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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas City

July 22, 2014

Texas City

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Chinese chemical company signs lease for Texas City’s Shoal Point

TEXAS CITY — The Chinese firms considering the county for a possible multibillion-dollar methanol plant reached secured leases on the property near the Texas City Dike where the plant would be built.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Funnel cloud spotted in Texas City
Posted: July 22, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A funnel cloud appeared briefly in the sky near the Marathon refinery in the southeast part of the city before moving offshore Monday afternoon, officials said.

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Monday 07/21/2014
COM biology group growing plants for nesting island birds
Posted: July 21, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A group at College the Mainland is teaming up with Audubon Texas to plant native vegetation on islands used by nesting birds in Galveston Bay.

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Sunday 07/20/2014
Strikeasaurus: Youth bowlers bring home state title
Posted: July 20, 2014

TEXAS CITY – “Strikeasaurus” feasted on pins as the Texas City-based youth bowling team stomped the competition to bring home a state title.

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COM scholarships open to musicians
Posted: July 20, 2014

Instrumental musicians wanting to begin or continue their education may set up an audition Aug. 11, 12 or 13 for a music scholarship at College of the Mainland. 

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Saturday 07/19/2014
COM alum constructs art around unique spaces
Posted: July 19, 2014

For Karen Brasier, any space — whether a rusted chain-link fence or a converted refrigerator — presents a potential canvas for art. 

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Tires slashed in Texas City neighborhood
Posted: July 19, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating who might have slashed the tires on 13 vehicles in Texas City on Friday morning.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Animal shelter budget still in limbo
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 10:02 am

TEXAS CITY — Galveston County Animal Resource Center officials will have to revise the center’s budget again after some of the cities that fund its operations balked at the proposals pitched by shelter managers.

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Small business spotlight
Posted: July 17, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Today is the last day to sign up for the Texas City event

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