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October 30, 2014


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Warrant issued for Santa Fe woman in murder case

SANTA FE — A grand jury has handed up an indictment of Laura Lea Kolb, the Santa Fe woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2013.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Man injured in boat fire near Kemah Boardwalk
Posted: October 30, 2014

KEMAH — Fire crews from four neighboring cities battled to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Family, infant rescued after boat flips near San Leon
Posted: October 29, 2014

SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.

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League City council members’ ammo request misfires
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 10:44 am

LEAGUE CITY — A couple of council members had hoped to get a discount on their ammunition purchase by lumping it in with the police department's order.

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Ghosts scare up business in Galveston for Halloween
Posted: October 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Ghosts were once thought to be bad for business, but now Galveston’s haunted reputation is bringing people, and their money, to the island in droves. 

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Red Cap robbery in Santa Fe an inside job, police say
Posted: October 29, 2014

Authorities arrested a former employee and a man who applied to work at the Red Cap Restaurant three days before it was robbed, police said. 

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Galveston veterans locked out of county’s expanded Ike housing program
Posted: October 29, 2014

GALVESTON — Veterans who live in Galveston need not apply for the county's veteran disaster housing program.

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Veterans housing program may be featured on HGTV
Posted: October 29, 2014

California-based Green Nation Productions plans to follow the construction and stories of the military veterans who will receive Hurricane Ike Disaster houses.

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Gulf Coast Water Authority seeks to increase supply
Posted: October 29, 2014

The Gulf Coast Water Authority, which supplies water to most of the cities and industries in Galveston County, is pursuing a couple of projects to buy more water. 

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