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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

January 29, 2015

Editorials

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Students to President Obama: Please join us for Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers landed in Galveston with the news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were free.

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Counties should be given more power to police illegal gambling
Posted: January 28, 2015

Texas lawmakers should grant Galveston County’s request for expanded power to police illegal gambling operations. The legislature should go at least a step further, however, and extend that option of every county in the state.

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Tuesday 01/27/2015
Details ought to be discussed before new rules on cats set
Posted: January 27, 2015

It’s good that Councilman Craig Brown has opened a debate about doing something to reduce the number of cats at large in Galveston.

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Monday 01/26/2015
League City workshop a positive experience
Posted: January 26, 2015

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.

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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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