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April 24, 2014


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Carnival to add another year-round ship to island operations

GALVESTON -- Carnival Cruise Lines next year will base a third year-round ship in Galveston, luring thousands of additional visitors to the island while marking the first time a cruise line has deployed three passenger liners in Texas.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
Project to restore seawall mural begins next week
Posted: April 24, 2014

GALVESTON — About 2,000 gallons of paint, plus thousands of volunteers are being gathered for a massive project that will put the Galveston Seawall in the record books as a work of art.

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Transport of 747 to close roadways
Posted: April 24, 2014

WEBSTER — The Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft that once ferried NASA space shuttles across the country will make one more short trip to become part of an exhibit at Space Center Houston. 

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Jury continues deliberations in H20 trial
Posted: April 24, 2014

HOUSTON — The jury in the civil trial of the city of Galveston and police officers accused of using excessive force against members of a 2008 wedding party on the island continued deliberations Wednesday.

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LC sues festival promoter over failure to repay funds
Posted: April 24, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — The city has had no luck getting a promoter to return more than $20,000 in seed money advanced for the production of last year’s Boogie, Blues and Brews festival. So the city is taking Latonia Wilson to court.

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Three arrested on drug charges in TC
Posted: April 24, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Law enforcement officers arrested three people, including a suspected drug dealer who tried to escape arrest by leaping out a second-story window, at a Texas City residence late Monday, Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies said.

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Ex-fire chief takes fall, flown to UTMB
Posted: April 24, 2014

LA MARQUE — A former La Marque fire chief was taken by air ambulance to the University of Texas Medical Branch after falling off a ladder at his home Wednesday evening.

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
La Marque student charged after loaded gun found at school
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 8:16 pm

LA MARQUE  — A student was arrested and charged with a felony crime Wednesday morning after a loaded handgun was found in his backpack, school officials said.

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Police identify man found dead outside gas station
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 8:17 pm

GALVESTON — Police are investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found near a gas station at 69th Street and Seawall Boulevard.

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