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La Leche League of Fort Bend is looking for new members

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding? You are not alone! While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art. Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support. If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

Union Pacific adds a second track in Fort Bend County

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Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency. Six new track miles are being installed from Ulrich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City.  The first construction […]

Nalco Champion announces major headquarters expansion

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The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation have approved an incentive package to support major new plans by Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, to consolidate its Houston-area offices and centralize its headquarters in Sugar Land, a move that brings in more than $45 million in investments and over 860 new jobs. […]

Missouri City named sixth safest city in Texas

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Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Report to determine that Missouri City is the sixth safest city in Texas. According to Movoto, […]

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE” Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

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Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.  Recognizing that the need for support, education and care extends beyond medical intervention for those diagnosed with the disease, a group of survivors who experienced first-hand the gap that exists for survivors and their families, came together […]

Brazos River Canoe Launch Opens in Sugar Land

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The City of Sugar Land opened its first public canoe launch at U.S. Highway 59 and the Brazos River turnaround. The canoe launch is part of a larger initiative led by Fort Bend Green to designate the Brazos River within Fort Bend County as a Texas Parks and Wildlife official paddling trail. Several launches are […]

Report: Missouri City named Texas’ sixth safest city

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Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Report to determine that Missouri City is the sixth safest city in Texas. According to Movoto, […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding?  You are not alone!  While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art.  Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support.  If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

YMCA’s Operation Backpack

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The Fort Bend YMCA, in partnership with H-E-B and other businesses, donated backpacks and school supplies to local students through a Houston-wide program called Operation Backpack. 

Stafford City Council will consider Legacy-related ordinance on Tuesday

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford will likely have the opportunity to replace the departing Texas Instruments headquarters with the new, The Legacy at Stafford mixed-use development. But there’s still plenty of work to be done before the 192 acres undergo development by Street Level Investments. On Monday, the city council will consider […]

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