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April 17, 2014

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State OKs LMISD solvency plan

LA MARQUE — After more than a year and two earlier rejections, the La Marque school district this week got the state’s approval of its financial solvency plan.

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Community remembers victims of 1947 disaster
Posted: April 17, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Survivors of the 1947 Texas City disaster gathered with residents, police officers and firefighters to honor those who died in the worst industrial disaster in U.S. history. 

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Local man charged with injuring child
Posted: April 17, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A man who called 911 to report that his daughter was choking has been accused of causing life-threatening injuries to the 3-month-old infant, police said.

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Seawolf Park could reopen by week’s end
Posted: April 17, 2014

GALVESTON — After weeks of cleaning, Seawolf Park may open by Friday.

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Moody Gardens to hold Earth Day event
Posted: April 17, 2014

GALVESTON — Learn how you can make a difference as Moody Gardens welcomes several guest speakers for a special Earth Day event on Saturday.

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Police investigating missing utility funds
Posted: April 17, 2014

LA MARQUE — The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office and La Marque police are investigating the suspected theft of less than $1,000 from the internal accounts of the city’s utility billing department.

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Friendswood teen dies from mononucleosis
Posted: April 17, 2014

A 19-year-old Friendswood woman has died shortly after being diagnosed with the common disease mononucleosis.

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WGIPOA to have candidates forum
Posted: April 17, 2014

GALVESTON — The West Galveston Island Property Owners Association will have its candidate forum for the mayoral and District 6 City Council candidates at 9 a.m. Saturday at the new Marriott Courtyard Galveston Island Gulf Front, 9550 Seawall Blvd.

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District clerk’s office to host special passport event
Posted: April 17, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Galveston County District Clerk John D. Kinard announced Wednesday that his office will host a special passport event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 in the District Clerk’s Office in the League City Annex, 174 Calder Road, to accept and process U.S. passport applications.

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