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It’s time to lift the embargo

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The Daily News has argued for years that the U.S. government should end the Cuban trade embargo.

What should Galveston want?

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Let’s assume the Ike Dike has been built, and Galveston got what it wanted. What would that look like?

Some bare knuckles in the runoff

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The city council runoff in League City between Keith Gross and Jason Long might not have captured the imagination of the voters — turnout was …

Nothing like home for the holidays

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For those who have followed the story of Dog Dynasty, the no-kill animal shelter that is closing its doors Jan. 10, the magic number is 50.

It’s not just a question of good or bad

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One of the interesting questions about the land development regulations in Galveston involves the proposed rules on signs. The question is whe…

It’s time to fix this law

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When state lawmakers gather in Austin next month to wrestle with the great legislative issues of the day, they should at least consider ending…

You may know a Knight of the Legion of Honor

You may know a Knight of the Legion of Honor

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Congratulations are in order for Charles “Cliff” Burks and Ross Novelli, who both have received France’s highest military award, the Legion of…

The public should know the details

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College of the Mainland should disclose the amount of the settlement in the lawsuit filed by David Michael Smith.

What will the relationship be?

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City hall and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees recently signed an agreement shifting some responsibilities and funding from one agency to …

Bill of Rights deserves respect

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On this date in 1791, the Bill of Rights went into effect. It’s not a national holiday. Maybe it should be.

Does Galveston need a curfew?

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Galveston City Council was right in taking time to assess a juvenile curfew ordinance before deciding whether to renew it, although maybe not …

Things will get better

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People can look forward to the Lee and Joe Jamail Park on 61st Street. Things are about to get better.

Why people should get to read the fine print

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Were you one of the people who argued the Galveston City Council should have banged the gavel and approved the proposed land development regul…

Port ceremony marked two important events

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A ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Port of Galveston marked two events of great importance to the island.

These creatures are worth saving

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The story on today’s front page about the efforts of game wardens to protect oysters is a reminder of just how valuable our natural resources are.

Is your pet fixed?

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The story of Dog Dynasty, the no-kill shelter in La Marque, is another example of how an enormous social problem can overwhelm people with the…

Had your flu shot yet?

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Getting immunized is not only good for you. It’s good for the community. 

Council right to take reins

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The Galveston City Council was right to take over the process of revising the proposed regulations for development.

Could a food truck be the answer?

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Many readers were disturbed by a story about food deserts, areas in which it’s difficult to find access to healthy, affordable food.

Good news on Galvez

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We’ve told you that some islanders who live in the town named after Bernardo de Galvez have been lobbying to have him named an honorary citizen.

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