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The Galveston County Daily News: News

September 28, 2016

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One killed in hit-and-run on FM 3005

A person was killed early Wednesday morning in an apparent hit-and-run crash on FM 3005 in Galveston.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
One dead in accident at city transfer station
Posted: September 27, 2016

A man died on Tuesday after an apparent accident at Galveston's transfer station.

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League City council denies probe into allegations against Hallisey
Posted: September 27, 2016

Hostility between League City Mayor Pat Hallisey and City Manager Mark Rohr swelled Tuesday night before a divided city council ultimately decided against opening an investigation into allegations the mayor violated the city charter.

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Commissioners snub judges, make hire for bond, collections office
Posted: September 27, 2016

The commissioners court refused Tuesday to postpone hiring a director of the personal bond and collections office, and now judges are threatening to pull out of a system designed to streamline the way inmates are released on bond from the jail, which is near capacity.

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New indoor field house to open at Big League Dreams
Posted: September 27, 2016

Big League Dreams, a city-owned complex of baseball fields, this week will publicly unveil a 22,000-square-foot expansion meant to extend its reach to indoor soccer leagues and special events.

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Galveston man sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder
Posted: September 27, 2016

A Galveston man among four accused in the slaying of Ethan Sigalas, 24, pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.

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Friendswood man accused of shooting, stabbing father
Posted: September 27, 2016

A Friendswood man accused of shooting and stabbing his father Monday evening turned himself into authorities, police said.

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Monday 09/26/2016
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate
Posted: September 26, 2016

Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.

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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 11:39 pm

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

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Island port buys out Joe's Crab Shack lease
Posted: September 26, 2016

The Port of Galveston paid $13,500 to a restaurant group in order to regain control of a property that was, until recently, home to a Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant.

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