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Galveston County Daily News (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Galveston, Texas Monday football notebook one sided affairs in week i a a8 Galveston count the daily news monday August 31,2015 Texas oldest newspaper publishing is Nee 1842 is Santa be vandals damage athletic facilities by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news vandals used construction equipment to damage parts of Santa be High schools athletic facilities this weekend. Santa be athletic director Mark Kanipes said sunday that the vandalism happened sometime Between 2 30 . Friday evening and 6 30 . Saturday morning. I he vandals used a forklift like piece of construction equipment to damage a Fence a play clock training equipment and part of a track Kanipes said they also damaged a bathroom. Santa fes football Field which is being converted into a turf Field was not damaged he said. A they didst re see vandals a3 Galveston City seeks bids to restore Monument by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news the City is inviting companies to submit bids on a project to restore the heroes of t exas revolution Monument that stands at the heart of Galveston. According to documents posted on the City of Galveston a website the City is seeking companies that have experience in the a conservation repair restoration and cleaning on All types of Stone. The request for proposals was published on aug. 27, and is planned to close on sept. 11. One City official said the City hoped to begin the restoration in october. If a bid is awarded it will be the first restoration of the Monument a which is located at the intersection of 25th Street and Broadway a since the 1990s. The proposal does not specify the exact work that needs to be see Monument i a3 vol. 173, no. 141 45485 00100 7 o Jou it cd i county in a new Law Quot any Opportunity where Law enforcement is Given More tools to provide enforcement and remove drugs from our Community is Reagan Pena spokeswoman with the league City police department. With a bag full of synthetic marijuana packages from local convenience store Texas City police Cpl. Allen Bjerke says a new Law taking effect tuesday is a step in the right direction. The new Law will ban 1,000 possible chemical compounds of the synthetic drug. New Law clamps Down on compounds used to make synthetic marijuana Story by Shannon Daughtry the daily news photo by Jennifer Reynolds the daily news beginning tuesday a new Law will ban 1,000 possible chemical compounds of synthetic marijuana making it a lot harder for the drug to be bought and sold officials said. A this will help us astronomically a Texas City police Cpl. Allen Bjerke said. The new Law strikes out language that made it impossible for chemists to say the chemical compounds Are not illegal said Kevin Petroff first assistant with the Galveston county District attorneys office. A this is the Only real step we needed to begin combating this a Petroff said. Chemists now will be Able to test for the Core components and be Able to testify that they Are illegal he said. For years the struggle Tor Law enforcement has been trying to keep up with manufacturers rapidly changing chemical compounds that make up synthetic marijuana. Synthetic marijuana commonly referred to As Kush k2 or spice mimics the effects of marijuana that when smoked can cause hallucinations violent behaviour paranoia and even seizures. In Galveston county some area Law enforcement agencies see multiple Calls a week related to the drug a Many of which land users in the Hospital or battling Long term effects of the drug. With better enforcement they Hope to see that number go Down tremendously officials see marijuana a3 today s weather q q Chance of of rain and storms 77 Aid Index bulletin Board b2 obituaries.b7 education by opinion.b4 lotto.a2 sports a8 movies.a9 to listings.a6texas City District oks plan to close 2 clinics staff and resources will in moved to facility in Texas City by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news the Galveston county health District plans to close two clinics that provide immunizations to county residents. The District will close its vaccination clinics in Galveston and Dickinson and move staff and resources to a third clinic in Texas City. The clinics provide vaccines to adults and children to help prevent tetanus diphtheria pertussis measles mumps rubella hepatitis a pneumococcal and influenza. In a Media release the District said declining use of the see clinics i a3 collection schedule District a today tuesday thursday District b Friday sept. 7, sept. 8 District sept. To sept 11, sept. 14 District d sept. 15, sept. 17, sept. 18 la Marque City approves a clean City program starts today by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a citywide trash collection Effort is set to begin today in parts of la Marque. The City will to a collecting heavy Bulky trash branches and tires in District a today. Tuesday and thursday. Hazardous materials such As wet paint solvents fuel and chemicals will not be collected. The trash program is part of a citywide Effort to address complaints about Brush piles and overflowing trash cans. In july la Marques economic development corporation approved spending $20, Khz to fund a a clean City program to help clean up Brush and Hulk see program a3 inside Ball High introduces first incubator business Startup course to students interested in becoming entrepreneurs Quot by

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