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January 29, 2015


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Students to President Obama: Please join us for Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers landed in Galveston with the news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were free.

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Thursday 01/29/2015
The fine arts are alive and well in Texas
Posted: January 29, 2015

The fine arts are alive and well in Texas and they do some great things for our students.

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Culberson to bring NASA outlook to Lincoln Day Dinner
Posted: January 29, 2015

The Galveston County Republican Party will be having its annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 7 in the Crystal Ballroom of South Shore Harbour Resort, 2500 South Shore Blvd., in League City.

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Who does The Daily News serve?
Posted: January 29, 2015

Something awful and ugly is going on at The Daily News. I refer to Publisher Leonard Woolsey’s cancellation of David Michael Smith’s weekly columns.

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Happiness surrounds grandparenthood
Posted: January 29, 2015

It makes the trials and tribulations of raising kids worth it — well almost.

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Column very enlightening
Posted: January 29, 2015

I’m considering moving to Galveston soon and I’m reading realtor articles.

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Counties should be given more power to police illegal gambling
Posted: January 28, 2015

Texas lawmakers should grant Galveston County’s request for expanded power to police illegal gambling operations. The legislature should go at least a step further, however, and extend that option of every county in the state.

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Rainwater collection a successful addition to urban landscapes
Posted: January 28, 2015

After reading the weekly columns on water management in The Daily News, it got me wanting to illustrate the value of rainwater harvesting as a means of water conservation — more specifically, the benefit of implementing rainwater harvesting systems into urban landscape design for commercial irrigation.

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Sturgis — it’s a small world after all
Posted: January 28, 2015

The Sturgis began life as a Liberty ship in 1945, as the SS Cugle. Liberty ships played a critical role in winning World War II.

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