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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas City

July 30, 2016

Texas City

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A buzz about the Tropics

It is no secret by now for most people that the first disturbances emerging from the Cape Verde region are making their way west across the Tropical Atlantic. In one sense, this marks the beginning of the “Cape Verde” season in which systems form as frequently in the far eastern Atlantic as in the Caribbean or Gulf of Mexico.

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Saturday 07/30/2016
Together we can heal old wounds
Posted: July 30, 2016

Amid all of the divisive rhetoric that is being spewed nationally, it is very impressive that our community has been dealing with police and communities of color for over three years. I am grateful that when I approached Chief Robert Burby and his administrative staff, Chief Burby immediately recognized the benefit that could come from such interaction. I reported back to other community leaders, and all agreed that this was a worthwhile endeavor. When our community leaders and Chief Burby approached our mayor with a proposal to begin the meetings, we were given the green light.

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Friday 07/29/2016
Hydration Basics for Summertime: 8 Tip for Proper Hydration
Posted: July 29, 2016

Daily water intake must be balanced with losses to maintain our total body water. We lose water not only through sweating but also through breathing and using the restroom. Losing body water without replacing it can have huge negative effects on your mind and overall health.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Cape Verde waves a reminder that the season is here
Posted: July 28, 2016

While the Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, there hasn’t been enough going on to keep anybody’s attention in the weeks since.

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Zydeco fave, Tucka, coming to Galveston County
Posted: July 28, 2016

Tucka and the Groove City Express Band will headline the BluZydeco Blowout, sponsored by Wise Guyz Entertainment and Real Deal Production, at noon Aug. 13 at No. 10 Jack Brooks Park, state Highway 6, in Hitchcock.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Texas City, COM partnership worth more than just discussion
Posted: July 27, 2016

Texas City and College of the Mainland have taken the first steps toward constructing and operating a $15 million facility that would double as training complex for the college’s public service programs and an advanced training site for the city’s public safety personnel.

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Texas City man gets 61 years for selling meth
Posted: July 27, 2016

A Texas City man was sentenced to 61 years in prison Tuesday for selling methamphetamine and running from police.

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State leaders, experts to speak on next decade's road projects
Posted: July 27, 2016

Local, county and state governments plan to spend $500 million on road projects in Galveston County over the next decade.

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Galveston County happenings
Posted: July 27, 2016

Clear Lake Elks distribute dessert to DeBakey veterans

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Galveston Bay Area Texas Master Naturalist happenings
Posted: July 27, 2016

Tom Solomon hits 15,000 volunteer service hours milestone

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