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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas City

July 26, 2016

Texas City

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Del Papa Distributing Co. donates $2,000 to Boy Scouts

Del Papa Distributing makes donation to Boy Scouts of America’s Friends of Scouting Campaign

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
COM student mentoring project awarded
Posted: July 26, 2016

College of the Mainland students in Phi Theta Kappa were named one of the top 100 chapters in the world for their efforts. This year the students launched Peers That Kare, a project to help COM students finish college by pairing them with an honor society student.

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Marcus Joseph Netherly scholarship winners
Posted: July 26, 2016

The 24th annual Marcus Joseph Netherly Memorial Scholarship Program was July 23 at Reed A.M.E. Church in Galveston.

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There was a fix in Clinton's email scandal
Posted: July 26, 2016

Loretta Lynch claims the meeting with Bill Clinton was a chance encounter. She was on her way to Aspen, Colo., for a speaking engagement, so why did she go 600 hundred miles out her way if it wasn't a planned meeting? She told Congress that it was purely social and that they talked about grandkids and golf. She has no grandkids and doesn't play golf. So just what did they talk about just days before Hillary was to be questioned by the FBI?

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Monday 07/25/2016
Number of children with asthma has increased 'dramatically'
Posted: July 25, 2016

“The bad news is that the number of children who develop asthma has increased dramatically over the last three decades,” said Dr. Randall M. Goldblum, a professor in Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch. “In our area up to 10 to 18 percent of children now develop asthma.”

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Please say 'no' to planned parking garage on seawall
Posted: July 23, 2016

In response to the story "The Parking Spot" (The Daily News, June 28): As a BOI and a commuter to Houston who parks daily in multilevel garages, I am diametrically opposed to the placement of such a facility near The Spot. The ambiance of the neighborhood and area would be destroyed.

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Some relief in sight, but will it be enough?
Posted: July 23, 2016

Chances for meaningful rainfall will be increasing for Galveston County over the next 2-5 days. This is good news as Galveston has received less than ½ inch of precipitation so far this month (2 ½ inches less than would be anticipated by July 23). League City has fared a little better with 1.55 inches of rain since July 1. That still is almost 2 inches below normal for this point in the month.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Texas City Police Department to host Community Prayer and Gathering
Posted: July 22, 2016

At 2 p.m. today there will be a Community Prayer and Gathering at the Texas City Police Department, 1004 9th Ave N.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
'AR' doesn't stand for assault rifle
Posted: July 21, 2016

In response to the letter by Gaylon Ray ("Banning types of rifles won't stop crime," The Daily News, July 15): AR doesn't stand for automatic or assault; it stand for Armalite Rifle after the company that designed it. AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova, which was designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov.

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No downside in Texas City's community meetings
Posted: July 21, 2016

Police officials and community leaders in Texas City have set an example that other communities interested in reducing the likelihood and severity of violence between officers and residents should study.

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