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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

October 21, 2014


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Needed: A better process for hiring key people

John Hamm might be the best choice to head of the Hitchcock Police Department, but the process used to fill that important post in city government was flawed.

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Monday 10/20/2014
Unless you like traffic, support Proposition 1
Posted: October 20, 2014

Today’s the first day of early voting in the Nov. 4 elections. A good way to observe it would be to cast a vote for Proposition 1.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Daily News endorsements in the Nov. 4 election
Posted: October 19, 2014

The Daily News recommends Wayne Faircloth for state representative in District 23.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
What if Ebola patients came here?
Posted: October 18, 2014

Sooner or later, a patient with a deadly virus will be brought to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. What should islanders think?

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Friday 10/17/2014
With Ebola, hysteria doesn’t help
Posted: October 17, 2014

GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch’s role in fighting Ebola and similar diseases is going to expand. What institution is better equipped? Which has better people with better training?

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Thursday 10/16/2014
McMorris’ actions reflect poorly on Galveston
Posted: October 16, 2014

The choice of Galveston's next city manager should be decided by intelligent and thoughtful discussion. Strong-arming and potential intimidation are tools of a period we’d best leave behind.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
Galveston’s library welcomes new patrons
Posted: October 15, 2014

On Tuesday morning, Rosenberg Library in Galveston was full of first graders. They’d come by bus on a field trip. They were excited.

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Tuesday 10/14/2014
Texans pay dearly for what we don’t understand
Posted: October 14, 2014

Texas motorists pay 20 cents per gallon in state tax on a gallon of gasoline.

Why is it important for you to know that?

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Sunday 10/12/2014
Public should see the finalists before a Hitchcock chief is hired
Posted: October 12, 2014

City commissioners in Hitchcock could choose a police chief as early as Tuesday, and The Daily News has asked for a list of the finalists for the job. People have a right to know who the finalists are before the commissioners make a decision.

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