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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

August 20, 2014


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The Hitchcock police chief is gone, an explanation is missing

Oh, come on. You can’t fire a police chief and expect people to be satisfied with no explanation whatsoever.

  • icon Posted: August 20

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
This tragedy was not about a police chase
Posted: August 19, 2014

The tragic deaths of six people in a wreck in League City might have set off a debate about the wisdom of police chases. This case, however, did not.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Vote for a good thing to help Galveston’s schools
Posted: August 18, 2014

At a recent public meeting on Galveston Independent School District’s tax ratification election, the crowd consisted of the superintendent, a school board member and a writer from The Daily News.

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Sunday 08/17/2014
How do you sign up for 2 electricity bills?
Posted: August 17, 2014

How is it that the La Marque school district ended up with two contracts with two organizations to provide electricity?

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Saturday 08/16/2014
Not the time to sink Rigs to Reefs program
Posted: August 16, 2014

An interesting fight is developing in the Gulf of Mexico: A group that includes some shrimpers, scientists and environmentalists has asked the federal government to scrap the Rigs to Reefs program.

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Friday 08/15/2014
Council sends a message – wonder what it was?
Posted: August 15, 2014

If the City Council in League City was trying to send a clear message in censuring Councilman Dennis OKeeffe, someone ought to give the public a hint.

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Support the Paws and Claws Adopt-A-Thon
Posted: August 15, 2014

If you have been following the discussion about the county’s problems in caring for stray cats and dogs, this weekend offers a break from the gloomy news about budget battles and euthanization rates.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
La Marque charter just isn't clear
Posted: August 14, 2014

The La Marque City Council agreed this week to schedule for Nov. 4 an election on the recall of Councilwoman Connie Trube.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
‘South Beach’ project for seawall worth a look
Posted: August 13, 2014

When Councilman Ralph McMorris presents his plan for a proposed “South Beach” project to the Galveston City Council on Thursday, listen for the numbers.

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