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The Galveston County Daily News: Bayou Vista

January 18, 2017

Bayou Vista

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Pilot board calls federal applications incomplete

Asserting the paperwork was incomplete, the Galveston County Board of Pilot Commissioners took no action Friday on applications from seven federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports, a decision that may have delayed a lawsuit over how that work is controlled.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Hearing set today on federal ship pilot applications
Posted: January 12, 2017

A potentially contentious hearing is set for today before the Board of Pilot Commissioners on seven applications from federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports.

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Randy Weber wants CNN journalist fired over Trump conference
Posted: January 12, 2017

Galveston's representative in Washington, D.C. is not a fan of CNN"s Jim Acosta.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Area homeowners hope to score big during Super Bowl
Posted: January 11, 2017

Some Galveston County homeowners are hoping that the Big Game leads to some big business in February.

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Tuesday 01/10/2017
Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy begins Jan. 31
Posted: January 10, 2017

The 19th Galveston County Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy’s will being on Jan. 31.

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Monday 01/09/2017
Weather service radar taken down for upgrades
Posted: January 09, 2017

The weather radar used by the National Weather Service office in League City was shut down on Monday.

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Freeze to be followed by milder weather, periods of fog and a good chance of rain this coming weekend
Posted: January 09, 2017

A 30° low Saturday morning brought the first freeze to Galveston in two years (the last being a 31° low on January 8, 2015). The 25° low in League City was the coldest at that location in three years (a 23° low in January, 2014). Galveston’s minimum temperature on Saturday was also the coldest at that location since a 28° reading in January, 2014.

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Saturday 01/07/2017
Help Crime Stoppers make our communities safer
Posted: January 07, 2017

Join with Galveston County Crime Stoppers, law enforcement and the media to secure a safe environment in which to live and work.

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Friday 01/06/2017
Galveston County braces for coldest weather of season
Posted: January 06, 2017

Temperatures were expected to fall below freezing through most of Southeast Texas early this morning, and wind chills were set to drop down to the 20s in Galveston County.

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Galveston County schools receive "work in progress" A-F grades
Posted: January 06, 2017

School districts across the state received letter grades for the first time this week. The results were made public on Friday.

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