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The Galveston County Daily News : Bacliff

January 28, 2015


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Shipwrecked couple ID’d as alleged con artists on the run

The story of a family that disappeared after being rescued from a sinking sailboat near San Leon in Galveston Bay gets stranger at every turn. The county sheriff said the parents are accused con artists wanted by the FBI.

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Thursday 11/13/2014
Space heater blamed in fires that destroy San Leon mobile homes
Posted: November 13, 2014

SAN LEON — A space heater used to fight off the chill from the season’s first cold snap is blamed for a Thursday morning fire that destroyed two mobile homes and a small detached apartment.

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Monday 11/10/2014
Returning Galveston County vets find help from local groups
Posted: November 10, 2014

The transition from life in the military to that of the civilian world can be jarring and at times difficult to navigate, but there are organizations across the county to help former service members make the transition. 

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Sunday 11/09/2014
Weather Channel: Galveston County not a good place to buy a home
Posted: November 09, 2014

According to the Weather Channel, home buyers may want to think twice before buying real estate in Galveston County. 

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San Leon garage blaze under investigation
Posted: November 09, 2014

SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department is investigating how a detached garage caught fire Sunday.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Family, infant rescued after boat flips near San Leon
Posted: October 29, 2014

SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.

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Veterans housing program may be featured on HGTV
Posted: October 29, 2014

California-based Green Nation Productions plans to follow the construction and stories of the military veterans who will receive Hurricane Ike Disaster houses.

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Ike house serves as backdrop to new program for veterans
Posted: October 28, 2014

BACLIFF — Six years after Hurricane Ike damaged their old house and years of bureaucratic denials, Gwen Hudgens and her husband, Mike, have a new place to call home.

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Monday 10/27/2014
Six years after Ike, county to launch housing program for veterans
Posted: October 27, 2014

Like thousands of others six years ago, Michael Hudgens turned to federal officials to help pay for repairs to his Hurricane Ike-damaged house. He figured after an inspector said his leaky roof was not damaged that help would never come.

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