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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

February 1, 2015

Galveston

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Galveston comes to crossroads on trolley decision

From a certain point of view, the decision to bring the Galveston trolley system back to the island in the 1980s was ahead of its time.

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Sunday 02/01/2015
County officials seek hotel tax revenue
Posted: February 01, 2015

County officials are pushing state lawmakers for authority to tax hotel occupants, a move that could make Galveston’s tourism tax rate the highest on the Gulf Coast.

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GHF accepting nominations for ‘Heritage at Risk’
Posted: February 01, 2015

Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to their “Heritage At Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being lost due to damage, neglect or proposed development.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Boys basketball roundup for Jan. 30, 2015
Posted: January 31, 2015

Recap of Friday night's boys high school basketball games including action from District 24-6A, a match-up between Ball High and Santa Fe, and contests featuring Texas City and Hitchcock.

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Girls basketball roundup for Jan. 30, 2015
Posted: January 31, 2015

Recap of Friday night's high school girls basketball action including match-ups between Ball High and Santa Fe, Friendswood and Clear Brook and Clear Springs and Clear Lake.

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Coyote carcass subject of GPD investigation
Posted: January 31, 2015

Police are investigating an abandoned cooler that some residents believed was filled with the skinned carcass of a dog.

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Ball High falls to Dobie in hard-fought tennis match
Posted: January 31, 2015

Dobie defeated Ball High in dual match tennis action Friday at Dobie High School, 15-0.

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26 malnourished horses seized from Galveston woman
Posted: January 31, 2015

More than two dozen horses and a couple of mules were treated cruelly by the owner of an island riding business will be permanently removed from her possession, a Galveston judge ruled Friday.

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Police arrest suspected “Omega Crips” teen gang member
Posted: January 31, 2015

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy and suspected member of the Omega Crips gang Tuesday on charges of drug possession, auto theft and evading arrest. 

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