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The Galveston County Daily News: News

July 29, 2016

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Resident annoyed by trash piling up in alleyways off Texas Avenue

Gill Goodwill has watched the trash pile up in the alleyways near Texas Avenue for months.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Defense attorneys preparing to file complaint against Neves
Posted: July 28, 2016

Defense attorneys are preparing a formal complaint against Judge Kerry Neves, who has drawn criticism for a Facebook post and courtroom order he said is intended to deter violence against police officers.

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UTMB research: treatment for Zika may already be on the market
Posted: July 28, 2016

Drugs used to treat diseases such as bacterial and parasitic infections, cancers and depression could also treat Zika virus infections, according to new research from scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Galveston police make plea to council amid contract negotiations
Posted: July 28, 2016

More than 20 Galveston Police officers attended the Galveston City Council meeting on Thursday to ask the council to consider the plight they say the city's police force is facing. 

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
GPD officer complains that former chief harassed her
Posted: July 27, 2016

New details emerged this week about events preceding the departure of Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto as the city council prepares to discuss a possible lawsuit.

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Dickinson police chaplain attends international conference
Posted: July 27, 2016

The Rev. William King III, a chaplain for the Dickinson Police Department and pastor of Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, attended an International Conference of Police Chaplains seminar in Albuquerque, N.M. this month.

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Attorneys dispute whether League City council violated state law with letter
Posted: July 27, 2016

At least one expert on public-information laws maintained that the letter showed violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act.

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Rosenberg Library set to double bandwidth for patrons
Posted: July 27, 2016

Rosenberg Library is doubling their bandwidth to 200 megabytes per second.

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Texas City man gets 61 years for selling meth
Posted: July 27, 2016

A Texas City man was sentenced to 61 years in prison Tuesday for selling methamphetamine and running from police.

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TAMUG grad led Panama Canal expansion
Posted: July 27, 2016

A massive, recently-completed expansion of the Panama Canal has Galveston ties.

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