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November 26, 2014


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Bringing some smiles ahead of Thanksgiving

In the photo above, Myasia Johnson, center, has a Thanksgiving lunch with turkey, dressing and all the trimmings Tuesday with her sister, Paris Duke, left, and grandmother Juanita Parker in her hospital room at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. 

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
New owner pending for Galveston's notorious Sandpiper Cove
Posted: November 26, 2014

GALVESTON — Sandpiper Cove, the island’s most notorious apartment complex, is under contract to sell to an Ohio company that promises a high level of management oversight and responsiveness to the local community.

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Tuesday 11/25/2014
UTMB part of group awarded $20 million research grant
Posted: November 25, 2014

GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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Rail repairs to close Old Port Industrial in Galveston
Posted: November 25, 2014

GALVESTON — Repair of three railroad tracks near the west entrance to the Port of Galveston will require closure of Old Port Industrial Road between 37th and 40th streets. 

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Monday 11/24/2014
LEADS program expands
Posted: November 24, 2014

Sitting in the back row of a mock courtroom, Alyssa Garcia listened intently to arguments made by the prosecution and defense as she played the role of juror. 

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Sunday 11/23/2014
A&M report: State park boosts Galveston County economy
Posted: November 23, 2014

GALVESTON — A recent Texas A&M University study found that out-of-county visitors to the park spent nearly $4 million in Galveston County last year. That money helped create nearly 58 full- and part-time jobs in the county, according to the study. 

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'Mission' meals continue holiday tradition in Texas City, Galveston
Posted: November 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A little before 11 a.m. at Harvest Bible Church in Texas City, David Henson and the other volunteers were giving thanks and getting ready to serve food to more than 100 homeless and low-income people at Mission Texas City’s yearly Thanksgiving feast. 


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Local groups prepare to serve holiday meals across the county
Posted: November 23, 2014

Several groups will serve Thanksgiving meals to people across Galveston County this week.

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Adoption ceremony brings families together
Posted: November 23, 2014

When Judge Janis Yarbrough announced that the adoption and name change were granted, Amber Alston, 16, burst into tears. 

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