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Clute Facts (Newspaper) - August 29, 2015, Clute, Texas Bueker updates updates is a twice weekly feature to give readers the latest information on stories they have seen in the facts. Of you have a Story you would like to see updated Call 979-237-0148 or email news . Rucker starts fundraiser for cannabis Trp since just the flight for Cherie Rineker to travel to Eugene Oregon to see if medical marijuana will help reduce the pain and Side effects of her cancer treatment is $400 one Way the Rineker family has started a Tofu name fundraiser to help pay for some of the costs. Rineker is fighting a rare blood cancer and looking for a Way to live longer for her 9-year-old daughter Angelina and husband Shawn. A her family had planned to shoulder All of the costs associated with the trip lodging and cannabis treatment out of pocket but decided it could t Hurt to ask for help Cherie Rineker said. The account raised $1,700 in the first Day. To donate go to Facebook. Com for a link to the fundraiser. Police extradite Angleton murder suspect an Angleton Man suspected in the death of his Girlfriend is in the Brazoria county jail after police extradited him from Florida earlier this week Angleton police sgt. Quenton Rush said. The . Marshals office arrested Basel Hooker 49, on aug. 18 in Miami on an Angleton warrant after police tracked him there through tips and information. Hooker is charged with murder in the aug. 17 death of 45-year-old Zenia Azalea Smith also of Angleton. Hooker was processed into the Brazoria county jail on tuesday where he remained Friday on a $1 million Bond. The Case is still under investigation Rush said. Yea continuing to recruit interested students the greater Angleton chamber of Commerce is taking proactive Steps to ensure All eligible students know about the Young entrepreneurs Academy. Representatives from the Angleton chamber have been garnering interest in the Yea program As they continue recruiting interested students said Allison Hemphill director of communications and investor development. They have been travelling to area schools and giving presentations to the student body. The Angleton chamber still is accepting applications and is reviewing them As they come in Hemphill said. The 24 spots will not be determined until after the sept. 30 deadline. Those interested can apply at . Tim Bra and inc Vanoart Taka us raid Friday tor us ural Graalum at wide Sta Stow. Hust Friday Sarah Rencurrel the facts Sarah Rencurrel the facts Olathe acc Aagaar com Stag no Bramwell Alala mater before Ute Start of Friday s in life omd Rimaj to a Uff lil a Cui Liyim in i a the foothill game in Angleton. Seme to tits Angleton at who at at oium in Angleton. 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Richwood provided Mutual Aid to get the fire knocked out and secure the Structure Crim said. No firefighters were injured he said. There were no working smoke detectors in the House Crim said. It s in Syible firefighters could have suppressed the flames sooner and saved the Home from More damage had the homeowners been alerted by the detectors he said. Because of the roof damage it s Likely the House will be a total loss he said. Bid beefs up staff pay school District s budget increases mostly for teachers by Brittany Dunas Britt any Clute a Braz sport Iso officials made the decision last year that they wanted to be Back in the top to percent of districts in the state when it comes to teacher salaries and to do that they re paying for it in this year s budget. The 2015-16 budget adopted last week by the Board of trustees increased by $7.58 million Over the 2014-15 budget said Dan Schaefer chief finance and governmental affairs officer. Ail but 6 percent of that increase goes to salary increases he said. Payroll costs increased by $7.1 million Over last year accounting for a $2, we raise to All teachers librarians and Counselor and a 3 percent midpoint raise to All other staff Schaefer said. The District opted to keep the tax rate the same at $1.2553 per $100 of appraised value the same the 2014-15 rate. The new rate is 2.43 percent Alx give the effective rate. Executive director of personnel Jay Whitehead said the District s main goals included getting the starting salary for teachers up to $50, and getting a see bid Page 2a by the numbers Braz sport Isdr a 2015-16 budget adopted last week by the Board of trustees will see All but 6 percent of the $7.58 million increase go to raises in salaries. The tax rate remains the same at $1.2553 per $100 of appraised value. The new tax rate is 2.43 percent above the effective rate. 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