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October 20, 2014


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Galveston city manager meet-and-greets scheduled

GALVESTON — Galvestonians will have a handful of opportunities to meet the two candidates for city manager over the next day and a half.

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Monday 10/20/2014
Island Education: Homecoming a chance to recognize community involvement
Posted: October 20, 2014

One look around at the Ball High homecoming football game against Willowridge and it’s easy to see how much the community is invested in Galveston ISD schools. The imprint of local buy-in to support teams, groups, and schools is everywhere.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Quarantined Carnival Magic passenger is Ebola free
Posted: October 19, 2014

GALVESTON — Blood tests, conducted on samples that were retrieved from the ship by a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday, showed that the woman was Ebola free.

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Clark, Hutchins vie for Precinct 4 seat
Posted: October 19, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The challenger for the Precinct 4 seat on the county’s commissioners court would like to bring some political balance to the court. But longtime incumbent Ken Clark pointed to a series of successful projects for the county, and to decreasing spending and tax rates, as reasons for him to stay.

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Community effort makes library possible
Posted: October 19, 2014

CLEAR LAKE SHORES  — There’s a hidden treasure on the bottom floor of Clear Lake Shores City Hall, one specially designed for the children of the small community.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
Job opportunities in health care industry are expected to increase through 2022
Posted: October 18, 2014

In a job landscape where change is constant and technology rules, people planning a career or career change can count on health care as a source of employment opportunities for the next 50 years.

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‘I don’t have time to cry – I have to fight’
Posted: October 18, 2014

Pam Nicolini of Texas City had taken shelter from Hurricane Rita at a friend’s home in East Texas in 2005 when she discovered a lump in her breast.

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LNG pioneer has hurdles ahead with terminal at Pelican Island
Posted: October 18, 2014

GALVESTON — Among the things Kathleen Eisbrenner must do to bring a liquefied natural gas export terminal to Pelican Island is to raise more than $80 million for design and permitting costs, raise another $6 billion or so for development, secure long-term buyers, maneuver through a regulatory thicket and navigate the rocky shoals of local public opinion, which have sunk similar projects.

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No problems reported as Ebola waste comes to isle
Posted: October 18, 2014

GALVESTON — A truck containing 100 barrels of medical waste from Dallas’ Presbyterian Hospital arrived at the University of Texas Medical Branch on Saturday morning so it can be destroyed in an incinerator.

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