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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

July 25, 2014


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Beach Patrol’s Junior Lifeguard program wraps up

The end of the Junior Lifeguard Program is a big deal for us.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Statue honors gender, sexual minorities
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — A dolphin statue carved from red sandstone and meant to celebrate gender and sexual minorities will be unveiled today. 

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Sportswriter appointed to Park Board
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The Park Board of Trustees’ newest member has been in the headlines before, although he’s usually the one writing them.

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County ousts longtime criminal justice director
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm

GALVESTON — The county’s longtime director of justice administration, Bonnie Quiroga, has been fired, county officials said Thursday.

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USCG unit gets new commanding officer
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston has a new commander after a change-of-command ceremony Thursday.

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GHA approves financing for mixed-income housing
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON  — The Galveston Housing Authority’s board of commissioners approved a group of resolutions Thursday that clear the way for the financing of the island’s two mixed-income housing developments.

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Porretto is right to ask for more police for Galveston
Posted: July 24, 2014

 was sitting back and wondering why there is opposition to the increase in police officers in Galveston.

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Isle is stressing water safety
Posted: July 24, 2014

Sadly, just a few seconds is all it takes for a child to drown. Most children drown in swimming pools, but many can drown in canals, buckets, toilets, bathtubs and ponds.

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Keep history alive on Pelican Island
Posted: July 24, 2014

The American Undersea Warfare Museum on Pelican Island is an unappreciated jewel for Galveston County — and it needs our help.

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