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The Galveston County Daily News: Clear Lake Shores

July 27, 2016

Clear Lake Shores

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Health district WIC highlights World Breastfeeding Week

One of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant is to breastfeed. That’s why the Women, Infants and Children division of the Galveston County Health District is happy to support World Breastfeeding Week set for Aug. 1 through Aug. 7.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
A daily reminder: Art project helps bridge the gap between donors, volunteers and clients of the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County
Posted: July 26, 2016

The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County will hold its annual casino fundraiser Saturday.

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Del Papa Distributing Co. donates $2,000 to Boy Scouts
Posted: July 26, 2016

Del Papa Distributing makes donation to Boy Scouts of America’s Friends of Scouting Campaign

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COM student mentoring project awarded
Posted: July 26, 2016

College of the Mainland students in Phi Theta Kappa were named one of the top 100 chapters in the world for their efforts. This year the students launched Peers That Kare, a project to help COM students finish college by pairing them with an honor society student.

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Marcus Joseph Netherly scholarship winners
Posted: July 26, 2016

The 24th annual Marcus Joseph Netherly Memorial Scholarship Program was July 23 at Reed A.M.E. Church in Galveston.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Number of children with asthma has increased 'dramatically'
Posted: July 25, 2016

“The bad news is that the number of children who develop asthma has increased dramatically over the last three decades,” said Dr. Randall M. Goldblum, a professor in Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch. “In our area up to 10 to 18 percent of children now develop asthma.”

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Some relief in sight, but will it be enough?
Posted: July 23, 2016

Chances for meaningful rainfall will be increasing for Galveston County over the next 2-5 days. This is good news as Galveston has received less than ½ inch of precipitation so far this month (2 ½ inches less than would be anticipated by July 23). League City has fared a little better with 1.55 inches of rain since July 1. That still is almost 2 inches below normal for this point in the month.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Sexual assault victims are not alone
Posted: July 20, 2016

Have you ever wondered how you can help a sexual assault survivor? If you would like to make a difference in the life of a survivor, please join us July 30 at our seventh annual Casino for Cause in the Davison Ballroom at the Tremont House, 2300 Ship’s Mechanic Row, in Galveston. For more information, call 409-443-0523, or visit www.rccgc.org.

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Tax assessor-collector's office wants to offer boat registration, titling
Posted: July 20, 2016

A Texas Parks and Wildlife Department program allows local tax offices to keep 10 percent of the registration and titling fees collected in return for taking on the extra duties.

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Monday 07/18/2016
Dog racing plan is just a stalling tactic
Posted: July 18, 2016

An agreement struck recently between dog track operators and The Texas Greyhound Association, which represents dog breeders and kennel operators, and approved by the Texas Racing Commission was meant to accomplish one thing.

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