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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

September 26, 2016

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Island chamber joins lawsuit challenging White House on overtime pay

The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce this week joined other business organizations and trade groups in a lawsuit challenging the White House’s new white-collar overtime rule, which would make millions of Americans eligible for overtime pay.

  • icon Posted: September 22

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Wednesday 09/21/2016
Could garden grow over old Dairy Queen building on Broadway?
Posted: September 21, 2016

Planting seeds: Will a long-vacant Broadway building in Galveston soon be home to a garden? If Mayor Jim Yarbrough and city officials have their way, it will. City officials are considering buying the building formerly occupied by Simp’s Kitchen and years ago by a Dairy Queen, 2528 Broadway. Most recently a group had plans to open a Cajun concept at the building, but those never came to fruition.

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Wednesday 09/14/2016
Rooftops are rising at long-awaited Lago Mar in Texas City
Posted: September 14, 2016

Land sakes: Will Texas City ever be the same? The residential component of Lago Mar that promises to eventually be home to about 4,400 families, is officially underway.

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Galveston Island Brewery is now canning its brands
Posted: September 14, 2016

Galveston Island Brewing’s increasingly popular craft beers soon will be available on area grocery shelves thanks to an agreement with an Austin-based mobile canning company.

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Galveston Economic Development Summit set for Oct. 7
Posted: September 14, 2016

The Galveston Economic Development Partnership will present its fifth annual Economic Development Summit from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort, 5600 Seawall Blvd.

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Wednesday 09/07/2016
Long delayed English Bayou luxe apartments are soon to be let
Posted: September 07, 2016

The gentle rippling of English Bayou’s sea-blue water off 61st Street in Galveston belies the havoc that tore across the island when Hurricane Ike barreled ashore eight years ago this month.

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Yacht Basin plans big changes in boat ramp policies
Posted: September 07, 2016

A boat launch at the Galveston Yacht Basin used by thousands of people for 40 years will no longer be available to nonmembers unless they’re willing to pay a $1,500 yearly fee.

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Tight Ends Sports Bar & Grill moving ahead with League City site
Posted: September 07, 2016

Grill is on: Those rumors about Plano-based breastaurant Tight Ends Sports Bar & Grill planning a touchdown at the building vacated this year by Quaker Steak & Lube in League City are true.

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Wednesday 08/31/2016
Daily News buying Mirror Publishers Inc.
Posted: August 31, 2016

The Galveston County Daily News has reached an agreement in principle to buy the assets of Mirror Publishers Inc., a web offset printing company based in Texas City.

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Construction nearing for Adventure Pointe theme park
Posted: August 31, 2016

It’s happening: Bulldozers and a construction trailer are on site. And a general contractor has been hired. So, if the weather cooperates, crews any day will begin building the long-awaited theme park Adventure Pointe on 25 acres fronting Interstate 45, south of Tanger Outlets in Texas City.

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