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July 31, 2014


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Bolivar water safe to consume without boiling, tests show

PORT BOLIVAR — Bolivar Peninsula residents can once again consume tap water without having to boil it first, utility district officials said today

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Banners to honor Texas City veterans
Posted: July 30, 2014

TEXAS CITY — When their son’s name was called, Jose and Juana Jaurigue stood in front of a crowd of veterans and their families at Texas City’s Memorial Park with a red, white and blue banner between them. 

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Isle drug bust nets 14 arrests
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Authorities on Tuesday arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after a long investigation into what police said is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in Galveston.

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Abbott makes campaign pitch to Galveston voters
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Dozens of people braved the blistering July heat to listen to Attorney General Greg Abbott talk about his plans for Texas.

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Animal shelter moves ahead with floor repairs
Posted: July 30, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A monthlong debate about what was the best way to make repairs to the animal shelter floor came to an end Wednesday.

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Police release name of man found dead near railroad tracks
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Police on Wednesday released the name of a man whose decomposed body was found near railroad tracks on the island this month.

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Mistrial in dead dog case
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — A jury deliberating whether a man was responsible for the death of a pit bull tethered on the lawn of a Galveston home could not reach a unanimous verdict Wednesday, resulting in a mistrial. 

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Charles Whynot, ‘Mr. Clear Lake,’ dies at 89
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:17 pm

LEAGUE CITY — Charles Whynot, who earned the nickname “Mr. Clear Lake” because of his business and personal efforts to develop the area, died Monday. He was 89.

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Peninsula residents warned to boil water
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 4:02 pm

PORT BOLIVAR — Some residents of the Bolivar Peninsula are being warned boil their drinking and cooking water because of a major break in a transmission line between Winnie and High Island.

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