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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

September 1, 2014

Galveston

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Working summer lab gives great experience for teenager

Back in 2007, I was just a teenage girl looking for a cool summer job. So when my dad and Dr. Tom Linton suggested that I become a lab assistant at the Coastal Geology Lab at Texas A&M University at Galveston, I wasn’t sure what to expect.

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Monday 09/01/2014
Tip from a teacher: Believe in your students
Posted: September 01, 2014

A perfect combination for a successful year is for parents to believe in their child’s teacher, teachers to believe in their students and students to believe in themselves.

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Community education of ballot wording works for GISD
Posted: September 01, 2014

Over the last few weeks, voters visited the polls to cast their ballot in Galveston ISD’s tax ratification election in which the district asked for permission to raise the maintenance and operations tax rate by two cents.

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Monday Football Notebook: Ball High D improves; rivalry has 1st shutout in 16 years
Posted: September 01, 2014

An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.

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Community college consortium enjoys ExxonMobil partnership
Posted: September 01, 2014

ExxonMobil celebrated on Aug. 22 the announcement of a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker construction project at its Baytown complex and marked the occasion by recognizing 30 community college scholarship recipients who plan to pursue petrochemical careers.

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Sunday 08/31/2014
Holocaust film premieres in the Philippines
Posted: August 31, 2014

Galvestonian Barbara Sasser and 19 members of her family traveled to Manila for the Filipino premiere of the documentary “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust,” hosted by President Benigno S. Aquino III.

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Texas native Maggie Steber is part of National Geographic book
Posted: August 31, 2014

National Geographic photographer Maggie Steber talked her way into a first job by pounding the streets of Galveston with a camera in her hand.

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Twirligirli creates gowns for ICU children
Posted: August 31, 2014

The most recent project at Twirligirli is they are making intensive care unit gowns for boys and girls at Shriners Childrens’ in Galveston.

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Check record: It’s not Republicans
Posted: August 31, 2014

Regarding the letter “A House Divided” by Jack Graham (The Daily News, Aug. 13): Low-information Democrats continue to plumb the depths demagoguery as Graham’s letter amply demonstrates.

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