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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

November 26, 2014

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Play it safe during the holidays

We’ve all heard of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, but do you know about “Black Wednesday?” Also known as Blackout Wednesday, it is the day before Thanksgiving, and one of the biggest partying nights of the year, especially for underage drinkers.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Arts Center seeks to return to The Strand
Posted: November 26, 2014

Historically, art has had the power to foster collaboration between societies through the power of simplicity and has a direct impact of the well-being of children. 

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Why would you continue this deal?
Posted: November 26, 2014

The Sandpiper Cove apartments in Galveston are legendary. Imagine living in a complex that averaged 19 police calls per apartment per year.

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Texas should embrace casino gambling
Posted: November 26, 2014

One of the incontestable and most effective arguments for casino gambling in Texas is the number of daily buses leaving each of our major Texas cities for Louisiana and Oklahoma.

 

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The evidence is awfully thin
Posted: November 26, 2014

Regarding the Rev. James E. Daniels’ guest column (“Unfortunately, racism does still exist in 2014,” The Daily News, Nov. 22): Those who claim to see evidence of pervasive white racism clearly have extremely sensitive antennae. However, the evidence they adduce seems an awfully thin reed indeed.

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Basic science: Order versus disorder
Posted: November 26, 2014

Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, wrote two opinion columns this summer concerning order vs. disorder. The last was “The World of Order and the World of Disorder.”

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Tuesday 11/25/2014
Can you help us commemorate a great day?
Posted: November 25, 2014

On June 19 next year, we’ll celebrate the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States.

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Discovering the secret dividend of giving
Posted: November 25, 2014

During November, our Toastmaster club collected can goods for needy families.

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Consider the alternatives to tradition
Posted: November 25, 2014

Well, here we go again.  It’s “turkey time.” 

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