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The Galveston County Daily News: Local News

January 18, 2017

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Porretto investigation expected to take weeks

GALVESTON — An investigation into police Chief Henry Porretto will take weeks to complete, City Manager Brian Maxwell said on Monday.

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Friday 02/13/2015
Texas Education Agency to review LMISD decision on Wednesday
Posted: February 13, 2015

The Texas Education Agency will review its decision to shut down the La Marque school district. La Marque Superintendent Terri Watkins said she would meet with education Commissioner Michael Williams at 1 p.m. on Wednesday to review the school district’s record.

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Posted: February 13, 2015

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Thursday 02/12/2015
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Posted: February 12, 2015

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Posted: February 12, 2015

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Tuesday 02/10/2015
League City may say bye, bye to regular council workshops
Posted: February 10, 2015

Mondays on the weeks when city council is scheduled to meet usually mean there is a workshop. 

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Horse virus positive in 2 animals, 3 areas quarantined
Posted: February 10, 2015

State and federal authorities are investigating a deadly, highly contagious virus confirmed in two horses, forcing three properties in the county to be quarantined, officials said. 

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Sunday 02/08/2015
Diverse group pledges support for La Marque school district
Posted: February 08, 2015

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National oil strike enters the 2nd week
Posted: February 08, 2015

As the strike by oil refinery workers enters its second week, more United Steelworkers members walked off the job Sunday at BP locations in Indiana and Ohio.

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