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August 20, 2014


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Housing lawsuit costs authority $100,000-plus

GALVESTON — Last week, a lawsuit that sought to block construction of two mixed-income housing developments in Galveston came to conclusion, of sorts.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Sneak peak at new campus
Posted: August 19, 2014

TEXAS CITY — The transformation of the old Texas City High School campus into the new Blocker Middle School is complete.

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Time get back into a routine, educators say
Posted: August 19, 2014

To the agony of millions of students across the country, the school semester is fast approaching and that means it is time to get back in the routine of normalcy.

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Trustees, former director testify during former police chief’s trial
Posted: August 19, 2014

LA MARQUE — Two school board trustees testified Tuesday about the firing of the district’s former police chief, who has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming he was wrongfully terminated while under indictment on a criminal charge that was later dismissed.

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Fund set up for man killed while jogging
Posted: August 19, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Friends of a Hitchcock man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while jogging alongside FM 2004 on Saturday have set up a fund for funeral expenses and to support the man’s family.

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Police investigate burglary attempts
Posted: August 19, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — Police are investigating three possibly related attempted burglaries that occurred during the weekend in Friendswood.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Hitchcock police chief fired for ‘job performance’
Posted: August 18, 2014

HITCHCOCK — City commissioners on Monday voted, 3-2, to fire Police Chief Clay Kennelly “for job performance and loss of confidence.”

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Moving day
Posted: August 18, 2014

A house being moved by barge through Galveston Bay caught the attention of drivers going over the Galveston Causeway and those fishing along the Texas City Dike on Monday.

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Fire (truck) in the hole
Posted: August 18, 2014

GALVESTON — A city fire truck wound up in a whole lot of trouble Monday afternoon.

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