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The Galveston County Daily News: Galveston

July 25, 2016

Galveston

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Broken tombstone uncovers a grave mystery

How does a tombstone ended up buried in a Galveston backyard?

  • icon Posted: July 24

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Sunday 07/24/2016
At 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon still raising the bar in powerlifting competitions
Posted: July 24, 2016

At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.

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Coast Guard rescues 2 men from boat sinking off Texas
Posted: July 24, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued two Louisiana men from a 42-foot boat sinking in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Casino gambling will never happen in Texas
Posted: July 23, 2016

In response to the Michael A. Smith's editorial ("Dog racing plan is just a stalling tactic," The Daily News, July 19): The state will never approve casino gambling because the pockets of legislators are always open to deposits by lobbyists from bordering states who cross over into Texas with fists full of dollars and head straight to Austin.

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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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Friday 07/22/2016
Trash truck strikes pole, 1,200 lose power in Galveston
Posted: July 22, 2016

Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.

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Moody Gardens introduces new sea lion
Posted: July 22, 2016

Moody Gardens' newest resident is Sam, a California sea lion.

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Vote for the right kind of change
Posted: July 22, 2016

Every year, the U.S. State Department issues multiple travel alerts. On May 31, Americans were alerted to the dangers posed by traveling to Europe, specifically France, which was hosting the European Soccer Championship and Tour de France cycling race.

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Galveston to repave Travel Air Road next week
Posted: July 22, 2016

Galveston will begin repaving Travel Air Road on Monday, July 25.

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Seaside sermons: Central's Couch Surfers cruise waves, word
Posted: July 22, 2016

Galveston’s Couch Surfers offers a considerably different take on getting non-church people back to Bible study, prayer and perhaps to his church, the venerable, 130-year old Central Methodist Church at 3308 Ave. O ½.

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