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December 21, 2014

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Here comes Santa Claus

Firefighters drove through several neighborhoods in League City with Santa on Saturday to deliver a Christmastime wake-up call.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Crystal skull arrives in Galveston to mark solstice
Posted: December 20, 2014

GALVESTON — The island is being visited by a special being this weekend. He’s allegedly ancient, a little bit mysterious, and, according to the people who believe in such things, has special powers.

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Long a Galveston fixture, curfews to get council’s extra scrutiny
Posted: December 20, 2014

GALVESTON — Right now, Galveston teenagers are able to freely walk the streets at night. At one time, a Galveston police officer could stop a person under the age of 17 and arrest him for being in certain parts of the city after midnight.

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Vickroy officially lone finalist for top spot
Posted: December 20, 2014

HITCHCOCK — After serving in different leadership roles in Hitchcock Independent School District over more than 15 years, Carla Vickroy is officially the lone finalist for the district’s top leadership position.

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Meet Thomas Geisbert: Galveston’s Ebola fighter
Posted: December 20, 2014

Thomas Geisbert, 52, is among the Ebola fighters recognized this month as Time Magazine’s “People of the Year.”

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League City police cancel Amber Alert after infant found safe
Posted: December 20, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — An Amber Alert was issued Saturday morning for an 18-month-old girl who was last seen about a week ago.

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Alcohol at the museum — but only at special events
Posted: December 20, 2014

While the Butler Longhorn Museum has a license to sell beer and wine, it is not operating as a bar, as some critics have claimed.

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Texas City plumber hoping truck story goes away
Posted: December 20, 2014

The story of a Texas City plumber’s truck that ended up in Syria has grabbed headlines, raced across social media and made the final episode of “The Colbert Report.”

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COM settles with Smith for $255,000
Posted: December 20, 2014

College of the Mainland has agreed to pay a former professor $255,000 to settle his lawsuit. 

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