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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

September 16, 2014


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Two problems with Galveston Park Board of Trustees meeting

Many governments in Galveston County need to work on the mechanics of their meetings.

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Monday 09/15/2014
What would happen if TWIA shut down?
Posted: September 15, 2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst sent shock waves along the coast last week. He said he would ask a legislative committee to study the possibility of shutting down the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

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Sunday 09/14/2014
Start of a new vision north of Broadway
Posted: September 14, 2014

The groundbreaking for two new mixed-income developments was hailed as a great day for Galveston.

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Saturday 09/13/2014
Cars, trucks share right to road with motorcyclists, bicyclists
Posted: September 13, 2014

The indictment of a Dickinson woman involved in a collision that killed a bicyclist in Galveston suggests that attitudes are changing.

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Friday 09/12/2014
Six years after Ike, where do we stand?
Posted: September 12, 2014

It’s been six years since Hurricane Ike struck. As time passes, it gets a bit easier to see what ought to be done in response to that storm. So, what should be on the short list of priorities?

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Thursday 09/11/2014
A day to remember the innocent of 9/11
Posted: September 11, 2014

Today, Americans will remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. We’ll remember the people who died and the people who acted heroically in the face of tragedy.

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
The Daily News Press Run helps schools teach reading
Posted: September 10, 2014

Recently a young girl, no more than 8 or 9, clutched a copy of The Daily News close to her chest. She was standing in line with a group of other classmates. All held a newspaper in their hands. 

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Tuesday 09/09/2014
Once upon a time, school started after Labor Day
Posted: September 09, 2014

Those who like to reminisce about the good old days remember when children returned to school after Labor Day.

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An interesting report on sea levels
Posted: September 09, 2014

Reuters has begun publishing a series of reports on rising sea levels that has people in Galveston County talking.

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