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The Galveston County Daily News: Galveston

September 29, 2016

Galveston

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Developer demands undo of TIRZ closing, warns of legal action

The city has plans for a $2 million windfall from closing an East End tax zone, but a developer is threatening to sue if city leaders don't reconsider. 

  • icon Posted: September 28

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Wednesday 09/28/2016
Tow company, feds reach $4.9M settlement over 2014 oil spill
Posted: September 28, 2016

The barge and towing company responsible for a 2014 oil spill that released 168,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel for has agreed to pay $4.9 million in civil penalties, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Mihovil an excellent choice for Navigation District
Posted: September 28, 2016

My wife, Lavinia, and I have known Robert Mihovil since we moved to Galveston in 1985, and think he is an excellent choice to serve as a commissioner for the Navigation District No. 1. He has always been an outstanding and undisputed leader in our University Area when it comes to civic activities or neighborhood needs, and we know he would continue that dedicated service on Galveston’s navigation district board.

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Walk to End Alzheimer's is more than a walk
Posted: September 28, 2016

“You need a ride where?”

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Woman hit, killed on 3005
Posted: September 28, 2016

A person was killed early Wednesday morning in an apparent hit-and-run crash on FM 3005 in Galveston.

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Man run over, killed while dropping off trash in Galveston
Posted: September 28, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Galveston police say a man dropping off trash at a garbage transfer station has died after being run over by a front end loader.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
One dead in accident at city transfer station
Posted: September 27, 2016

A man died on Tuesday after an apparent accident at Galveston's transfer station.

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League City council denies probe into allegations against Hallisey
Posted: September 27, 2016

Hostility between League City Mayor Pat Hallisey and City Manager Mark Rohr swelled Tuesday night before a divided city council ultimately decided against opening an investigation into allegations the mayor violated the city charter.

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Help us celebrate these deserving professionals
Posted: September 27, 2016

Central service professionals are being celebrated for their important role and commitment to patient safety during the annual International Central Service Week, Oct. 11-17. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management has served more than 21,000 central service professionals in the United States and abroad by providing educational and professional development opportunities for these professionals.

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Oppermann is out of his league
Posted: September 27, 2016

In response to Anthony Oppermann's editorial ("Baylor fans should vent at Baylor, not MOB," The Daily News, Sept. 22): If Oppermann's sophomoric comments lack logic and reflect a certain jock-mentality, then "so be it." His opinions are best kept in the back of the sports section; otherwise, he is much out of his league.

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