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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

August 30, 2014


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Galveston school district communicated early, often

More than 80 percent of the voters in the Galveston school district voted to increase the segment of the tax rate that funds routine maintenance and operations.

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Saturday 08/30/2014
Retired and on the road in an RV
Posted: August 30, 2014

"Papa, let me drive the RV.” 

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Caught between a drought and a salt wedge
Posted: August 30, 2014

little basic chemistry (or is it physics?) explains the additional threat drought poses to rivers — and to our water supply.

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Newspapers are still here and still making money
Posted: August 30, 2014

The sky is always falling, and newspapers are always dying. For more than a decade, that has been a common and constant refrain. While working at washingtonpost.com, the Guardian US, and now the Newspaper Association of America, I have been asked frequently about the state of the industry as people search for the worst.

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Appalling that The Daily News runs this commentary
Posted: August 30, 2014

The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas is turning over in his grave at the use of this moniker) accuse senior White House officials of spinning the storyline about impeachment (“Impeach President Obama? Really?” The Daily News, Aug. 25)?

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Friday 08/29/2014
All it takes is a momentary lapse
Posted: August 29, 2014

With Labor Day upon us, we’re expecting several hundred thousand people to be on the island this weekend.

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The chief is gone, now let’s move on
Posted: August 29, 2014

Regarding the editorial “The Hitchcock police chief is gone, an explanation is missing” (The Daily News, Aug. 20): Heber Taylor and The Galveston Daily News attorneys know that an employee has the right and choice to have his or her job performance discussed during the open session portion of the meeting.

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City of Galveston should get more from the port
Posted: August 29, 2014

The city of Galveston subsidizes the Port of Galveston by about $8 million a year, benefiting special interests.

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What exactly is a conservative?
Posted: August 29, 2014

Would anyone be kind enough to tell me what a conservative is? I mean, I looked in the dictionary and it’s defined as a person who holds on to traditional values and is averse to change.

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