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September 16, 2014


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Two problems with Galveston Park Board of Trustees meeting

Many governments in Galveston County need to work on the mechanics of their meetings.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
Too many doctors may spoil your health
Posted: September 16, 2014

One time I walked into a medical professional building where several dozen doctors had their offices. I noticed a lady standing at the directory on the first floor copying all of the names and office numbers of the doctors on a piece of paper. 

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We can prevent most childhood cancers
Posted: September 16, 2014

The vast majority of the 80,000 chemicals in everyday use in the United States, as well as globally, have never been tested for toxicity to humans.

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Ladies needed a yacht
Posted: September 16, 2014

The South Shore ladies who golf would have needed a boat to ride in had they played Saturday’s scheduled first round of their annual President’s Cup individual stroke play tournament. Instead, they anchored down until Sunday, shortening the tournament from 36 to 18 holes.

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GAIN invites you to hear about city budget
Posted: September 16, 2014

This year the Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods (GAIN) has had the following illustrious speakers address our members: Mayor Jim Yarbrough, Police Chief Henry Porretto, Dr. Bill Merrell, Kelly de Schaun, executive director of the Galveston Park Board, as well as council members Ralph McMorris, Craig Brown and Mayor Pro Tem Terrilyn Tarlton.

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Mentoring can change lives
Posted: September 16, 2014

I started mentoring four years ago. It changed my life. Working with kids who are behind other kids is a rewarding experience that allows you to meet incredible young people who are yearning to make a better life for themselves and their families.

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COM pool is a necessity for all
Posted: September 16, 2014

I am a frustrated taxpayer and continuing education consumer at College of the Mainland. I have questions concerning the pool dilemma.

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Monday 09/15/2014
Some history on the First Amendment
Posted: September 15, 2014

Dr. Susie Mitchell of the UTMB Pharmacy Department spoke, not about pharmaceuticals, but about the First Amendment, to members of the Texas City Civic Club recently.

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Presidents must take risks to avoid danger
Posted: September 15, 2014

What is risk taking? It’s simply any action that exposes you to possible loss or injury. You could lose your health, money, power, prestige, your life or you could endanger the lives of others.

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