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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

April 16, 2014


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Parental involvement is key to education

Of all the ingredients that go into the successful education of our children, parental involvement is the most important. A student can overcome almost any obstacle with in-depth parental involvement. Parental involvement is the essence of reaping what you sow. If a parent does not give anything up front, the parent does not get anything back and the child suffers.

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Wednesday 04/16/2014
Save Galveston’s beaches for everyone
Posted: April 16, 2014

Galveston City Council has recently approved spot zoning beachside of the seawall between 12th Street and Stewart Beach. This makes no sense if you consider the neighborhoods and commercial areas immediately to the north of this beach area.

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BBQ lunch supports La Marque CPAA
Posted: April 16, 2014

Pat Trevisani of La Marque writes inviting the public to a barbecue fundraiser.

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Free dance camp at Parker Elementary
Posted: April 16, 2014

Dacia James-Lewis of Galveston writes about a free Dance Day at 10 a.m. April 26 at Parker Elementary School.

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The Republican Party is on a road to nowhere
Posted: April 16, 2014

Jack Graham of Santa Fe writes about his dissatisfaction with the Republican Party.

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A day to remember
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:03 am

Today is the 68th anniversary of the Texas City Disaster, the worst industrial accident in the nation’s history.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
Coverage of protest was disappointing
Posted: April 15, 2014

I was surprised to read Wes Swift’s article on the protest against Ted Nugent’s appearance at South Shore Harbour Resort on Saturday.

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Texans are concerned about health of the coast
Posted: April 15, 2014

There was a popular bumper sticker a few years back: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could.”

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Veterans returning from overseas should seek support
Posted: April 15, 2014

Hardie Matthews of Pasadena writes urging veterans returning from overseas to call Veterans Affairs for counseling from a mental health professional.

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