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Editor’s note: This week we present a special edition of Yesteryears reprinting local residents’ reaction to the Apollo moon landing published from the July 21, 1969, edition of The Facts.

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As a new resident to Texas by way of South Carolina, I’ve been enjoying the exposure to species of birds and other wildlife I wasn’t used to seeing back home. I’ll be walking down the street, and right there not 2 feet from the sidewalk is a yellow-crowned night heron fishing for a snack. Or…

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Are you enjoining this heat, rain, heat, rain … sauna!? I must say I am. The only thing wrong with this summer is I seem to not be able to get my summer wardrobe together. I don’t know why it has to be so hard, but it is.

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When: 10 a.m. Wednesday Where: The Clarion at Brazosport College, 500 College Drive. Cost: Tickets $8. Info: Call The Clarion box office at 979-230-3156 or visit clarion.braziosport.edu.

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It’s not every day you meet House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, let alone have him take you on a tour of the Texas Capitol, but a group of lucky teenagers were treated to that experience and more as part of the Boys State program.

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NEW YORK — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government.

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As summer has rolled around and temperatures have steadily increased, the activity levels of many organisms have also increased. Mammals, insects, birds and even plants are enjoying the warmer weather and plentiful resources. However, one group’s increased activity levels can lead to particu…

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Stars: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya. Director: Jon Watts Rating: PG-13 Connor’s take: Solid and full of heart, the Spider-Man series is in good hands with Tom Holland. 4/5 stars

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The coffee shop will fill a need for those in Sweeny who previously had to travel to West Columbia or Lake Jackson for their caffeine fix. 

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Portuguese man of war washed up on Matagorda Beach, one of Gulf Coast Bird Observatory’s monitoring sites for nesting shorebirds.

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123 Andres will bring their Latin-infused music to the Brazosport area for a pre-Fourth of July concert. 

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Christian band After Grace, from Mountain Home, Arkansas, headlined the Celebrate America event July 1, 2018. The event program included a video tribute to late pastor Dale Frankum of Brazoria First Assembly.

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It’s that time of year again when it takes something pretty cool (pun intended) to get me outside on the weekend. Since I spend a good part of my work days outside, I’m pretty fond of sitting in the air conditioning on summer weekends.

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DEAR ABBY: My son and his fiancee, “Breanna,” have planned a destination wedding in another country. Breanna’s mother’s family vacations there every couple of years, so they decided to have the wedding there when her extended family will be vacationing.

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My new friend and I had a lovely evening in Galveston yesterday. We had a nice drive home on the Blue Water Highway coming home. Of course it was dark, but we knew the view was beautiful because we went to Galveston during the sunlight part of the day.