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The Galveston County Daily News: Kemah

May 24, 2015

Kemah

Top Story

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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