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July 24, 2014

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Woman rescued after fall into manhole

A woman was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after falling through an open manhole behind the San Luis Hotel.

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Park for disabled children gets new play equipment
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s handicapped-accessible park has all new equipment and is set to be rededicated Friday. 

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Derrick to receive $120K payment on her way out
Posted: July 23, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district. 

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Man who won harassment lawsuit against county sued for harassment
Posted: July 23, 2014

A former deputy court clerk claims she was sexually harassed by a former deputy constable, who earlier this year was awarded more than $560,000 in a lawsuit claiming he was sexually harassed by the former Precinct 7 constable.

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Council gets first look at budget
Posted: July 23, 2014

GALVESTON — Interim City Manager Brian Maxwell has not included an expansion of the island’s police force in his initial draft of the city’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

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Pair arrested in connection with robbery
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Officers early Wednesday arrested two men accused of robbing a Texas City convenience store at gunpoint, according to a news release from the police department.

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Carll, Rodriguez to kick off 2014 TWELVE project
Posted: July 23, 2014

GALVESTON — The TWELVE Project, now in its fourth year, is giving 12 Texas musicians the opportunity to turn their creativity to photographing life behind the mic as well as participate in a newly formed concert series that runs from September through December at various island venues.

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UTMB researchers: Brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity in humans
Posted: July 23, 2014

GALVESTON — Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores.

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Time for back-to-school immunizations
Posted: July 23, 2014

In addition to pencils, paper and other classroom essentials, vaccinations should be included on every back-to-school checklist. 

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