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August 30, 2014

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Former Crystal Beach fire chief charged with felony theft

An indictment alleges fire department’s credit card was used for more than $25,000 at a Louisiana racetrack and casino.

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Friday 08/29/2014
La Marque school trustees OK district’s $22M budget
Posted: August 29, 2014

LA MARQUE — La Marque school district trustees kept the district’s tax rate unchanged and approved an approximately $22 million budget.

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Rain doesn’t dampen spirits
Posted: August 29, 2014

Rain didn't stop high school football fans from coming out Friday night to support their team during the first week of the season.

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Superintendent: Legislature’s challenge goes beyond restoring funding
Posted: August 29, 2014

The superintendent of the Galveston school district said Friday he hoped significant changes in the state’s system for funding public education would be coming next year.

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Background on the school finance ruling
Posted: August 29, 2014

On Thursday, state District Court Judge John Dietz ruled that the state’s school financing system “effectively imposes a state property tax” in violation of the Texas Constitution.

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After state OK, La Marque’s Gulf Greyhound Park ready for ‘historical racing’ terminals
Posted: August 29, 2014

La Marque’s Gulf Greyhound could have terminals within six months

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Yacht catches fire under Kemah bridge
Posted: August 29, 2014

KEMAH — A 52-foot yacht caught fire under the Kemah Bridge on Monday afternoon.

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Warrant sweep nets 12 arrests
Posted: August 29, 2014

A felony warrant sweep this week netted 12 arrests on charges ranging from felony theft to driving while intoxicated.

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Man sentenced in assault on girl
Posted: August 29, 2014

LA MARQUE — A judge Thursday sentenced a La Marque man convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child to 20 years in prison.

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