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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

December 20, 2014


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Some bare knuckles in the runoff

The city council runoff in League City between Keith Gross and Jason Long might not have captured the imagination of the voters — turnout was what we’ve unfortunately come to expect — but it was a slugfest.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Nothing like home for the holidays
Posted: December 20, 2014

For those who have followed the story of Dog Dynasty, the no-kill animal shelter that is closing its doors Jan. 10, the magic number is 50.

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It’s not just a question of good or bad
Posted: December 20, 2014

One of the interesting questions about the land development regulations in Galveston involves the proposed rules on signs. The question is whether the city can enforce them.

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Friday 12/19/2014
It’s time to fix this law
Posted: December 19, 2014

When state lawmakers gather in Austin next month to wrestle with the great legislative issues of the day, they should at least consider ending a gross fiction that has allowed a substantial illegal industry to flourish for years.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
You may know a Knight of the Legion of Honor
Posted: December 18, 2014

Congratulations are in order for Charles “Cliff” Burks and Ross Novelli, who both have received France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, for their service during the Invasion of Normandy.  

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
The public should know the details
Posted: December 17, 2014

College of the Mainland should disclose the amount of the settlement in the lawsuit filed by David Michael Smith.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
What will the relationship be?
Posted: December 16, 2014

City hall and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees recently signed an agreement shifting some responsibilities and funding from one agency to the other. Most people think the new arrangement is more efficient.

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Monday 12/15/2014
Bill of Rights deserves respect
Posted: December 15, 2014

On this date in 1791, the Bill of Rights went into effect. It’s not a national holiday. Maybe it should be.

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Sunday 12/14/2014
Does Galveston need a curfew?
Posted: December 14, 2014

Galveston City Council was right in taking time to assess a juvenile curfew ordinance before deciding whether to renew it, although maybe not for all the right reasons.

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