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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas City

December 20, 2014

Texas City

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Appeals court upholds Whiskerville owner’s animal cruelty conviction

A state appeals court on Tuesday upheld a district court’s animal cruelty conviction of Wydell Dixon, the former owner of the Whiskerville animal sanctuary.

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Friday 12/19/2014
Testing among issues for school officials, students, legislators
Posted: December 19, 2014

A 17-year-old Clear Creek High School student kicked off a meeting between area school district officials and state legislators by blasting the number of standardized tests students take each year.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
What’s that land-clearing on I-45 all about?
Posted: December 18, 2014

The dirt: Inquiring readers want to know about all the dirt turning west of Interstate 45 at Holland Road in Texas City. The activity, south of Tanger Outlets, 5885 I-45, is the early work for the residential phase of the long awaited Lago Mar, which will eventually bring thousands of houses to the area.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Consortium to meet with legislators tonight
Posted: December 17, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The Bay Area Consortium will meet with state representatives from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Blocker Middle School in Texas City to discuss how to best address upcoming legislative issues.

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Texas City plumber's truck ends up in Syrian war
Posted: December 17, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A local plumber is being flooded with phone calls — and some threats — after a picture of one of his old company vehicles being used by Islamist militants in Syria was posted on Twitter.

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La Marque rallies to top rival Texas City for 1st time in three years, 50-48
Posted: December 17, 2014

A furious fourth quarter rally saw the La Marque Cougars come away with a 50-48 win over the Texas City Stings in the basketball version of the Battle by the Bay on Tuesday.

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Man hurt by falling car
Posted: December 17, 2014

A man had to be flown to the hospital after the vehicle he was working on fell on top of him. 

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Sunday 12/14/2014
Extra effort needed for Blue Santas to find those truly in need
Posted: December 14, 2014

The legend goes that Santa Claus keeps lists of children who have been naughty and those who have been nice.

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Serving the public
Posted: December 14, 2014

Hundreds of children in Texas City and League City got an early start to Christmas on Friday and Sunday.

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