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September 30, 2014


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Thanks for a lively discussion

Thanks to Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth, who are running for state representative in District 23, for a lively discussion at Monday’s forum.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
You can’t be too safe
Posted: September 30, 2014

When I was a boy I wanted to have a motorcycle. It came shortly after I wanted a speedboat (even though I didn’t live near the water) and just before the foreign sports car convertible. By the way, I never got any of them, although I did own a convertible once — it was a Buick.

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Art helps us celebrate a sister city
Posted: September 30, 2014

As Galveston and Niigata approach our 50th year as sister cities, 1965-2015, the Taiguruma Project continues with 25 more of these traditional Japanese fish cart paper lanterns being produced.

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Benefit planned for Prom Dress Essay Contest
Posted: September 30, 2014

Atmosphere the Salon and Beyond is holding a sidewalk sale on Nov. 1. If you are cleaning out your closet, moving, or just want to declutter in time for the holidays, we will take donations of any type. The proceeds will benefit the Prom Dress Essay Contest for students in Communities In Schools.

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Nothing will change with public housing
Posted: September 30, 2014

The Galveston Housing Authority and developer McCormack Baron Salazar recently broke ground on two mixed-income housing developments that will be built on the sites of public-housing developments wrecked by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

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Business has to pay fair share
Posted: September 30, 2014

The purchase of the doughnut chain by Burger King is only one of the tax inversion deals by corporations. Do you know that one in four companies don’t pay any income tax?

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Monday 09/29/2014
It’s a bad policy to disdain the public’s complaints
Posted: September 29, 2014

Members of League City’s council singled out one religion in a resolution on immigration with the phrase “radical Islamist terror groups.” Having chosen to take an action that was pointlessly provocative, council members ought to stick around and listen when people complain.

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Is Lonnie Cox really an activist judge?
Posted: September 29, 2014

It’s hard to see State District Judge Lonnie Cox as an activist judge.

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More good news on Texas City’s air quality
Posted: September 29, 2014

Every year about this time, members of the Community Advisory Committee are treated to the annual Ambient Air Review, which does not involve dancing girls. Just dancing figures on chart after chart.

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