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November 21, 2014


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Galveston police seeking missing 6-month-old boy

GALVESTON — The Texas Center for the Missing issued a regional Amber Alert this morning for a missing six-month-old Galveston boy.

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Santa Fe will not move forward on annexation
Posted: November 21, 2014

Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction stand for. 

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Beagle owner’s lawyer: $1M lawsuit by pit bulls owner a ‘shakedown’
Posted: November 21, 2014

The attorney defending owners of a slain beagle against a pit-bull owner’s lawsuit wants the case tossed out as groundless and sanctions imposed against the plaintiff and her lawyer.   

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League City: No more deals on ammo; officers to pay taxes owed
Posted: November 21, 2014

Police officers no longer are able to piggyback on the department’s purchase of ammunition after the city found that as many as 83 officers did so and didn’t pay the appropriate taxes, the city announced Thursday. In many cases, the officers purchased the ammunition for personal and not work-related reasons, the city said. 

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Police find dead truck driver
Posted: November 21, 2014

Galveston police found the body of a 55-year-old truck driver in the parking lot of a gas station near Interstate 45 and Harborside Wednesday. 

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‘Lost’ burglary suspects lead League City police on 120 mph chase; crash in Houston
Posted: November 21, 2014

Three suspected burglars led police on a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that ended with a crash under a Houston overpass, police said.

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Lawyers file appeal arguments in Galveston housing lawsuit
Posted: November 21, 2014

Attorneys for a Galveston woman have filed their appeal argument in a lawsuit aiming to block reconstruction of public housing in Galveston.

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Galveston VFW raising funds to keep doors open
Posted: November 21, 2014

VFW Post 880 is not going down without a fight. This weekend, the island’s only Veterans of Foreign Wars post is holding a shrimp-boil fundraiser to help raise the $25,000 it needs to stay open. 

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Kemah moves forward on plans to move city hall
Posted: November 21, 2014

A unanimous council vote for Mayor Bob Cummins to enter into an agreement with the Gulf Coast Center Wednesday was the city’s first step toward moving city hall from the building on state Highway 146 to a proposed $12 million transportation center.

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