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July 26, 2014


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New principal, new system at La Marque High School

LA MARQUE — When students return to high school next month, they will be welcomed by a new principal and a new concept in how the campus is managed.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Woman finds brothers she last saw in 1951
Posted: July 25, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Trillis Vaughn sat in the lobby of the Holiday Inn in Texas City Thursday and couldn’t keep her eyes off the sliding glass front door.

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Police chief takes to social media to defend officer
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:48 pm

LEAGUE CITY — The city’s police chief took to social media Friday to commend an officer for his “restraint and professionalism” with a man who approached an officer after a traffic stop.

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Al LeBlanc, longtime UTMB leader dies
Posted: July 25, 2014

GALVESTON — Dr. Alvin Louis “Al” LeBlanc, a physician leader at the University of Texas Medical Branch for more than 50 years, died on Monday in Galveston. He was 83. 

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Space shuttle replica gets its ‘Independence’
Posted: July 25, 2014

WEBSTER — The Space Shuttle replica at Space Center Houston officially got its new name on Friday. 

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Council OKs neighborhood curb, sidewalk projects
Posted: July 25, 2014

GALVESTON — The city is planning to repair curbs and sidewalks in dozens of places in council districts 1, 2, 4 and 5.

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League City needs more Art Hewitt award nominations
Posted: July 25, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Probably no one in the city’s history exemplified volunteerism more than Art Hewitt.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Statue honors gender, sexual minorities
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — A dolphin statue carved from red sandstone and meant to celebrate gender and sexual minorities will be unveiled today. 

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Police investigating what led to fatal accident near Dickinson
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:27 pm

TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating an accident that killed a League City man late Thursday night.

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