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The Galveston County Daily News: News

January 18, 2017

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Commissioners court delays launch of game room regulations

The Galveston County Commissioners Court voted to postpone implementation of new regulations affecting businesses operating with six or more slot-like machines.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
Westside park added to League City's to-do list
Posted: January 17, 2017

The list of parks in League City just got longer.

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Gambling resolution filed again against even longer odds
Posted: January 17, 2017

Another year, another bill proposing a casino for a coastal barrier island.

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CCISD: Student population to grow almost 10 percent in 10 years
Posted: January 17, 2017

Student population growth, particularly in elementary and middle schools, is driving classes into portable buildings and driving Clear Creek school leaders toward a $499 million bond issue, officials said.

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Park Board hires firm to plan Stewart Beach pavilion
Posted: January 17, 2017

The Park Board will pay the architecture firm $130,000 for the planning of the project, which will include renderings and drawings of the pavilion. 

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Arrested cop caught in undercover operation, according to affidavit
Posted: January 17, 2017

The Galveston police officer arrested Friday was the subject of a sting operation, according to an affidavit released Tuesday.

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County saves $6.6 million by refinancing debt
Posted: January 17, 2017

The county refinanced $72 million in debt obligations, saving about $6.6 million.

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Sheriff's Office investigating death in San Leon
Posted: January 17, 2017

The Galveston Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man in San Leon that occurred on Saturday evening.

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Friendswood to sell bonds Feb. 6
Posted: January 17, 2017

Friendswood will sell its third round of 2013 general obligation bonds Feb. 6.

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Monday 01/16/2017
King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump; Crowds celebrate MLK Day around Galveston County
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:22 pm

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

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