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October 2, 2014


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More than 5,000 Galveston County ballots no good after snafu uncovered

Because they are missing the word “Independent,” more than 5,000 of Galveston County’s mail-in ballots will have to be reprinted and re-mailed, and the county’s election machines will have to be reprogrammed. 

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Wednesday 10/01/2014
More flair to weddings: County gives marriage licenses an updated look
Posted: October 01, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — When David Aceves and Sabrina Phillips arrived at the county’s Calder Road annex building to get married, the design of their marriage license was the last thing on their mind.

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Park board wants $600,000 from convention center fund
Posted: October 01, 2014

GALVESTON — To take over responsibility for some city services, the Park Board of Trustees says it will need $600,000 out of the city’s convention surplus fund.

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Expert: Ebola not easily transmitted
Posted: October 01, 2014

GALVESTON — The Ebola virus has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 in West Africa, but the virus can be contained with the proper precautions, a University of Texas Medical Branch expert said.

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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in La Marque
Posted: October 01, 2014

LA MARQUE — A 71-year-old man died Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in La Marque, police said.

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Collision shuts down the Intracoastal Waterway
Posted: October 01, 2014

PORT BOLIVAR — An early morning collision between two vessels shut down a section of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near the Bolivar Peninsula for hours Wednesday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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54 LC neighborhoods to have National Night Out events
Posted: October 01, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A record number of neighborhoods have registered with the city to host National Night Out events next week, according to a news release from the League City Police Department.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
Daily News and UTMB invite you to ‘Think Pink’
Posted: September 30, 2014

Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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La Marque’s Aragon quizzed for Alaska police chief's job
Posted: September 30, 2014

LA MARQUE — Police Chief Randall Aragon, a finalist for the Fairbanks police chief job, traveled north to Alaska to answer questions from residents in a public interview this week.

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