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2010-07-06 13:05:00

More obstacles have stepped into BP's oil spill fight as tar balls have been found along Texas beaches.

2010-06-23 09:01:00

MIAMI, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines' newest ship, the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic, will operate seven-day Caribbean cruises from Galveston beginning Nov. 14, 2011, becoming the largest cruise ship based at the port year-round.

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2010-05-27 09:55:03

With the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, a new analysis from experts at several Texas universities is warning that a major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region.

2010-04-26 15:16:00

HOUSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The loss of trees along the Broadway esplanade, on Galveston's historic central thoroughfare, is one of many devastating damages sustained by the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.

2009-12-03 09:22:00

GALVESTON, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Galveston homeowners whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Ike can now apply for assistance from the city's new Disaster Recovery Housing Program - a voluntary program designed to help repair damage and, when necessary, reconstruct homes.

2009-11-18 15:13:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A flawed bidding process that took away the contract for building the U.S.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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