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The Galveston County Daily News: Tiki Island

January 19, 2017

Tiki Island

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Applications for county elections open

Wednesday was the first day for candidates to apply for a spot on ballots for the May 6 election. A number of cities and school districts in Galveston County plan to hold elections this year.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
Taylor to chair Senate education committee
Posted: January 18, 2017

Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor was re-appointed as the chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

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Friday 01/13/2017
Pilot board calls federal applications incomplete
Posted: January 13, 2017

Asserting the paperwork was incomplete, the Galveston County Board of Pilot Commissioners took no action Friday on applications from seven federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports, a decision that may have delayed a lawsuit over how that work is controlled.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Hearing set today on federal ship pilot applications
Posted: January 12, 2017

A potentially contentious hearing is set for today before the Board of Pilot Commissioners on seven applications from federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports.

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Randy Weber wants CNN journalist fired over Trump conference
Posted: January 12, 2017

Galveston's representative in Washington, D.C. is not a fan of CNN"s Jim Acosta.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Area homeowners hope to score big during Super Bowl
Posted: January 11, 2017

Some Galveston County homeowners are hoping that the Big Game leads to some big business in February.

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Martino found responsible for $140,000 in medical bills from Tiki Island shooting
Posted: January 11, 2017

Mark Anthony Martino, 58, was found responsible for about $140,000 in medical bills during a Wednesday restitution hearing.

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Tuesday 01/10/2017
Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy begins Jan. 31
Posted: January 10, 2017

The 19th Galveston County Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy’s will being on Jan. 31.

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Monday 01/09/2017
Weather service radar taken down for upgrades
Posted: January 09, 2017

The weather radar used by the National Weather Service office in League City was shut down on Monday.

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Freeze to be followed by milder weather, periods of fog and a good chance of rain this coming weekend
Posted: January 09, 2017

A 30° low Saturday morning brought the first freeze to Galveston in two years (the last being a 31° low on January 8, 2015). The 25° low in League City was the coldest at that location in three years (a 23° low in January, 2014). Galveston’s minimum temperature on Saturday was also the coldest at that location since a 28° reading in January, 2014.

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