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December 17, 2014


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Truck driver critical after collision with Santa Fe school bus

SANTA FE — A 58-year-old Santa Fe man was in critical condition Wednesday after his SUV struck a school bus from the rear as it was picking up kids on the way to school, authorities said. 

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As desalinization plant is built in Brazoria County, Galveston County considers its options
Posted: December 17, 2014

The drought in Texas has left water providers and their customers — cities, industries and farmers — looking for new sources. 

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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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Keith Gross joins LC city council after runoff victory
Posted: December 17, 2014

Attorney Keith Gross ended what had been a bitter city council race with a dominant victory in the City Council Position 6 runoff with Jason Long. 


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Police seek suspect in Broadway robbery spree
Posted: December 17, 2014

Police are searching for a man they suspect is responsible for a string of armed robberies at businesses on Broadway during the past two weeks.

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Police warn of water bill scammers
Posted: December 17, 2014

The police department published a notice Tuesday afternoon, alerting city residents to possible scams involving water services.

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Videos showing Ball High fights raise concern
Posted: December 17, 2014

Galveston Independent School District Police Department received concerned calls from parents this week after three videos showing fights between Ball High students surfaced this online week.

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Mother charged with third degree felony after slapping child, police say
Posted: December 17, 2014

A Santa Fe woman is facing third degree felony charges after police alleged she slapped her 1 and a half year-old child in the face. 

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Suspected cocaine dealer arrested
Posted: December 17, 2014

An undercover narcotics investigation led police detectives Monday to arrest a suspected cocaine dealer in a Galveston apartment complex.

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