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July 23, 2014


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Adults to showcase diverse art at COM

TEXAS CITY — Juxtaposing vivid floral paintings with intricate black-and-white drawings and translucent glass with dark brocade, the latest exhibit in the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exclusively features art created by students in the COM Senior Adult Program.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Cyclist makes stop in LC on cross country bike tour
Posted: July 23, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Cyclist Tom L’Italien, riding for the ALIVE Program, stopped at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway, on Sunday as part of his cross country tour designed to raise awareness of veterans suffering from mental health illness.

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Groups challenge League City's immigrant resolution
Posted: July 23, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A pair of social justice and civil rights groups are challenging League City’s resolution barring the housing of undocumented immigrants within its city limits.

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Chinese firms secure leases for Shoal Point
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The Chinese firms considering the county for a possible multibillion-dollar methanol plant reached secured leases on the property near the Texas City Dike where the plant would be built.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Park Board to consider hiring Schwartz as lobbyist
Posted: July 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The Park Board of Trustees will consider hiring a big-name lobbyist to advocate for coastal issues during the next legislative session.

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City Council candidates begin declaring for Nov. 4 election
Posted: July 22, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — There is a potential for some new faces on the City Council later this year.

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Man charged with possession of child pornography
Posted: July 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A month-long investigation led to the arrest of a man charged with the possession of child pornography, Friendswood police said in a news release.

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Museum turns to Web to raise funds for upkeep of World War II vessels
Posted: July 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The museum dedicated to preserving pieces of naval warfare history is turning to the crowd to help continue its mission.

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Derrick resigns as Hitchcock superintendent
Posted: July 22, 2014

HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock school district board of trustees accepted the resignation of Superintendent Barbara Derrick on Monday and named Carla Vickroy, the assistant superintendent, as acting superintendent.

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