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The Galveston County Daily News: Tiki Island

February 7, 2016

Tiki Island

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Galveston County judge denies bond reduction for suspect in 1983 triple murder

A judge denied a reduction of bond for the man accused of slaying three people at an auto-repair shop in League City in 1983 — despite supportive testimony from his sister. 

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Barroso named new health district CEO
Posted: February 04, 2016

Kathy Barroso, a longtime executive for the Galveston County Health District, has been named the district's new chief executive officer.

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Galveston County contemplates idea to cut costs in criminal justice system
Posted: February 04, 2016

 A consulting company has presented county commissioners with a plan it says could save $4.4 million a year in criminal justice system expenses, but some officials are skeptical.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
January’s weather and a look at this weekend
Posted: February 03, 2016

This January was slightly cooler than normal in Galveston County. The month, however, was characterized by persistent cool conditions rather than any really cold weather.

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Construction costs at former Washington Park in Galveston increase $458,000
Posted: February 03, 2016

Construction of the former Washington Park in Galveston is estimated to cost an extra $458,000, but officials still expect it to be complete in fall 2016. 

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February's gardening calendar
Posted: February 03, 2016

Galveston County Master Gardeners have planned several programs for February that will be of interest to local gardeners.

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Why it's important to vote in the March 2016 Republican Primary
Posted: February 03, 2016

“The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Thank you Galveston County
Posted: February 02, 2016

On Jan. 25-31, the Galveston County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol brought National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week to Galveston County for the sixth year in a row. NDAFW is organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. NDAFW celebrates the inquisitive minds of teens by giving them space to ask questions about drugs and to get scientific answers from experts. For this year’s NDAFW, our Coalition brought educational activities to hundreds of students at schools in Texas City and Galveston independent school districts, O’Connell College Preparatory School, and Odyssey Academy.

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As number of pedestrians killed in traffic increases, advocates call for increased awareness
Posted: February 02, 2016

A sharp rise in the number of pedestrians killed on Texas roads over the past five years is leading to calls for more safety awareness.

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Monday 02/01/2016
Galveston County honors sheriff's deputies who rescued San Leon woman from burning home
Posted: February 01, 2016

The county honored two sheriff deputies credited with saving the life of a woman who was trapped in a burning San Leon home. 

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