

The Pasadena City Council recently granted preliminary approval to a $50,000 grant to benefit the Salvation Army Meals on Wheels program.

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Tears Of Joy Shed For New Gardens Elementary Campus

It was an emotional day for Gardens Elementary students and staff as they waved farewell to the old campus and officially moved into their brand-new building Monday, Dec. 8.

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PPD Hold VIN Etching Event

The Pasadena Police Department Auto Crimes Unit conducted a free VIN etching event at the PISD Administration Building located at 1515 Cherrybrook last week. During the event, approximately thirty PISD employees had their cars VIN etched.

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Suspect Caught On Camera Hits Two Stores In Two Nights

A man captured on surveillance video at two different Pasadena stores is facing two counts of robbery.

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Local and Texas News

Cleaning Begins For Famed Houston Astrodome

HOUSTON -- Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston's famed Astrodome.

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South Houston Police Investigating Accordion Thefts

South Houston police are investigating two thefts targeting the livelihood of some local Norteno musicians.

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Former Katy Firearms Store Owner Arrested, Held For 7 hours Over Facebook Page

KATY, TX (KTRK) -- A dispute over a Facebook page ended with the jailing of an outspoken Katy man.

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Texas City Vehicle Sold, Ends Up In Middle Of Syrian Civil War

TEXAS CITY, TX (KTRK) -- A pickup truck once owned by a Texas City plumbing company has wound up in the middle of the Syrian civil war converted into an anti-aircraft gun in the back.

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Pistol Shot Injures Woman

Shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, December 15, La Porte police responded to a call about a weapons discharge at a residence in the 8700 block of Orchard Lane.

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Unincorporated Areas Of Galveston County Subject To Scrutiny For Violations

In the wake of Hurricane Ike in 2008, Galveston County officials have stepped up enforcement of floodplain regulations to preserve federal flood insurance for Gulf Coast residents.

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Senate Testimony Confirms Equipment Failures And Lax Safety In DuPont Accident

Failures in equipment design and lax safety contributed to the deaths of four workers at the DuPont plant in La Porte, the nation's top chemical safety official said Thursday.

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