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The case against term limits

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The Daily News has generally supported term limits, but leaders in La Marque have made a case that repealing them would help, rather than hurt…

Some guidelines for election letters

Some guidelines for election letters

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The Daily News loves to publish letters from readers — especially about contested elections. But we do have a few guidelines.

Needed: A better process for hiring key people

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John Hamm might be the best choice to head of the Hitchcock Police Department, but the process used to fill that important post in city govern…

Unless you like traffic, support Proposition 1

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Today’s the first day of early voting in the Nov. 4 elections. A good way to observe it would be to cast a vote for Proposition 1.

Daily News endorsements in the Nov. 4 election

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The Daily News recommends Wayne Faircloth for state representative in District 23.

What if Ebola patients came here?

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Sooner or later, a patient with a deadly virus will be brought to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. What should islanders think?

With Ebola, hysteria doesn’t help

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GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch’s role in fighting Ebola and similar diseases is going to expand. What institution is bette…

McMorris’ actions reflect poorly on Galveston

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The choice of Galveston's next city manager should be decided by intelligent and thoughtful discussion. Strong-arming and potential intimidati…

Galveston’s library welcomes new patrons

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On Tuesday morning, Rosenberg Library in Galveston was full of first graders. They’d come by bus on a field trip. They were excited.

Texans pay dearly for what we don’t understand

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Texas motorists pay 20 cents per gallon in state tax on a gallon of gasoline.Why is it important for you to know that?

Public should see the finalists before a Hitchcock chief is hired

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City commissioners in Hitchcock could choose a police chief as early as Tuesday, and The Daily News has asked for a list of the finalists for …

A striking contrast of choices

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Going into the weekend, it looked as if Brian Maxwell was the heavy favorite to get the city manager’s job when the Galveston City Council mee…

It’s campaign season in League City

It’s campaign season in League City

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So what do you make of incumbent City Councilman Dan Becker’s statement, made during a candidate forum, that former Assistant City Manager Dav…

Calm down, your vote will still count

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The news that the county was putting 5,000 corrected ballots in the mail prompted the predictable storm in social media.

More than one A.R., only one ‘Babe’

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No, A.R. “Babe” Schwartz, the former state senator, did not endorse Wayne Faircloth in the race for state representative in District 23.

Some interesting points in League City candidates forum

Some interesting points in League City candidates forum

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After the candidate forum Wednesday, some League City residents called with a question: Is there a contradiction between two key ideas that mo…

The council ought to make this proposal work

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The Galveston City Council should be looking for a way to make a deal with the park board.

Don’t miss LC candidate forum

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Just a reminder: The Daily News’ forum for League City council candidates is tonight.

Contradiction played out beautifully

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You can hear it from the people who heard it — the first subscription concert of Galveston Symphony Orchestra’s new season was a success.

The debate over what kids can read in school

The debate over what kids can read in school

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, which issues an annual report on banned books in public schools, ranked Clear Creek school distri…

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