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The Galveston County Daily News : Bolivar

April 24, 2014


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Bolivar body dump suspect’s attorney seeks gag order

GALVESTON — The attorney representing a Houston man charged in connection with the deaths of his daughter and her girlfriend has filed a motion in Galveston’s 212th District Court seeking to limit publicity and restrict media access in the case.

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Saturday 04/05/2014
Feds seize cargo ship involved in oil spill
Posted: April 05, 2014

HOUSTON — A federal judge on Friday ordered the seizure of the cargo ship that was involved in a collision with a barge that caused an oil spill in Galveston Bay.

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Wednesday 04/02/2014
Look out for signs of Kemp’s ridley nests
Posted: April 02, 2014

With the arrival of warmer temperatures, we begin our annual migration to our beautiful Galveston beaches.

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Thursday 03/27/2014
Volunteers set to mobilize for oil spill cleanup
Updated: March 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm

GALVESTON — Volunteers will be walking a 26-mile stretch of Galveston beach looking for tar balls, oil on the sand and oiled wildlife for the next four days. 

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Bolivar chamber: No oil on our beaches
Posted: March 27, 2014

CRYSTAL BEACH — Officials with the Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce denied media reports that oil from the Galveston Bay spill had reached their shores.

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Wednesday 03/26/2014
Foul weather may halt oil spill clean-up
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 1:25 pm

TEXAS CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard said incoming storms may keep responders from safely collecting oil in the water and along the shoreline.

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Ferry service back at full speed after oil spill
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 3:17 pm

Ferry service between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula resumed its regular schedule of operation Wednesday.

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Tuesday 03/25/2014
Galveston to Bolivar ferry service resumes
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 8:06 pm

GALVESTON — Ferry service between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula resumed this morning with two of the water highway's boats running.

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Work focused on mopping oil spill to restore shipping traffic
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 12:41 am

TEXAS CITY — Limited shipping traffic in the Houston and Texas City ship channels and the Intracoastal Waterway resumed Tuesday.

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