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The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

January 30, 2015

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New businesses, parks highlight state of the city

Here’s more from Mayor Matt Doyle of his State of the City address.

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Monday 01/26/2015
Deadlines will determine nation’s course
Posted: January 26, 2015

This week, we’re going to take a side road from our series on “What Freedom Demands” to discuss a related topic. There’re a number of deadlines facing Washington in the months ahead. How they’re resolved will determine the direction of our nation.

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Sunday 01/25/2015
Not everything is a big deal
Posted: January 25, 2015

Once while sitting around with a couple of very good friends, the subject of tattoos came up.

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Tuesday 01/20/2015
‘I have nothing to wear’: Dressing for the doctor visit
Posted: January 20, 2015

I hate to admit this, but I have been around for a long time. After a while, there is a natural tendency to think you’ve seen it all and there is nothing new. Just about the time I get this feeling something happens to bring me back to reality.

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Saturday 01/17/2015
Lucky dog is happy people still read newspapers
Posted: January 17, 2015

There is an adage that if you repeatedly tell people something enough times it will eventually be considered true. 

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Friday 01/16/2015
Taking a pro-active approach to patrolling Galveston’s beaches
Posted: January 16, 2015

The older guard pointed to the west side of the 47th Street groin as he pulled the jeep over quickly.

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Thursday 01/15/2015
What Washington does not get about the Paris snub
Posted: January 15, 2015

Damn the politics — Americans, regardless of party affiliation, are upset with Washington’s snub of the historical march in support of freedom.

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Tuesday 01/13/2015
9-1-1 can help, even if you can’t help them
Posted: January 13, 2015

What happens when you do make that 911 call? Well, you don’t get put on hold.

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Statistics consequences of an ill-regulated militia
Posted: January 13, 2015

Consider the number 11,000. It is approximately the number of homicides by firearm in the United States each year.

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