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Early Wednesday morning, about 15,000 people and businesses still were without power because of Hurricane Nicholas. Schools closed and daily commerce was interrupted across Galveston County because of power outages. Some people who depend on power for life-sustaining equipment were without, …

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All of us have heard of some famous imaginary friends such as Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore or Harvey, the rabbit. Most children with imaginary friends are considered normal. Dr. Datta Munshi discusses this aspect of children’s social-emotional development at healthychildren.org.

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“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman

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Scientists have been working hard to understand where the SARS-CoV-2 virus came from and how much it has evolved. While some blame the lab in Wuhan, China, it’s likely the virus originated in bats and jumped to humans, and that it needed little genetic adaptation to cause the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Here are the recent health inspections for activity from Sept. 5 through Sept. 11 provided from the Galveston County Health District.

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When you’re having a challenging day of golf, it takes extra energy and effort to get back in line. It’s like hooking or slicing the ball, so now you’ve got to dig through the roughage, find the ball and fight your way back to the fairway.

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What a night! Little Tropical Storm Nicholas decided it wanted to show itself and grow into a hurricane late Monday/early Tuesday. What was supposed to be a rainmaker decided to add some wind to the equation. Nicholas, a Category 1 hurricane, played by its own rules.

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Hurricane Nicholas passed through Galveston County early Tuesday morning, Sept. 14, 2021 bringing 60 mph winds and over six inches of rain in some areas.