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The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

September 20, 2014


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Sunday’s triathlons to attract 1,000

Sunday’s two triathlons, the Lonestar Sprint Triathlon and the 5150, will bring more than 1,000 competitors to Moody Gardens.

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Friday 09/19/2014
Daily News to publish Breast Cancer Awareness section
Posted: September 19, 2014

The Daily News, in partnership with UTMB, will publish a special stand-alone newspaper section focusing on and promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Triathlon day at Moody Gardens
Posted: September 19, 2014

Peter Davis writes about this weekend's big triathlon day at Moody Gardens.

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Thursday 09/18/2014
Anderson wins sectional title
Posted: September 18, 2014

Kemah’s Kelly Anderson won the women’s 4.5 singles championship at the Charlie Weaver Texas Adult Sectionals in San Antonio. Seeded No. 2, she upset Houston’s No. 1-seeded Laura Carter in the final, 6-2, 6-1.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
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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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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Sunday 09/14/2014
Stings’ leaders reveal character in defeat
Posted: September 14, 2014

On a muggy Friday night after a 51-point loss to an in-county rival, it would have been understandable if Texas City representatives were not up for a chat with their local sports reporter.

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Saturday 09/13/2014
Being fit at 50 isn’t so easy as it was at 20
Posted: September 13, 2014

A funny thing happened after my odometer crossed the magical 50,000-mile line — my body suddenly decided to stop responding to diet and exercise as it once did.

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