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The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

July 25, 2014

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Statue honors gender, sexual minorities

GALVESTON — A dolphin statue carved from red sandstone and meant to celebrate gender and sexual minorities will be unveiled today. 

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Texas City police investigate fatal accident near Dickinson
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm

SAN LEON — Texas City police are investigating a fatal accident that happened late Thursday night.

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College board OKs pay raise
Posted: July 24, 2014

TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland trustees approved pay raises for employees, but stopped short of approving the college’s 2015 budget. 

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Sportswriter appointed to Park Board
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The Park Board of Trustees’ newest member has been in the headlines before, although he’s usually the one writing them.

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County ousts longtime criminal justice director
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm

GALVESTON — The county’s longtime director of justice administration, Bonnie Quiroga, has been fired, county officials said Thursday.

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Men charged with leaving children locked in car
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:07 pm

HITCHCOCK — Two men were arrested Thursday after police said they left children in a locked car outside a Hitchcock gas station for about 30 minutes.

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USCG unit gets new commanding officer
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston has a new commander after a change-of-command ceremony Thursday.

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GHA approves financing for mixed-income housing
Posted: July 24, 2014

GALVESTON  — The Galveston Housing Authority’s board of commissioners approved a group of resolutions Thursday that clear the way for the financing of the island’s two mixed-income housing developments.

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Early voting starts Monday in state senate runoff
Posted: July 24, 2014

CRYSTAL BEACH — Next week, Bolivar Peninsula voters can head to the polls to vote for their next state senator. How many will vote, or even know there is an election, is yet to be seen.

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