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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

April 24, 2014

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Carnival to add another year-round ship to island operations

GALVESTON -- Carnival Cruise Lines next year will base a third year-round ship in Galveston, luring thousands of additional visitors to the island while marking the first time a cruise line has deployed three passenger liners in Texas.

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Project to restore seawall mural begins next week
Posted: April 24, 2014

GALVESTON — About 2,000 gallons of paint, plus thousands of volunteers are being gathered for a massive project that will put the Galveston Seawall in the record books as a work of art.

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Jury continues deliberations in H20 trial
Posted: April 24, 2014

HOUSTON — The jury in the civil trial of the city of Galveston and police officers accused of using excessive force against members of a 2008 wedding party on the island continued deliberations Wednesday.

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LC sues festival promoter over failure to repay funds
Posted: April 24, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — The city has had no luck getting a promoter to return more than $20,000 in seed money advanced for the production of last year’s Boogie, Blues and Brews festival. So the city is taking Latonia Wilson to court.

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Three arrested on drug charges in TC
Posted: April 24, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Law enforcement officers arrested three people, including a suspected drug dealer who tried to escape arrest by leaping out a second-story window, at a Texas City residence late Monday, Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies said.

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What happened to the moderates?
Posted: April 24, 2014

Kudos to Jack Graham’s letter (“The Republican Party is on a road to nowhere,” Daily News, April 16) for calling the new GOP exactly what it is: A party of right-wing extremists.

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Ex-fire chief takes fall, flown to UTMB
Posted: April 24, 2014

LA MARQUE — A former La Marque fire chief was taken by air ambulance to the University of Texas Medical Branch after falling off a ladder at his home Wednesday evening.

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Hispanics need to get out the vote
Posted: April 24, 2014

In the upcoming general election this May, it is very important that Hispanics get out and support their favorite candidates. 

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UTMB nursing school graduation set for Friday
Posted: April 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch will hold its commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday at Moody Gardens Convention Center, 7 Hope Blvd.

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