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The Galveston County Daily News : Heber Taylor

December 20, 2014

Heber Taylor

Friday 05/17/2013
Bill would change Galveston dune permits
Updated: May 17, 2013 - 12:59 pm

Here is something interesting: A bill popped up in the last days of the legislative session that would substantially change the way dune construction permits are granted on Galveston Island.

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Tuesday 05/14/2013
Letters don't support Comcast claims
Updated: May 14, 2013 - 8:14 am

Residents at two apartment complexes managed by the Galveston Housing Authority are without cable service. An editorial published Monday suggested that Comcast, rather that the housing authority, should own this problem.

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Monday 04/22/2013
Tribute to 1900 Storm orphans “haunting” and “powerful”
Posted: April 22, 2013 - 10:00 am

Linda Macdonald, who has often told the story of the tragedy that struck the orphanage run by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word during the 1900 Storm, found new evidence of the power of that story. During the storm, all 10 sisters and 90 of the 93 children at the orphanage died. 

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Saturday 04/20/2013
Time for avoidance of oversight to end?
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 2:23 pm

Several folks sent clippings of Bill Minutaglio’s column in The New York Times about the recent explosion at the fertilizer in West and the Texas City Disaster.

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Friday 04/19/2013
What is a reasonable person supposed to make of this?
Updated: April 19, 2013 - 8:19 pm

Ecomet Burley, who resigned in a brokered deal as superintendent of the La Marque Independent School District, goes to the administration building to clean out his office.

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Friday 12/07/2012
Janek: Flexibility needed in Medicaid handling
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Kyle Janek, who used to represent Galveston County in the Texas Senate and who is now the new executive commissioner for health and human services, is going to have a lot to say about the way Texas complies with the Affordable Care Act. He recently made the case that Texas would best served by trying to redefine Medicaid.

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