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The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 30, 2014

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Family, infant rescued after boat flips near San Leon

SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
League City council members’ ammo request misfires
Posted: October 29, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A couple of council members had hoped to get a discount on their ammunition purchase by lumping it in with the police department's order.

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Ghosts scare up business in Galveston for Halloween
Posted: October 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Ghosts were once thought to be bad for business, but now Galveston’s haunted reputation is bringing people, and their money, to the island in droves. 

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Red Cap robbery in Santa Fe an inside job, police say
Posted: October 29, 2014

Authorities arrested a former employee and a man who applied to work at the Red Cap Restaurant three days before it was robbed, police said. 

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Galveston veterans locked out of county’s expanded Ike housing program
Posted: October 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Veterans who live in Galveston need not apply for the county's veteran disaster housing program.

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Veterans housing program may be featured on HGTV
Posted: October 29, 2014

California-based Green Nation Productions plans to follow the construction and stories of the military veterans who will receive Hurricane Ike Disaster houses.

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Gulf Coast Water Authority seeks to increase supply
Posted: October 29, 2014

The Gulf Coast Water Authority, which supplies water to most of the cities and industries in Galveston County, is pursuing a couple of projects to buy more water. 

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Burglars kick in door of League City home with mother, child inside
Posted: October 29, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Police said they hope a few items left at the scene of a home that was broken into Wednesday morning will lead them to a suspect scared away by the homeowner’s alarm system.

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Galveston police seize meth, money and guns
Posted: October 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Police seized more than 56 grams of methamphetamines, two handguns and $5,344.00 in cash from a Galveston man Monday.   

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