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October 1, 2014


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Daily News and UTMB invite you to ‘Think Pink’

Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
La Marque’s Aragon quizzed for Alaska police chief's job
Posted: September 30, 2014

LA MARQUE — Police Chief Randall Aragon, a finalist for the Fairbanks police chief job, traveled north to Alaska to answer questions from residents in a public interview this week.

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Galveston County covers more cost overruns in justice administration
Posted: September 30, 2014

County Commissioners approved a more than $400,000 budget amendment Tuesday to cover cost overruns for court-appointed defense attorneys.

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Police shoot, kill man after scuffle at Baybrook Mall
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 11:19 pm

WEBSTER — A man was shot and killed after he got into a scuffle with a Houston Police officer in the parking lot at Baybrook Mall on Tuesday morning.

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League City police trained in emergency medical response
Posted: September 30, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Police received training in medical response and learned life-saving techniques from regional instructors last week.

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Friends of Rosenberg Library’s Used Book Sale begins Friday
Posted: September 30, 2014

One of Galveston’s signature events, the Friends of Rosenberg Library’s Used Book Sale, begins Friday. Margaret Doran, chairman of the committee that organizes the annual sale, talked with The Daily News about what a book lover might find this year.

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Classes resume after threat at Texas City middle school
Posted: September 30, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Police are trying to track down the person who called in a hoax bomb threat Tuesday. The threat led to the evacuation of Blocker Middle school and a lockdown of a nearby elementery school.

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House District 23 candidates Faircloth, Criss face off at forum
Posted: September 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.

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Monday 09/29/2014
Texas City mulls hike in fees for emergency medical service
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 10:45 pm

TEXAS CITY — For the first time in nearly nine years, Texas City’s emergency medical service rates may be increasing.

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