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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

September 30, 2014


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Classes resume after threat at Texas City middle school

TEXAS CITY — Students of Blocker Middle school that were evacuated and after a bomb threat returned to class after a two-hour search of their campus found no evidence of an explosive device, city officials said.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
The Most Valuable Unit
Posted: September 30, 2014

Tempo, physicality, team work push Coogs’ O-line to winning streak

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Art helps us celebrate a sister city
Posted: September 30, 2014

As Galveston and Niigata approach our 50th year as sister cities, 1965-2015, the Taiguruma Project continues with 25 more of these traditional Japanese fish cart paper lanterns being produced.

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Benefit planned for Prom Dress Essay Contest
Posted: September 30, 2014

Atmosphere the Salon and Beyond is holding a sidewalk sale on Nov. 1. If you are cleaning out your closet, moving, or just want to declutter in time for the holidays, we will take donations of any type. The proceeds will benefit the Prom Dress Essay Contest for students in Communities In Schools.

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Nothing will change with public housing
Posted: September 30, 2014

The Galveston Housing Authority and developer McCormack Baron Salazar recently broke ground on two mixed-income housing developments that will be built on the sites of public-housing developments wrecked by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

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Monday 09/29/2014
Texas City mulls hike in fees for emergency medical service
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 10:45 pm

TEXAS CITY — For the first time in nearly nine years, Texas City’s emergency medical service rates may be increasing.

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Santa Fe family feud ends in stabbing, gunshots
Posted: September 29, 2014

ALGOA — A man and his father-in-law were jailed Sunday night after a dispute over use of a water well culminated in a stabbing and gunfire in unincorporated Santa Fe, authorities said.

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Friendswood police say burglars are targeting cars at child care centers
Posted: September 29, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — Police are urging Friendswood residents to lock their cars and protect their valuables after a spate of vehicle burglaries were reported at child care centers.

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Texas City school evacuated after microwave malfunctions
Posted: September 29, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Heights Elementary School was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon because of smoke caused by a malfunctioning microwave in the teachers’ lounge, a school district official said.

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