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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas City

November 27, 2014

Texas City

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More than a third of Galveston County residents live in a food desert

For about 35 percent of county residents, there’s nothing quick or easy about getting to a grocery store, according to 2010 statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Daily News readers share symbols of why they are thankful
Posted: November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving for many is more than a holiday. It’s a day of reflection and life evaluation. So, at many a table today friends and family will share what they are thankful for — and why.

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Bringing some smiles ahead of Thanksgiving
Posted: November 26, 2014

In the photo above, Myasia Johnson, center, has a Thanksgiving lunch with turkey, dressing and all the trimmings Tuesday with her sister, Paris Duke, left, and grandmother Juanita Parker in her hospital room at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. 

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Texas City police report describes pit bulls 'extremely aggressive' behavior
Posted: November 26, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The pit bulls that killed a 10-year-old beagle in its own backyard were “extremely aggressive” and uncontrollable even by their owner, according to a police report obtained by The Daily News.

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Tuesday 11/25/2014
EKGs’ accuracy analyzed in first College of the Mainland honors project
Posted: November 25, 2014

TEXAS CITY — For cardiology technician Josie Howell, reading the wavy lines of heart monitors inspired an honors project.

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Sandwiches, skylines and sketches win in COM student show
Posted: November 25, 2014

An intricate drawing, a Manhattan skyline shot in all its grandeur and a ceramic sandwich looking almost ready to eat earned top honors in the annual College of the Mainland Student Art Show

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Monday 11/24/2014
LEADS program expands
Posted: November 24, 2014

Sitting in the back row of a mock courtroom, Alyssa Garcia listened intently to arguments made by the prosecution and defense as she played the role of juror. 

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Sunday 11/23/2014
'Mission' meals continue holiday tradition in Texas City, Galveston
Posted: November 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A little before 11 a.m. at Harvest Bible Church in Texas City, David Henson and the other volunteers were giving thanks and getting ready to serve food to more than 100 homeless and low-income people at Mission Texas City’s yearly Thanksgiving feast. 


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Local groups prepare to serve holiday meals across the county
Posted: November 23, 2014

Several groups will serve Thanksgiving meals to people across Galveston County this week.

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