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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

July 24, 2014

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State of the Cosart: Clear Creek alum reflects on a year in the big leagues

HOUSTON — The equivalent of a full season as a starter has seen Clear Creek alum Jarred Cosart go from an admittedly nervous new Houston Astros pitcher to a focused, seasoned mainstay in Major League Baseball.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Porretto is right to ask for more police for Galveston
Posted: July 24, 2014

 was sitting back and wondering why there is opposition to the increase in police officers in Galveston.

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Isle is stressing water safety
Posted: July 24, 2014

Sadly, just a few seconds is all it takes for a child to drown. Most children drown in swimming pools, but many can drown in canals, buckets, toilets, bathtubs and ponds.

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Keep history alive on Pelican Island
Posted: July 24, 2014

The American Undersea Warfare Museum on Pelican Island is an unappreciated jewel for Galveston County — and it needs our help.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Park for disabled children gets new play equipment
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s handicapped-accessible park has all new equipment and is set to be rededicated Friday. 

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Derrick to receive $120K payment on her way out
Posted: July 23, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district. 

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Council gets first look at budget
Posted: July 23, 2014

GALVESTON — Interim City Manager Brian Maxwell has not included an expansion of the island’s police force in his initial draft of the city’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

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Pair arrested in connection with robbery
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Officers early Wednesday arrested two men accused of robbing a Texas City convenience store at gunpoint, according to a news release from the police department.

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Carll, Rodriguez to kick off 2014 TWELVE project
Posted: July 23, 2014

GALVESTON — The TWELVE Project, now in its fourth year, is giving 12 Texas musicians the opportunity to turn their creativity to photographing life behind the mic as well as participate in a newly formed concert series that runs from September through December at various island venues.

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