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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

July 30, 2014

Editorials

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A chance to ask about the island’s port and its debt

Why is the Port of Galveston proposing to borrow up to $13 million from banks for a cruise-ship terminal expansion? Would it be possible to get the money at a lower interest rate through the bond market?

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Tuesday 07/29/2014
It’s not just a change of titles
Posted: July 29, 2014

La Marque Independent School District’s detractors — and there seems to be a professional cadre of them — scoff at the notion that you get better education by replacing assistant principals with deans at the high school.

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Monday 07/28/2014
Business sharing is good
Posted: July 28, 2014

Some veterans of Hurricane Ike recently had a “no truer words were ever spoken” moment.

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Sunday 07/27/2014
Galveston’s draft budget sheds light on seawall parking plan
Posted: July 27, 2014

You can get a good idea about what happened to the plan to charge for parking on the seawall by looking at the city of Galveston’s draft budget, which was made public last week.

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Saturday 07/26/2014
Looking south of the border ...
Posted: July 26, 2014

Some islanders who live in the town named after Bernardo de Galvez are lobbying to have him named an honorary citizen.

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Will the Legislature take up casinos?
Posted: July 26, 2014

Before each legislative session, people in Galveston talk about the prospects of casino gambling in Texas.

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Friday 07/25/2014
A passion for animals, a passion for the facts
Posted: July 25, 2014

The story about delays in work at the Friendswood animal shelter ought to serve as a cautionary tale about the responsibilities of citizenship.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Keep history alive on Pelican Island
Posted: July 24, 2014

The American Undersea Warfare Museum on Pelican Island is an unappreciated jewel for Galveston County — and it needs our help.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
The Americas will be watching the border
Posted: July 23, 2014

People all across the Americas are going to be watching how poor women and children are treated when they reach the Texas border.

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