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July 30, 2014

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Exhibit tells of the history, journey of African-Americans

LEAGUE CITY — The asking price is $1.5 million for a group of 10 paintings depicting the African-American journey — works that have been on exhibit nationally and may soon be displayed in Galveston.

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Man’s body found near train tracks identified
Posted: July 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Officials have identified a man whose badly decomposed body was found near railroad tracks on the north side of the island earlier this month.

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Lessons learned: Texas City’s past economic development failures
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 11:34 pm

TEXAS CITY — In his 27 years as the president of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, Jimmy Hayley has been part of several big economic projects announcements.

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Rising property values could keep tax rate unchanged
Posted: July 29, 2014

LA MARQUE — While property value is increasing in La Marque, the city plans to keep the tax rate where it is.

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UTMB grant connects children with health care professionals
Posted: July 29, 2014

GALVESTON — In Texas, Child Protective Services is divided into 11 regions with a nurse overseeing the cases of children considered medically fragile.

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Coast Guard: Rescued boaters ran out of gas
Posted: July 29, 2014

GALVESTON — U.S. Coast Guard crews towed a charter boat to Galveston on Tuesday after the boat and four people were reported overdue late Monday.

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Park to be closed for maintenance
Posted: July 29, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — The Ned and Fay Dudney Clear Creek Nature Center at 1220 Egret Bay Blvd., in League City, will be closed through Friday for maintenance.

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Big plans for new Kemah bridge
Posted: July 29, 2014

SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.

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Father gets 35 years for murder of infant daughter
Posted: July 29, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A man charged in the death of his infant daughter pleaded guilty to murder Monday.

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