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The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

November 23, 2014

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‘Doc’ Paskowitz was a legend

As a wide-eyed 16-year-old surfer, I made my first pilgrimage to the West Coast in 1980.

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Tuesday 11/18/2014
Make plans to shop local
Posted: November 18, 2014

Hey, Texas City and neighbors, did you know that today is Small Business Tuesday?

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Sunday 11/16/2014
Trophies reflect hollow achievements
Posted: November 16, 2014

Recently, during our move from one house to another, our son stumbled across a black egg crate filled with dozens of small trophies from his days in youth sports.

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Friday 11/07/2014
And then there’s the Galveston way
Posted: November 07, 2014

The freshman sat in his dorm room on the bed as the three older guys formed a semicircle around him. They all wore khaki pleated pants, button-up shirts tucked in and topsiders, and neatly parted hair, contrasting sharply with the surf shirt, baggy shorts, scruffy hair and flip flops that the younger guy wore.

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Veterans Day — a little history if you will
Posted: November 07, 2014

World War I — known at the time as “The Great War” — officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919.

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What Taiwan is doing about Ebola
Posted: November 07, 2014

As the 2014 Ebola outbreak continues to ravage parts of West Africa, Taiwan is stepping up preparatory measures to protect its citizens while partnering with the global community to mount an effective response.

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Tuesday 11/04/2014
Prevention takes bite out of the dentist
Posted: November 04, 2014

know that most people don’t like to visit the doctor.

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Monday 11/03/2014
Texas City has an artistic side
Posted: November 03, 2014

Texas City is blessed with places and people who help us to enjoy the artistic side of our community.

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Sunday 11/02/2014
A rose's bloom reflects compassion
Posted: November 02, 2014

Disaster relief comes in all shapes and sizes.

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