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The Galveston County Daily News: News

February 10, 2016

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Santa Fe man says Social Security office "killed" him

A Santa Fe couple says a false death report stopped social security payments.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close
Posted: February 10, 2016

The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius helps bring Mardi Gras to a close with the annual Fat Tuesday parade through downtown Galveston.

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League City council moves forward with annexation of more land
Posted: February 10, 2016

The City Council will conduct the first ordinance reading to consider annexing 63.1 acres of land north of the Mar Bella subdivision and 8.53 acres of frontage along Lawrence Road Mar. 8.

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La Marque City Council to consider commission aimed at youth
Posted: February 10, 2016

The city council is considering the creation of a commission geared toward youth affairs, including involvement with community activities for kids and promoting engagement between local government and young people.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Photos: Fat Tuesday parade brings Mardi Gras to a close
Posted: February 09, 2016

The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius' 20th annual Fat Tuesday Parade brought an end to the Mardi Gras celebrations in Galveston.

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Construction on Industrial Trades Center could start next week
Posted: February 09, 2016

Construction on a 30,000-square-foot industrial trades center for the Texas City Independent School District could start as early as next week, a district official told the school board Tuesday.

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La Marque City Council renews electric contract
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 1:57 pm

The City Council on Monday renewed its contract with a nonprofit corporation for another four years in an effort to find the best deal for the city’s electric needs.

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Students hear songs, lessons of Black History Month
Posted: February 09, 2016

Speakers at a Black History Month program at Hitchcock High School say African-American history should be celebrated year-round, as part of the country's past. 

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Child porn nets school bus driver 40-plus years in prison
Posted: February 09, 2016

"Society has to protect itself from people like you," U.S. District Court Judge George C. Hanks Jr. told Martinez while sentencing him to 500 months in federal prison.

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Apffel challenges residency of Paulissen in Galveston County Precinct 1 race
Posted: February 09, 2016

A candidate for Galveston County Commissioner Precinct 1 is challenging the voter residency of his opponent League City Mayor Tim Paulissen.

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