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Pasadena ISD Trustees Approve Budget, Set Tax Rate

Pasadena ISD Trustees unanimously approved the proposed 2015-2016 budget and voted to set the property tax rate at a meeting held Tuesday (Aug. 25).

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Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo returns Sept. 11

Friday, Sept. 11, kicks off the 2015 rodeo season for the Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo (PLS&R). In addition to nightly rodeo action and the ever-popular cook-off, this year's show will feature top-notch entertainment including: Kevin Fowler, Cody Johnson, Roger Creager, Aaron Watson, Jason Cassidy, and La Porte's own Jake Worthington.

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Fire Destroys Pasadena House

A house on Ireland Lane in Pasadena was destroyed by fire Sunday (Aug 23) afternoon.

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Pasadena Crime Lab To Close Its Doors

The Pasadena City Council recently approved plans to close the city’s crime lab and contract with the Harris County Institute of Forensic Services (HCIFS) for crime lab services.

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Pasadena Fire Marshal’s Office Recognized For Work On Case

The Pasadena Fire Marshal’s office was recently recognized by peers for its success in arson investigation.

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Local and Texas News

Spend The Night On The Historic Battleship Texas

The Battleship Texas Foundation in partnership with Texas Parks & Wildlife offer an exciting opportunity for you to bring your child or your youth group and stay onboard The Mighty T.

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Gulf Greyhound Park In La Marque To Close, Ending All Dog Track Racing In Texas

LA MARQUE, TX (KTRK) -- The last greyhound racing track in Texas is closing.

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Route For Potential High-speed Bullet Train Announced

A train that takes you from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes is another step closer to becoming a reality.

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$5K Reward Offered After La Porte Drive-by Shooting

LA PORTE, TX -- A $5,000 reward is now offered for information after a La Porte drive-by shooting in late July.

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Lightning Sparks Fire At Crystal Beach Oil Storage Facility

CRYSTAL BEACH, TX (KTRK) -- Lightning is to blame for a fire that burned through an oil storage facility on Crystal Beach.

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Deadly Gunfire At Twin Peaks In Webster

One person died and another was wounded in a shooting Wednesday night outside a popular restaurant along Interstate 45 in Webster.

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