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Galveston County The Daily News (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Galveston, Texas Sports plan your business a. I p District shake up Holiday festivities no hard feelings get the latest on 24-4a with our the port is seeking new 1�?z a girls hoops a this year it s events business after Disney a 1 Cipr anybody s game a a8 guide a b7 announces its move a b1 Galveston count the daily news thursday december 13,2012 Texas oldest newspaper publishing since 1842 75 cents new re Park approved Isle Park Board votes to allow slips to be built at sea Wolf Park a a3 Mulliss execution could be set in september court rejects Appeal of Man convicted of killing his infant son by Chris Paschenko the daily news a Galveston with Travis Mullis waffling on whether to Appeal his capital murder conviction it could be september before an execution Date is set for Galveston county a Only death Row inmate. On wednesday the Texas court of criminal appeals rejected an untimely Appeal to review Mulliss March 2011 conviction in the 2008 stomping death of his infant son Alijah. Galveston county criminal District attorney Jack Roady said an execution Date might not be set until september depending on whether Mullis files a similar writ in Federal court. In a september 2011 jail House interview with the daily news Mullis described the moment he sexually assaulted his son and stomped the life from him As an unintended selfish impulse. Mullis said head accepted the verdict and the consequences of his actions. See Mullis a5 a mind debate based on Trust voters will decide on tax ratification Travis Mullis Priscilla files senior Arborast with the Galveston Island tree conservancy writes about replanting efforts a b4 new Trees went up at Lindale Park and along Holiday drive on monday with the help of the Galveston Island tree conservancy. Mexican Sycamore Cedar Elm and Possum Haw were planted using a $4,500 Grant from the Galveston chapter of the american association of zoo keepers. Above Priscilla files left senior Arborast with the conservancy watches As a Crew for the City Sparks and recreation department Plant a Montezuma Bald Cypress tree at Lindale Park. Left workers finish planting one of the 25 Trees at the Park. La homeowners to see garbage rate increases by Christopher Smith Gonzalez the daily news league City taking out the trash just of a Little More expensive in eague City. The City Council voted to in Rease residential trash service ates by 11 percent the first ate increase in five years and residential rates will continue to increase for the next two years. Council members said they were interested in bringing residential rates up to a a True Cost of homeowners will soon see a monthly Bill that includes a base rate for garbage collection of $10.40. Added to that is a 30-cent processing fee and sales tax which brings the total monthly Bill to $11.56, according to City records. Meanwhile commercial rates instead of jumping about 18 percent As originally planned will stay about the same. The Council approved a nearly $30 million waste and recycling contract with Republic waste services in october but held off on setting rates until the Public had a Chance to comment. Origi Nally the Republic waste services contract proposed increasing commercial rates by about 18 percent and decreasing residential rates by 2 cents to $9.65 per month. But some business owners walked at the Steep increase and the Council decided to look at a Way to balance the increase. Newly elected councilman see garbage a5 election saturday by Christopher Smith Gonzalez the daily news a la Marque the la Marque school District tax election is two Days away and perhaps More important than the size of the tax Bill residents will see is the Trust or Lack thereof that voters have in the school districts trustees. The la Marque school District has had to Deal with a slew of problems in recent years including declining student population see la Marque a6 today s weather mostly sunny Little Chance of 52 rain Aio Index bulletin Board b2 obituaries.b8 comics.a7 opinion.b4 lotto.a2 sports.a8 movies.a9 to listings.a7 coming Friday the super senior rangers Lego robotics team at Robinson elementary is preparing for the first Lego league Competition Isle on verge of hiring lobbyists by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a Galveston with the new sessions in Austin and Washington . Set to begin in less than a month area cities Are setting Down their legislative goals for the next year. In Galveston the new session also Means a new Era in City politics. The City is expected to approve the hiring of two lobbying firms to act excl see lobbyists a5 at a glance what Galveston City Council meeting where Galveston City Hall 823 Rosenburg when 2 . Today vol. 170, no. 247 5 a 2012 the Galveston county daily news

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