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September 18, 2014

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Identifying some classic sports injuries in high school athletes

There are millions of teenagers participating in high school sports every year throughout the states.

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Thursday 09/18/2014
County should be in the water business
Posted: September 18, 2014

Bill Young writes that Galveston County could make a big profit by building a desalination plant.

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Don’t bring the Sturgis to Galveston
Posted: September 18, 2014

Jodie Springer doesn't want the ship Sturgis and its radioactive parts dissembled in Galveston.

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Constitution Day a celebration of American freedom
Posted: September 17, 2014

The Constitution is a crucial thread in the fabric of our country’s history. As former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor once said, the Constitution changed world history “for the perpetual benefit of mankind. In 1787, no country in the world had ever allowed its citizens to select their own form of government, much less to select a democratic government.”

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Is this ‘real’ mixed-income housing?
Posted: September 17, 2014

Recently, we were told that the Galveston Housing Authority is building “real” mixed-income projects, because they will not violate the Fair Housing Act.

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Hitchcock Chamber’s 9/11 Remembrance Service was quite moving
Posted: September 17, 2014

On Sept. 11, the second annual 9/11 Remembrance Service was hosted in Hitchcock.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
Too many doctors may spoil your health
Posted: September 16, 2014

One time I walked into a medical professional building where several dozen doctors had their offices. I noticed a lady standing at the directory on the first floor copying all of the names and office numbers of the doctors on a piece of paper. 

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We can prevent most childhood cancers
Posted: September 16, 2014

The vast majority of the 80,000 chemicals in everyday use in the United States, as well as globally, have never been tested for toxicity to humans.

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Monday 09/15/2014
The flat tax option raises questions
Posted: September 15, 2014

Dan Freeman shares an opinion on the flat tax.

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