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The Galveston County Daily News : Kemah

July 23, 2014


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Grand jury probes former mayor’s dealings

KEMAH — A Galveston County grand jury is investigating property deals made after Hurricane Ike during the tenure of former Kemah Mayor Matt Wiggins, an attorney for Wiggins said Thursday. 

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Kemah council continues talks on parking spaces
Posted: July 17, 2014

KEMAH — The Kemah City Council again tabled consideration to alter the parking requirements for a drug rehabilitation center looking to open in a former “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house.

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Tuesday 07/15/2014
Police: 3 men rob Kemah hotel guest of $67,000 in cash
Posted: July 15, 2014

KEMAH — A man told officers he woke up at a Kemah motel early Monday to the sight of three men in his room, one of them wielding a pistol and demanding the money in a nearby safe, police said.

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Friday 07/11/2014
Man not guilty by reason of insanity in bomb scare
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 9:24 pm

KEMAH — A man charged in connection with a bomb scare that locked down a Kemah Walmart store for more than four hours was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Friday.

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Youths to set sail in six-day regatta
Posted: July 11, 2014

Galveston Bay will again be the site for the largest youth regatta in the state of Texas as the six-day Texas Youth Race Week sets sail Saturday.

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Sunday 07/06/2014
State, foundation, eateries partner to build reef
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:28 pm

KEMAH — Tourists won’t see it, but Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials hope a new oyster reef only a few feet from the Kemah Boardwalk will have a large impact.

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Thursday 07/03/2014
Drug rehab at ‘Extreme Makeover’ house upsets neighbors
Posted: July 03, 2014

KEMAH — Residents upset about a drug rehabilitation facility to operate out of what was once an “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house, on Wednesday urged the City Council to reject a request for a waiver on parking requirements.

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Friday 06/20/2014
Texas Outlaw Challenge begins today
Posted: June 20, 2014

Speedboats aim to break last year’s record of 171 mph on 1-mile course

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Tuesday 05/27/2014
Fish kill blamed on oxygen depletion
Posted: May 27, 2014

KEMAH — State officials said the thousands of dead fish that have washed up near Galveston County this week were probably killed by oxygen depletion.

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