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The Galveston County Daily News: La Marque

September 30, 2016

La Marque

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Of Note Part II

Gulf Coast Educators FCU awards area teachers with classroom grants

  • icon Posted: September 29

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Wednesday 09/28/2016
Texas is putting too little into public education
Posted: September 28, 2016

State funding for public education and community colleges will be the major issue for the upcoming 85th Texas Legislative Session. Article VII, Section 1 of the state constitution requires, “an efficient system of public schools.” In recent years the Texas Legislature has ignored this responsibility and Texas public education has suffered.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
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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Monday 09/26/2016
Barrios Technology's employees give big to United Way
Posted: September 26, 2016

Barrios Technology employees contributed to another successful United Way campaign for 2016-17. Barrios employees rose to the challenge in supporting the less fortunate in the community by donating $91,188 to the cause.

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Silver Performance Awards presented to Barrios employees
Posted: September 26, 2016

In late August, Barrios Technology recognized employees with Silver BEAR (Barrios Employee Award and Recognition) awards. Each recipient was commended for their high level of expertise and outstanding performance supporting Barrios contracts with NASA’s space exploration programs.

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Friday 09/23/2016
La Marque levels Westbury Christian
Posted: September 23, 2016

Although they owned a 28-7 lead at halftime against Westbury Christian, the effort of the La Marque Cougars wasn't pleasing coach Mike Jackson.

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Front to bring rain and touch of autumn next week, but much remains uncertain
Posted: September 23, 2016

An influx of deep Gulf moisture, a low pressure trough to the west and a cold front expected to move into Texas by Sunday will bring us periods of shower and thunderstorm activity through the weekend into next week. Some heavy rain will be possible in our area, especially from Sunday night into late Monday or early Tuesday. In addition, the front should move to the coast by late Monday or early Tuesday, delivering more seasonably appropriate temperatures to Galveston County.

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Bolivar Peninsula beach sticker sales increase 25 percent
Posted: September 22, 2016

Bolivar Peninsula visitors are buying significantly more beach stickers, decals required to park vehicles on the sand near the water, and county officials want to use the extra revenue to build the first public restrooms along the shoreline.

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
The warmest September ever?
Posted: September 20, 2016

Yesterday saw another day and another late season heat advisory. Based on the temperatures this month and projected warmth over the coming 7 days, this month is on track to become the hottest September in Galveston County since records began in 1871.

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Monday 09/19/2016
Galveston County under heat advisory
Posted: September 19, 2016

Galveston and eight other counties are under a heat advisory until 7 p.m.

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