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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

January 30, 2015

Communities

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GHF restoring a pre-Civil War home

A humble home that has survived war and hurricanes was rescued from demolition after Hurricane Ike and will now serve as a hands-on museum at the Galveston Historical Foundation’s warehouse. 

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Friday 01/30/2015
Santa Fe dogs gunned down in backyard
Posted: January 30, 2015

Police have no solid leads on who shot and killed a family’s dogs as the pooches played in their backyard over the weekend.

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Galveston County SO: Deputy justified in firing weapon
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday defended its use of gunfire to prevent a resigned Austin Police Department officer from evading deputies on a beach in Port Bolivar this week. The man later killed himself, deputies reported.

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Students build rovers for Mars competition
Posted: January 30, 2015

Hayden Nichols is thinking big. As in planetary big.

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Abandoned boat leaves fuel slick on bayou
Posted: January 30, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard crews and the Texas General Land Office’s Oil Spill Response Team are working to clean up a small diesel fuel spill on Dickinson Bayou.

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County chief appraiser Ken Wright serves last day
Posted: January 30, 2015

Today is Galveston County chief appraiser Ken Wright’s last day after 20 years in the job.

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Councilman's Hitler parody draws complaint from ADL
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:33 am

GALVESTON — Complaints about a YouTube video shown during a recent council meeting has prompted the city to remove a recording of the meeting from its website, and has Mayor Jim Yarbrough saying he will apologize publicly during the council’s next regular meeting.

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Work continues on massive Texas City drainage project
Posted: January 29, 2015

Work continues on one of the largest drainage projects in Texas City history with crews installing drainage boxes along 6th Street north of 9th Avenue.

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City: Seawall squatters will be taken seriously
Posted: January 29, 2015

In keeping with tradition, the city council has voted to make overnight parking on Seawall Boulevard legal during the first weekend of Mardi Gras.

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