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The Galveston County Daily News: Bayou Vista

June 2, 2015

Bayou Vista

Top Story

Hurricane forecasters look beyond wind speed

National weather forecasters plan to use flood and water surge predictions for the first time this hurricane season — a solution to problems exposed in part by Hurricane Ike. 

  • icon Posted: June 02

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Saturday 05/30/2015
TWIA bill clears the Legislature
Posted: May 30, 2015

AUSTIN — Lauded as a win for coastal Texans, an overhaul of the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort cleared the Legislature on Thursday. 

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Search group Texas Equusearch faces massive debt
Posted: May 30, 2015

Texas Equusearch, which often assists in looking for missing people, is $700,000 in debt and holding a fundraiser in attempt to stay afloat.

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Friday 05/29/2015
Bill altering control of county water supply passes legislature
Posted: May 29, 2015

Both chambers of the state Legislature have now approved a bill that would shift control of most of the county’s water supply — shifting representation from Galveston to Fort Bend and Barzoria counties.

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Health District CEO Guidry announces retirement
Posted: May 29, 2015

Dr. Harlan “Mark” Guidry, head of the Galveston County Health District for 13 years, is set to retire and move to Louisiana. 

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
County dispute off to state high court
Posted: May 27, 2015

County Commissioners voted Tuesday to take the legal battle over last year’s firing of the longtime director of justice administration to the state Supreme Court. 

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House passes altered TWIA overhaul bill
Posted: May 27, 2015

AUSTIN — The Texas House approved an overhaul Sunday of the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort for coastal homeowners and businesses. 

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Friday 05/22/2015
No refusal in effect Memorial Day weekend
Posted: May 22, 2015

The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office and local law enforcement agencies will be cracking down on suspected drunken drivers for Memorial Day weekend with a no-refusal program in effect Friday through Monday. 

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Thursday 05/21/2015
County pets get chipped: County implements new pet fee process that requires your pet to be microchipped
Posted: May 21, 2015

Rather than yearly registration fees and tags, the Galveston County Health District has switched to a one-time fee for pet registration and will provide pets with a microchip. 

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