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Thursday, January 4, 1:00pm News Highlights

New York Times, Jan. 3, 2007 If medical researchers were to pick someone who might defy national life expectancy statistics, few would pick Irma Lara. She came to this country illegally from a small town in Mexico to work as a baby sitter. She was 26, had only a first-grade education and was... more »

Thursday, January 4, 1:00pm News Highlights

Houston Chronicle, Jan. 3, 2007 Windstorm insurance to more funding for the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston are some of the issues lawmakers serving the Bay Area will be focusing on during the upcoming state legislative session. more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:45pm News Highlights

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dec. 27, 2006WASHINGTON – Without much prior planning and at very little cost, cell phones are becoming a key part of the worldwide effort to stay ahead of influenza and other diseases. In Cambodia, a public health official gave mobile telephones to untrained villagers... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:43pm News Highlights

Houston Business Journal, Dec. 27, 2006 The Emergency Management Association of Texas has named the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the city of Galveston as co-recipients of the 2006 Excellence in Emergency Management Award for their actions during the Hurricane Rita evacuation. more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:42pm News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 28, 2006GALVESTON, Texas – The National Council on Readiness and Preparation is coming to Galveston Jan. 18 to honor the city’s emergency evacuation plan. Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas spoke on the plan at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in March.... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:41pm News Highlights

Houston Chronicle, Dec. 28, 2006With a nod to the hit television game show Deal or No Deal, the Community Chamber of Commerce of East Montgomery County recently spotlighted local nonprofit organizations and their contributions to the community. Nonprofits recognized by the chamber were the AABY... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:40pm News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 28, 2006Give the city and the environment a belated Christmas present by turning in your live Christmas tree for recycling and keeping it out of the landfill. The Galveston Partners in Composting is accepting trees until Jan. 12. Remove all the decorations,... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:39pm News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 29, 2006 Letter to the editor By Anthony P. de Bruyn, The University of Texas System Administration I respectfully submit the following corrections concerning statements made in The Daily News’ Dec. 24 editorial “Urgent need for a new president.”1. University of... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:39pm News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 28, 2006http://news.galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=9e2c7122ed6a0c64 By Dr. John D. Stobo An article in the Austin American-Statesman on Thursday carried the headline “Seton announces ‘school’ for doctors, nurses, other health professionals” when referring... more »

Wednesday, January 3, 2:38pm News Highlights

Fort Bend Sun, Dec. 29, 2006By: Sally Robinson and Keith Bly When considering New Year's resolutions, we're more likely to think of how soon we'll be breaking them than we are to imagine actually keeping them throughout the year. In fact, we hardly hear of such resolutions for more than a week after... more »

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