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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

January 26, 2015

Editorials

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League City workshop a positive experience

More than 100 residents, community groups and elected officials in League City came together Saturday to help lay out the groundwork of what they’d like to see in their fast-growing community’s future. Essentially, laying the groundwork for League City 2.0.

  • icon Posted: January 26

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Sunday 01/25/2015
Communication between police, students a win-win
Posted: January 25, 2015

It’s hard to see any downside in a plan pitched by newly hired La Marque Police Chief Vicki King to get at-risk students talking to police officers.

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Friday 01/23/2015
Sturgis vote good for island
Posted: January 23, 2015

In voting to approve a specific-use permit allowing a barge outfitted with an old nuclear reactor to be gutted at the Port of Galveston, the city council chose the likely over the unlikely and actual jobs over nebulous fears; it was the right thing to do.

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Habitat for Horses seeking volunteers
Posted: January 23, 2015

Do you know horses? Just love horses? Have some time to pitch in? Then Habitat for Horses wants you.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Texas Press Association descends on Galveston
Posted: January 22, 2015

Galveston County will be crawling with journalists and newspapers executives from across the state this week as the Texas Press Association arrives at Moody Gardens to hold its 2015 Mid-Winter Conference.

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
New ship’s arrival big news for county
Posted: January 21, 2015

On Feb. 14, Carnival Cruise Lines will welcome its third island ship, making history in Texas waters.

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Tuesday 01/20/2015
Lessons learned from the story of the missing dog
Posted: January 20, 2015

There are a lot of lessons in the story of Blue, the dog that somehow went missing from Galveston in May and turned up this month 2,200 miles away at an Indiana animal shelter.

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Monday 01/19/2015
Quanell X should not be doing a detective’s job
Posted: January 19, 2015

The point of activist Quanell X’s recent advice to the Texas City Police Department seems to be that if you make Quanell X an adjunct part of an investigation into a police shooting, you may get an immediate certification that the shooting was justified.  

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Sunday 01/18/2015
League City ought to discuss council districts
Posted: January 18, 2015

People concerned about managing League City’s rapid climb toward a population of more than 100,000 have a lot to think about — transportation, especially east-west corridors, preservation of green space, managing stormwater runoff, finding enough potable water and enhancing the somewhat amorphous, but essential, aspect of “livability,” among many other things. 

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