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May 23, 2015

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A frank discussion: Driver approaches job with great... relish

GALVESTON — Matt Heng is at 40,000 miles and counting behind the wheel of a giant hot-dog shaped truck. 

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Saturday 05/23/2015
Union, refinery still working on negotiations: Work-life issues among issues the two sides are addressing
Posted: May 23, 2015

TEXAS CITY — Having a reasonable idea of when a workday will begin and end is just one of the proposals United Steelworkers union officials say they are trying to work out with the owner of the Galveston Bay Refinery. 

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SpongeBob SubPants Adventure opens at Moody Gardens today
Posted: May 23, 2015

GALVESTON — Moody Gardens is showcasing another first in entertainment with the opening of its new attraction, the SpongeBob SubPants Adventure. 

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TC man sentenced to 50 years on drug charge
Posted: May 23, 2015

TEXAS CITY — A judge sentenced a Texas City man to 50 years in prison Friday for intending to distribute 60.6 grams of powder and crack cocaine. 

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Friday 05/22/2015
Video of Texas City officer-involved shooting released
Posted: May 22, 2015

The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office released video footage Friday that shows the Dec. 26, 2014, fatal shooting of Carlton Wayne Smith Jr. outside H.T.’s Lounge.

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Building tomorrow's beach: As one sand project is completed, another is set to begin
Posted: May 22, 2015

GALVESTON — By the time it’s over, 2015 may end up being remembered as the Summer of Sand in Galveston.

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Students meet officers from area agencies
Posted: May 22, 2015

GALVESTON — Besides a detective who visited his school a few weeks ago, Leo Clark had never met a law enforcement officer. 

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Kerber rejoins Kemah council
Posted: May 22, 2015

Political movement is afoot in Kemah, where the city’s new mayor and two council members were sworn in Wednesday, while a former city official was appointed to replace the outgoing mayor’s position on City Council.

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Area firefighters gather for games
Posted: May 22, 2015

TEXAS CITY — No friendly wagers have been made yet and no gauntlets thrown down, but that is bound to change by the time area firefighters convene for the Firefighter Games in Texas City next month. 

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