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September 21, 2014


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Developer’s West End project depends on creation of a special district

GALVESTON — The future of a West End project that would include a 162-lot neighborhood on Lake Como and renovation of the decaying, vandalized Stewart Mansion hinges on whether the city council approves a Public Improvement District to finance infrastructure.

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Saturday 09/20/2014
Park board, Corps work on beach construction project
Posted: September 20, 2014

GALVESTON — An apparent policy change by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has beach officials hoping the seawall will have an expanded beach front within two years.

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Dueling polls have Criss, Faircloth leading in state rep race
Posted: September 20, 2014

Each candidate claims a double-digit lead.

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Gun discharges as police, alleged robbers struggle in Texas City
Posted: September 20, 2014

TEXAS CITY — An off-duty officer’s weapon discharged into the ground outside a Texas City home Saturday during a struggle with a man at the scene of a reported armed robbery, police said.

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National Night Out on Oct. 7 in La Marque
Posted: September 20, 2014

LA MARQUE — The police department and city are encouraging La Marque residents to participate in National Night Out on Oct. 7.

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Friday 09/19/2014
Identical twins purchase identical neighboring homes in Galveston
Posted: September 19, 2014

GALVESTON — Dana and Jana Smidt aren’t the type of twins who purposely dress alike, or insist on doing everything the same way. But sometimes, that uncanny psychic bond between identical twins is powerful.

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Galveston's Lt. Michael Gray faces another investigation
Posted: September 19, 2014

GALVESTON — An island police lieutenant is under internal investigation for his use of social media to rally public supporters against the department chief’s petition to demote the 13-year veteran of the force.

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Sisterhood, much more celebrated at League City women’s conference
Posted: September 19, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — More than 225 women learned more about health, finances, collaboration and cooking, and even heard a little about “The Facts of Life,” from actress and author Lisa Whelchel on Friday. They were a part of the League City Chamber of Commerce’s It’s Your Time Women’s Conference.

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COM board to consider tax rate cut
Posted: September 19, 2014

TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland trustees will consider lowering the tax rate by as much as 4.25 percent during their regular meeting Monday.

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