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The Galveston County Daily News : Communities

April 17, 2014


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Beach Party plans return to the island, sort of

GALVESTON — A notoriously popular island event may be making a sudden return to the island this weekend.

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State OKs LMISD solvency plan
Posted: April 17, 2014

LA MARQUE — After more than a year and two earlier rejections, the La Marque school district this week got the state’s approval of its financial solvency plan.

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Community remembers victims of 1947 disaster
Posted: April 17, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Survivors of the 1947 Texas City disaster gathered with residents, police officers and firefighters to honor those who died in the worst industrial disaster in U.S. history. 

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A stately send-off for Friendswood
Posted: April 17, 2014

Check out photos from the send-off for the Friendswood girls soccer team on their way to the state tournament.

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Local man charged with injuring child
Posted: April 17, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A man who called 911 to report that his daughter was choking has been accused of causing life-threatening injuries to the 3-month-old infant, police said.

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Seawolf Park could reopen by week’s end
Posted: April 17, 2014

GALVESTON — After weeks of cleaning, Seawolf Park may open by Friday.

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24-5A holds own at area track meet
Posted: April 17, 2014

DICKINSON — District 24-5A more than held its own during Wednesday’s area meet against a District 23-5A loaded with some of the best track and field talent in the state. 

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Moody Gardens to hold Earth Day event
Posted: April 17, 2014

GALVESTON — Learn how you can make a difference as Moody Gardens welcomes several guest speakers for a special Earth Day event on Saturday.

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Police investigating missing utility funds
Posted: April 17, 2014

LA MARQUE — The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office and La Marque police are investigating the suspected theft of less than $1,000 from the internal accounts of the city’s utility billing department.

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