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December 19, 2014


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Blue Santas out in force

Through donations from businesses and individuals the Blue Santa program provides three wrapped gifts for each child in need.

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Friday 12/19/2014
NOAA report: More frequent flooding likely by 2041
Posted: December 19, 2014

By 2041, Galveston Bay could be the source of 30 or more floods per year due to rising sea levels, according to a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Pit bulls’ owner meets Texas City’s requirements
Posted: December 19, 2014

The owner of pit bulls that killed a neighbor’s beagle has met all the requirements with the city of Texas City to register her four pets as dangerous dogs.

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Two injured in crash in Hitchcock
Posted: December 19, 2014

The driver of a two-door car and the driver of an eighteen-wheeler were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a collision Thursday afternoon, police said. 

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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
Toys for Tots says other groups might be picking up toys
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 12:17 pm

The Toys for Tots organization is concerned that other organizations that don’t meet their nonprofit standards might be trying to pick up toys in its name, officials said.

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Port announces project to repair Pier 19
Posted: December 18, 2014

The Port of Galveston on Thursday announced that it had approved a $190,000 repair project for the Pier 19 area.

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Beached dolphin rescued on Bolivar Peninsula
Posted: December 18, 2014

The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network rescued a dolphin found beached on Bolivar Peninsula Thursday.

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Santa, firefighters to visit League City subdivisions
Posted: December 18, 2014

Those who live on the city’s west side and who are certain they are on Santa’s “nice list” may want to take note. Santa Claus, escorted by members of the city’s volunteer fire department, will visit five League City neighborhoods Saturday.

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