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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas City

December 9, 2016

Texas City

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Recently released letter hints at cruise line involvement with federal pilots

A recently released letter written by one of the seven federal pilots seeking the right to guide vessels into local ports hints at cruise company involvement.

  • icon Posted: December 08

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
Trump will right many progressive wrongs
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 1:15 pm

America elected a president to "drain the swamp" in Washington by eliminating progressive (AKA Democrat) bureaucracies. To start, he is appointing the most conservative cabinet since the 1920s. President Trump’s next job will be firing all 4,750 appointed bureaucrats and replacing them with conservatives.

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Medical examiner awaits cause of death for 6-year-old boy
Posted: December 07, 2016

Galveston County officials are waiting to hear how a 6-year-old Texas City boy died.

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Donors help fund students' psychology lessons in Europe
Posted: December 07, 2016

Doug and Crystal Alvarez, along with Maria Sanchez and Glenn Alexander, of Sweet Peas Home Health Care, created a scholarship to help four College of the Mainland students join the History of Psychology in Europe credit class during the summer in 2017.

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On parade
Posted: December 07, 2016

Rojas graduates from basic training 

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Of note
Posted: December 07, 2016

Charles Connell selected as a Samford University Presidential Scholar 

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
School consortium meeting turns contentious over talk of vouchers
Posted: December 06, 2016

A meeting Monday of Bay Area Schools Consortium turned slightly contentious during a discussion about a proposed voucher program.

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In 'tale of two halves,' Texas City tops Ball High in district opener
Posted: December 06, 2016

Texas City overcame a strong start by Ball High with high energy and hustle as the Stings defeated the Tors, 68-54, in both teams’ District 23-5A opener Tuesday at Ball High.

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Be a Santa to a Senior drive is underway
Posted: December 06, 2016

At Home Instead Senior Care we have launched our annual community service program called Be a Santa to a Senior where we positively impact the community by providing holiday cheer and gift giving to indigent seniors who are least likely to receive a present during the holiday season.

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Sun returns, but gusty cold front to bring high winds and a chill
Posted: December 06, 2016

The welcome sight of bright sunshine greeted area residents today, following record rains that brought up to 14.77 inches to parts of the County. Elsewhere, Scholes Field officially measured 9.83 inches during the rain event and League City a more modest, though hardly inconsequential, 6.59 inches. Galveston needs only 0.46 inch of rain through the 31st to have its wettest December ever.

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