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The Galveston County Daily News: Santa Fe

September 29, 2016

Santa Fe

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Of Note Part II

Gulf Coast Educators FCU awards area teachers with classroom grants

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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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County isn't helping with mosquitoes
Posted: September 27, 2016

What gets me peeved is how the county asked everyone to empty any containers with stagnant water to control the mosquito population when the retention ponds they ask all business owners to install probably contain enough mosquito larvae to give everyone in the county Zika virus.

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It wasn't all peaches and cream forming COM district
Posted: September 27, 2016

That was an excellent article on the history of College of the Mainland by Marissa Barnett (“COM at 50,” The Daily News, Sept. 18). It was all correct from my memory — except it left out some important details. Before the countywide college district could be voted on it had to be authorized by the State Board of Education.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Santa Fe's Blane Marcantel steps up to fill multiple spots for Indians team
Posted: September 26, 2016

Senior Blane Marcantel does a little bit of everything for the Santa Fe Indians football team.

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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
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
'No homework' in elementary worked well for me
Posted: September 22, 2016

I must agree with Nicole Obert's letter ("Editorial didn't produce any facts supporting homework," The Daily News, Sept. 21). When I was in elementary school we did not have homework. That came to us when we entered middle school.

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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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