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September 23, 2014

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Book featuring county’s Italian immigrants is translated into English

LEAGUE CITY — Many of the first immigrants to establish themselves in Galveston County in the early 1900s were from Italy. A little-known tidbit about the county’s Italian-born immigrants is that many were from the town of Cercenasco in the Piedmont area of Italy, a community about 15 miles southeast of Turin.

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Contract awarded for expansion of cruise terminal
Posted: September 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The Port of Galveston’s governing board on Monday awarded a contract worth about $11 million to Houston-based Webber LLC for the expansion of Cruise Terminal No. 2 to accommodate more and larger passenger vessels planning to sail from the island.

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Galveston port board OKs LNG lease-option agreement
Posted: September 22, 2014

GALVESTON — Plans to develop a multibillion dollar liquefied natural gas export plant on Pelican Island advanced slightly Monday when the Port of Galveston’s governing board approved lease options giving a company three years to study the project’s feasibility.

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Conference to focus on minimum wage issues in Galveston
Posted: September 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The national discussion about the issue of providing a living wage to low-income employees will take center stage at a conference on the island next week.

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League City ordinance would set penalties for animals left in cars
Posted: September 22, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — This might be the first day of fall, but it is still too warm to leave children or pets inside a car without the air conditioner running.

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Alumni to tout O’Connell during showcase
Posted: September 22, 2014

GALVESTON — Roberta “Cookie” Taylor was sold on O’Connell College Preparatory School when she attended a ceremony and saw that 24 graduates were in line for more than $1 million of scholarships.

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CCISD tackles building boom issues
Posted: September 22, 2014

Take a drive around the area and you will be greeted with signs of economic progress.

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Website informs tourists, coastal managers of sargassum
Posted: September 22, 2014

Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and explored the Caribbean Islands.

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Tip from a teacher: Set aside fun time for learning
Posted: September 22, 2014

Students should be given many opportunities to enhance reading skills in a variety of ways.

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