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April 16, 2014

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‘I knew it was something bad’

TEXAS CITY — Texas City Disaster survivor tells her story for the first time 67 years after the explosion.

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For three lucky ones, chance changes saved their lives
Posted: April 16, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Sometimes luck comes in the form of a higher-paying job. Other times, it is a trip home to see the wife or the order to clear out just in the nick of time.

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District 6 race draws most funds
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 2:34 am

GALVESTON — The race to represent the West End is drawing a lot of interest from political donors.

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Partnership to open Susan’s Market
Posted: April 16, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The Mainland Children’s Partnership is planning to open a food pantry next month and will look to work with the Galveston County Food Bank to provide food and services in the mid-county area.

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Offshore rig taking on water
Posted: April 16, 2014

GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday evening was monitoring an offshore drilling rig more than 100 miles south of Galveston after the rig was hit by a large wave and began taking on water into a ballast tank.

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Autopsy pending for stricken runner
Posted: April 16, 2014

GALVESTON — Officials have identified the runner who died Sunday after collapsing at the finish line of a half marathon in downtown Galveston as Kaytie Joiner, 27, of Edmon, Okla.

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Man charged with injury to a child
Posted: April 16, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A Nassau Bay man accused of injuring a child was arrested Monday on a warrant, League City police said.

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City promotes three police officers
Posted: April 16, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Three League City police officers were promoted last week to the positions of captain, lieutenant and sergeant.

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Griffin gets primary opponent’s endorsement
Posted: April 16, 2014

Bret Griffin, a candidate in the Republican Primary runoff for the 212th District Court, has been endorsed by George Young, one of his opponents in the primary.

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