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The Galveston County Daily News: Kemah

May 24, 2015


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Kerber rejoins Kemah council

Political movement is afoot in Kemah, where the city’s new mayor and two council members were sworn in Wednesday, while a former city official was appointed to replace the outgoing mayor’s position on City Council.

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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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Game room bill passes House
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 10:19 am

Game rooms in unincorporated Galveston County that skirt Texas gambling laws may soon need to comply with new rules or get out of town. 

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Kemah facing wrongful death suit after suicide in city jail
Posted: May 20, 2015

KEMAH - The family of a man who killed himself in Kemah police custody last year claims officers were negligent in failing to stop the death. 

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Thursday 05/14/2015
Heavy rains flood roads, strand motorists across the north county
Posted: May 14, 2015

The rough and wet weather that flooded roadways and stranded dozens of vehicles did not provide a repeat performance in the Galveston County area Wednesday. The strong storms instead stayed to the west and north.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Weather delays delivery of print editions of The Daily News
Posted: May 13, 2015

Heavy rains Tuesday and through the overnight hours today left many of the county's roads under water. As a result some subscribers to The Daily News will not receive their print edition of the newspaper at the normal time today.

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Storms spawn twisters, flood low-lying areas
Posted: May 13, 2015

A late-afternoon thunderstorm spun up small tornadoes and waterspouts Tuesday and caused flooding in low-lying areas, particularly in eastern parts of the county near San Leon.  

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Water control bill advances
Posted: May 13, 2015

Heated opposition from Galveston County representatives was not enough last week to halt state House approval of a bill that would reduce county representation on the board that manages most of the county’s water supply.

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