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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 25, 2017, Galveston, TexasMonday september 25,2017 a h 88l 79�a10-$1 nation gunman opens fire in Nashville Church 1 dead 7 wounded a a10 Galveston c 0 u n t y t Salg 5�eui0. Texas oldest new spa per a it bushing since 1842 a celebrating 175 years business cruise lines in Galveston director hurricanes won t Hurt port with cruises by Matt Degrood the daily news successive hurricanes in areas of heavy cruise activity has companies altering itineraries and working with unknown futures but port of Galveston officials say they Are confident the vital business wont be badly undercut. A it definitely wont affect us a interim port director Peter Simons said. Hurricane Harvey made landfall aug. 25 in Rockport about 200 Miles South of Galveston county but in the 72 or so hours that followed it dumped More than 50 inches of rain in some parts of the county swelling creeks and bayous and flooding an estimated 20,000 Homes in the county. The . Coast guard closed the port of Galveston to All traffic in anticipation of High winds and rain and left More than 20,000 passengers at sea for an extra six Days and led cruise lines to cancel a weekends planned itineraries. For cruise lines it was the first Domino to fall. Shortly after Harvey massive hooding in Texas and Louisiana Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida where Many cruise lines Are headquartered and then Hurricane Maria caused massive damage in puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands which Are prime cruise destinations. Royal Caribbean and carnival cruise line officials were forced to change itineraries for Many of their cruises after the hurricanes. A we Are adept at rearranging itineraries to work around weather and ports that May be see port a a4 Post Harvey debris cleanup Quot normally we Are Able to bring in a ton of these trucks and Knock this stuff out in a pretty Small amount of time. But there s Only so Many of these trucks in the Post Harvey Good Samaritans Kevin Holland Friendswood mayor system under Strain Kelsey Walling the daily news an excavator loads debris into a truck at the debris drop off site on Hughes Road in Dickinson on wednesday. Crow Derguti disaster recovery and debris management has been the main company removing debris in Dickinson. Heavy demand j for debris removal is causing delays by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a Dickinson t Rucks come in. They drop off a Load of debris. Then they leave. As routines go its pretty Sim pie. Its also one that a expected to be repeated for months at the debris management site on Hughes Road in Dickinson where debris from thousands of flooded Homes and buildings is taken to be crushed and recorded before reaching local landfills. A to not overwhelm the Landfill where its going Well try to crush it up As. Much As we can with these big jaws a said Clayton Young the Field supervisor for debris removal company Crowde Gulf. A a wed break it Down More and then take it Over to the Crowde Gulf is the major debris removal contractor that has deployed in Galveston county and across much of Texas and the Southeast United states after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The company expects to pick up Between 750,000 and 1 million cubic Yards of debris in Dickinson alone As a result of Hurricane Harvey which made landfall on aug. 25 near Rockport Over the next five Days the storm dropped nearly 50 inches of rain on parts of Galveston Kelsey Walling the 0a v news Bob and Mary Eaton stand in front of their rental truck at their Home in la Marque on Friday. Couple helps people Harvey left stranded by Valerie Wells the daily news a la Marque Bob Eaton read a Story on sept 15 in the daily news about Carla Onken a displaced resident with no transportation after Hurricane Harvey flooded her Home and vehicle. He read another article on sept. 17 about evacuees still stranded at Carbide Park in la Marque where an american red Cross shelter was operating and where Onken had been staying. A a let a go out and give her a ride if she still needs it a Eaton said he told his wife Mary Eaton. He took the sunday newspaper with him. Onken did no to need a ride anymore but lots of other people did. The storm left thousands of people not Only homeless but with fax idea vehicles and Tew transportation options. See debris a a4 see helpers a a4 sports sunday football presidents criticisms spark More protests at n al games by Arnie Stapleton associated press president Donald Trumps comments about owners firing players who Kneel during the National Anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National football league sunday As More than 130 players sat Knelt or raised their fists in Defiance during Early games. A week ago just four players did no to stand and two raised their fists. Defensive Star von Miller was among the majority of Denver Broncos who took a knee in Buffalo sunday where Bills running Back inside a patriots Brady win another in final seconds 36-33 Over texans a b1 Lesean Mccoy stretched during the a Star spangled in Chicago the Pittsburgh Steeles stayed in the Tunnel except for one player army Veteran Alejandro Villanueva who stood outside with a hand Over his heart. Tom Brady was among the new England patriots who locked arms in Solidarity see protests a As Steven Senne a members of the Houston texans team stand with arms locked during the National Anthem before a game against the new England patriots on sunday in Foxborough mass. Abbya10 lotto a2 movies 82 obits b9 opinion a6 sports by to comics b4-5 a vol. 175, no. 166 �45485 00100 it Jonty Daft a i it pc

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