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The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 19, 2014

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Quarantined Carnival Magic passenger is Ebola free

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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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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Officials: Risk from quarantined cruise ship passenger is low
Posted: October 18, 2014

GALVESTON — With the Carnival cruise ship carrying a quarantined passenger set to arrive in Galveston early this morning, local public health officials have not announced any increased precautions for disembarking passengers.

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Fun times around the county
Posted: October 18, 2014

There was plenty to do around Galveston County on Saturday.

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Wooing of 1 of 2 candidates for city manager cost Galveston $1,400
Posted: October 18, 2014

GALVESTON — The courting of one of the island’s two city manager candidates cost the city just over $1,400.

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Body found near Texas City Dike
Posted: October 18, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Friday near the Texas City Dike.

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