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October 31, 2014

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Rare book gives look at how witches were tried

Dressing up like a witch is all fun and games on Halloween night, but it wasn’t always so. Being called a witch was once a serious matter that could lead to torture and death. 

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Friday 10/31/2014
Man injured when boat catches fire at Kemah marina
Posted: October 31, 2014

Fire crews from four cities battled a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.

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City of Galveston pays $575,000 to settle Flagship Hotel claims
Posted: October 31, 2014

The Flagship Hotel may be long gone, but the city isn’t done paying costs associated with it.

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Fire damages vacant Galveston duplex
Posted: October 31, 2014

Fire crews responded to flames in the 3100 block of Avenue M1/2 Thursday after neighbors reported smelling smoke in a vacant duplex, fire department officials reported.

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Facebook retaliation suspected in Galveston stabbing
Posted: October 31, 2014

Police said they believe a personal slight on Facebook might have led to a Galveston man getting stabbed in the neck Thursday. 

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Warrant issued for Santa Fe woman in murder case
Posted: October 30, 2014

SANTA FE — A grand jury has handed up an indictment of Laura Lea Kolb, the Santa Fe woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2013.

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Man injured in boat fire near Kemah Boardwalk
Posted: October 30, 2014

KEMAH — Fire crews from four neighboring cities battled to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.

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Texas City’s Stingdome to be renamed for former coach Dowling
Posted: October 30, 2014

Rusty Dowling, the coach who led those teams to those titles returns for yet another honor. On Friday, the athletic facility where his teams lifted weights and studied film en route to those state titles will bare his name.

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Clear Creek gets No. 4 seed in tennis championships
Posted: October 30, 2014

Clear Creek tennis coach Patrick Marrie didn’t have to do much of a sales pitch to convince his colleagues the Wildcats were the fourth best team in Region III-6A.

Everyone in attendance at Wednesday’s regional coaches meeting agreed, and Marrie walked away with the No. 4 seed he hoped to get.

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