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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

November 28, 2014

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Owner of ‘dangerous’ pitbulls takes her case to Facebook

The owner of pit bulls that killed a neighbor’s aged beagle late last month has taken her case to Facebook, prompting a firm rebuttal from an attorney representing the slain dog’s owners. 

  • icon Posted: November 28

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Friday 11/28/2014
Holiday tradition in Texas City encourages 'Community Feast'
Posted: November 28, 2014

More than 300 volunteers helped prepare, serve and deliver Thanksgiving meals during the annual feast.

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Thursday 11/27/2014
Friendswood man found safe
Posted: November 27, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A man who went missing the night before Thanksgiving was found not long after a Silver Alert was issued.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
More than a third of Galveston County residents live in a food desert
Posted: November 26, 2014

For about 35 percent of county residents, there’s nothing quick or easy about getting to a grocery store, according to 2010 statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Proposed LNG plant spurs debate over Galveston’s safety
Posted: November 26, 2014

GALVESTON — When people fight development of liquefied natural gas plants in their communities, they inevitably point to the “Cleveland Disaster,” which occurred in 1944 when a holding tank failed, releasing 1.1 million gallons of its contents into streets and sewers. 

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Daily News readers share symbols of why they are thankful
Posted: November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving for many is more than a holiday. It’s a day of reflection and life evaluation. So, at many a table today friends and family will share what they are thankful for — and why.

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Galveston's East End ' Victorian Christmas' homes tour set for Dec. 5
Posted: November 26, 2014

Galveston’s East End Historical District Association will host its 25th annual “A Victorian Christmas” Homes Tour from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Dec. 5.

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Bringing some smiles ahead of Thanksgiving
Posted: November 26, 2014

In the photo above, Myasia Johnson, center, has a Thanksgiving lunch with turkey, dressing and all the trimmings Tuesday with her sister, Paris Duke, left, and grandmother Juanita Parker in her hospital room at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. 

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Texas City police report describes pit bulls 'extremely aggressive' behavior
Posted: November 26, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The pit bulls that killed a 10-year-old beagle in its own backyard were “extremely aggressive” and uncontrollable even by their owner, according to a police report obtained by The Daily News.

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