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On Tuesday, the Galveston Planning Commission is scheduled to consider an application asking to rename 11 block of 30th Street after District 1 Councilman Tarris Woods.

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GALVESTON — The effect of this year’s seaweed season on the island has been a hot topic this week on the island.

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GALVESTON — News that a Houston teenager had been bitten by a shark on a West End beach quickly spread yesterday, as the picture of teeth marks on 14-year-old Mikaela Medina’s back drew clicks from around the Internet.

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GALVESTON — If you drove down Seawall Boulevard on Wednesday, you probably couldn’t help but notice that parking spaces were already being claimed by trucks, trailers and recreational vehicles. (I think I saw one very large smoker sitting there in fog when I drove past around 6 p.m.)

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In a post on their official blog today, the Houston Zoo reported that someone had removed some of the sea turtle awareness signs that the zoo had recently put up on the beach in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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The Winter Storm Watch in effect for all of southeast Texas, including Galveston County, has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning. Some uncertainty remains on exactly what we will see tomorrow due to a somewhat drier outlook overall.  Still, the chances for freezing rain, sleet and snow remain.

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GALVESTON — After going nearly a month without a meeting, the Galveston City Council will meet for the second time in eight days this week. The council will meet on Thursday for its second regular meeting of October.

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Our reporting on the the pending flood insurance rate changes continues to generate a lot of interest with readers. We're getting a lot of questions about the new rates and all the factors that figure into calculating new premiums.

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This weekend's Daily News Press Run was a rousing success. The event benefited the Daily News' Newspapers in Education efforts. See the attached PDFs for the results.