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The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

April 18, 2014

Local News

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Car linked to double slaying found in Houston lot

Authorities have located the vehicle of one of the two women found dead outside a Port Bolivar convenience store last month.

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Flight museum unveils new nose art painting
Posted: April 18, 2014

GALVESTON — When Larry Gregory gives a tour of the Lone Star Flight Museum, he sometimes has to be a little creative when explaining the artwork that adorned some planes during World War II, particularly when his tour includes young students.

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Daily News honors local heroes
Posted: April 18, 2014

GALVESTON — More than a dozen Galveston County residents were honored Thursday as The Daily News presented its annual Profiles awards.

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TC gets new fire chief
Posted: April 18, 2014

TEXAS CITY — A longtime member of Texas City’s fire department has been promoted to fire chief.

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Clear Springs ‘sweeps’ Tommy Tune Awards
Posted: April 18, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Springs High School theater department may need to expand its trophy case. The school’s production of “Urinetown” took home nine awards, including best musical, best leading actress and best supporting actor during the 12th annual Tommy Awards with Tommy Tune on Wednesday night.

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Friendswood grad dies after mono diagnosis
Posted: April 18, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD —  Officials with the University of Texas Medical Branch said they have yet to determine what caused the death of a 19-year-old Friendswood native and Texas A&M sophomore who died as she was being treated in the hospital for mononucleosis.

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Voter registration deadline for runoff is April 28
Posted: April 18, 2014

Local elections are right around the corner followed immediately by the primary runoff election scheduled for May 27. If not registered or if you recently moved, you have until April 28 to register or update your address.

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County drug court graduates newest class
Posted: April 18, 2014

GALVESTON — A group of nonviolent drug offenders given a chance to turn their lives around and rejoin the community were honored Thursday at the Galveston County Justice Center.

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Ex-isle city manager Kovacs finds a new job in Fate
Posted: April 18, 2014

GALVESTON — Former City Manager Michael Kovacs has found a new job.

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