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The Galveston County Daily News: News

July 23, 2016

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Blue Jay housing complex moves forward

The Texas City City Commission this week approved an ordinance allowing DSW Homes to seek building permits for a 26-home development in the 7400 block of Blue Jay Drive.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Trash truck strikes pole, 1,200 lose power in Galveston
Posted: July 22, 2016

Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.

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Moody Gardens introduces new sea lion
Posted: July 22, 2016

Moody Gardens' newest resident is Sam, a California sea lion.

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Fed. judge dismisses appeal of woman in Biker Santa killing
Posted: July 22, 2016

An area attorney says he plans to continue the fight to win new hearings for two people convicted in the 2002 killing of the man known as ”Biker Santa.”

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Galveston to repave Travel Air Road next week
Posted: July 22, 2016

Galveston will begin repaving Travel Air Road on Monday, July 25.

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Mayor accused of using the B-word about female colleague
Posted: July 22, 2016

The League City council on Tuesday will discuss the possibility of filing a complaint with the ethics review board against Mayor Pat Hallisey, on allegations he committed sexual discrimination.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Search is on for vanished sculpture of victims of 1900 hurricane
Posted: July 21, 2016

During a casual lunch conversation, the sort that a casual meal with friends inspires, Austin antiques dealer James Powell asked those at the table whether they had ever heard of a vanished sculpture created four years after the 1900 Storm to honor those who had perished.

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Judges decide against taking legal action on disputed position
Posted: July 21, 2016

A county criminal justice board, made up mostly of judges, decided not to take legal action against the commissioners court Thursday.

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Metro ends service at Bay Area Boulevard Park & Pool
Posted: July 21, 2016

For years, Leah Ward has parked her car at the Bay Area Boulevard Park & Pool so she could catch a Metro bus to get to work in Houston.

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UTMB research confirms Zika connection with mosquito species
Posted: July 21, 2016

New research from the University of Texas Medical Branch has put a face on the culprit behind an Zika outbreak in Mexico.

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