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April 24, 2014

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Galveston Art League looking for help to commemorate 100 years

In June, the Galveston Art League will be celebrating its 100th year of offering Galveston residents, both adults and children, opportunities to exhibit their art work and to appreciate the work of others in the league’s gallery.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
Legislators can make a difference for Texas seniors
Posted: April 24, 2014

I’ve written of past successes the Silver Haired Legislature’s resolutions have had with the State Legislature in helping create worthwhile senior legislation.

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Some facts about short term-rentals in Galveston
Posted: April 23, 2014

With some city leaders and candidates are still talking about restricting or banning short-term rentals in Galveston, its only logical that candidates and residents should be informed of the facts.

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Musketeers, get your tax facts straight
Posted: April 23, 2014

The Three Musketeers concluded their discussion of taxes with the determination that the Internal Revenue Service should be eliminated, the graduated income tax scrapped and a “Fair Tax” adopted, which is a euphemism for sales tax.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Teach your kids about dangers of alcohol
Posted: April 22, 2014

On behalf of Galveston County Community Coalition, I want to take this opportunity to remind parents that it is illegal, dangerous and irresponsible to provide alcohol to a minor.

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Monday 04/21/2014
Why choose a private school?
Posted: April 21, 2014

When I tell people I am principal of O’Connell College Preparatory School, a private Catholic school, I often receive reactions that, frankly, surprise me.

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Galveston County Soccer has sights on Disney Cup
Posted: April 21, 2014

Galveston County Youth Soccer has teamed up with Jay Sims and Marcelo Arredondo to recruit and develop an under-19 soccer team.  

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Juneteenth is a celebration for everyone
Posted: April 20, 2014

In a little more than two months, we will celebrate Juneteenth.

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My life in Galveston’s bars was not a such a bad way to relax
Posted: April 20, 2014

Nearly every Galveston neighborhood used to have a bar. They were a part of daily island life like groceries, florists and bakeries.

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