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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 8, 2017, Galveston, TexasFriday september 8,2017 a h 84 l 72 a a12 $1politics Trump sweets reassurance about Daca at Pelosi s urging a a9g a l v e s t 0 n Colin t y Texas oldest newspaper a i bushing since 1842 a celebrating its year inside a former Gid trustee threatens lawsuit after name left off ballot a3� league City Man used kayaks rafts in rescues a3� Bolivar residents upset about Gid decision a a9 i Busy landfills slowing trash collection a 8 Charity organizations Harvey Sparks Boom of charitable groups seeking Money by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a Galveston when Rescue Calls for Hurricane Harvey started coming in some Galveston firefighters were stuck. With floodwaters rising in areas across the causeway a group of firefighters could Only sit and wait for roads to reopen before they experts warn to vet before giving could reach their Homes. The Homes of 10 Galveston fire department firefighters were damaged by the floods. Five of them did no to have flood insurance. After the storm the department has banded around each other said Daniel Martinez a Captain with the Galveston fire department. As a group firefighters have been working to repair their co workers Homes Martinez said. A we basically just went from one House to the next House a Martinez see Charity a a7 business Post Harvey a its been eally slow Kelsey Walling the daily news from left Landon Loring 8, and Garrett Waddell 6, ride the hypnos in at Kemah Boardwalk on thursday. Although the rides were mostly empty All of them were in , Kemah businesses open but Short on customers by Samantha Ketterer the daily news Galveston and Kemah Are open for business but retail and restaurant owners Haven to seen much of it. After being closed for Days during the height of Hurricane Harvey Many tourism entered Galveston and Kemah businesses reopened to slow business. Several restaurant and shop owners reported Tew customers and Low sales since reopening about a week ago. A a it a been dead since monday said Mike catching a co owner of Mysti Catz a jewelry shop at 2021 strand st., in Galveston. A a there was some downtown Galveston businesses reported sales Over labor Day were Down Between 70 percent and 90 percent said Trey Click executive director of the historic downtown partnership. A its Stark a Click said. A we need to do Mike Dean who owns several Galveston businesses such As sagas cafe and sagas entertainment said some of see business a a4 education schools to Cist lays out plan for 1,600 displaced students by Marissa Barnett the a airy news a la Marque hundreds of la. Marque parents turned out to the High school thursday night to hear1 where their children will attend school after three campuses flooded during Hurricane Harvey. About 1,600 Texas City Independent school District students assigned to three la Marque campuses will be moved while repairs from flood damage Are being made at their schools. The flood damage from Hurricane Harvey see to Cist a a4 Kelsey Walling the daily news Katt dle Kennedy and her daughter Kate Figueroa listen to to Cist superintendent or. Rodney Cavness explain the state of the schools at la Marque High school on thursday. In nah Kelsey Walling the daily news two women walk to a Mobile clinic at United Way Galveston county Mainland in Texas City on wednesday. Index abbya12 lottoa2 marketsa5 0bitsb11 opiniona6 sportsb1 tv/comics84-5 a coming saturday county High school football teams return to action including the return of the clash of the causeway rivalry game Between Bali High and la Marque. Harvey destruction number of league City houses damaged could hit 8,000 by Valerie Wells the daily news a league City league City officials now estimate 7,700 houses were damaged by flooding during Hurricane Harvey. The number could be even higher mayor Pat Hallisey said. A it could be 8,000 or More a he said. Flooding began late aug. 26 and continued through aug. 29 As More than 49 inches of rain fell on league City and Clear Creek overflowed its Banks into neighbourhoods and streets. Despite the thousands of flooded Homes Hallisey does no to think those homeowners see damage �a4 City Council budget Kemah cuts lax rate sales tax Revenue projection by Tom bassing correspondent the Kemah City Council late wednesday passed its 2017 18 fiscal year budget a with two members voting in favor albeit somewhat reluctantly a after paring the City a property tax rate and trimming anticipated sales tax Revenue on fears of diminished tourism because of Hurricane Harvey. Kemah residents in the upcoming fiscal year which begins oct. 1, will be assessed 19.3 cents per $100 of property valuation 2.5 cents lower than current fiscal year rate of 21.9 cents per $ 100. The proposed budget Calls for a narrowly balanced Ledger with $4.965 million see tax a a8 vol. 175, no. 149 6 45485 00100

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