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October 25, 2014


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Galveston police launch app to reach with residents

GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
Remains belong to missing Va. college student
Posted: October 25, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A man charged in her abduction was arrested Sept. 25 on the beach near Rollover Pass.

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Ebola scare shuts League City clinic for three hours
Posted: October 25, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — An “abundance of caution” about Ebola sent a man to the University of Texas Medical Branch and closed a League City clinic for about three hours Friday.

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League City officials back internal auditor a year after debate
Posted: October 25, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A year after a debate about hiring an internal auditor, officials said the position was making the city more efficient and possibly saving money.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Classes uninterrupted after another Texas City bomb threat
Posted: October 24, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Classes at Blocker Middle School continued as scheduled Friday afternoon even as another bomb threat against the school was made.

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Protecting the bay: Ike Dike won’t stop bay flooding
Posted: October 24, 2014

Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.

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Cabela’s plans 72,000-square-foot store in League City
Posted: October 24, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Big League Dreams Parkway.

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Meeting fails to take place, rift widens
Posted: October 24, 2014

The rift between the Galveston County Commissioners Court and members of the county’s judiciary deepened this week, as a proposed meeting between the two sides failed to take place and a legal battle continued about the firing of the longtime director of justice administration.

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Roads key to economic expansion
Posted: October 24, 2014

The road to economic development in the Galveston area lies in its roads.

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