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The Galveston County Daily News : Daily News RSS Feeds

August 28, 2014

Daily News RSS Feeds

Our latest headlines, delivered to your desktop! The Daily News now offers news and weather feeds for use in your personal RSS reader.

How to get started

In the list below, click the RSS button next to feeds that interest you. Follow the instructions to add the feed to your RSS reader. Note that with some browsers, you may need to right-click or control-click on the RSS button, copy the RSS feed link, and paste the URL into your RSS reader.

New to RSS?

Check our tips and frequently-asked questions: RSS Questions

Please note: These RSS feeds are provided for personal use only and are not intended for syndication to other web sites.

Current feeds

All feeds are in RSS 2.0 format XML.

Local News RSS Local news and features
Business RSS Business news and features
Biz Buzz RSS Laura Elder on the latest business rumors.
Sports RSS Sports news and features
Fishing RSS The Reel Report
Editorials RSS Our view on local issues
Columns RSS Featured columnists
Guest Columns RSS Guest commentary
Lifestyle RSS Lifestyle features
Health RSS Health and the healthcare industry
Faith RSS Religious news and features
Entertainment RSS Entertainment news
Food RSS Food features
Announcements RSS Engagements, weddings anniversaries
Obituaries RSS Obituaries and funeral services

What is RSS?

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS feeds include headlines and brief summaries of stories on a web site such as www.galvestondailynews.com, with links to the full story on the web site itself.

What do I need to use RSS?

You'll need to use an RSS reader, also known as a "news aggregator," to collect and display your selected RSS feeds. Some Web browsers, like Mozilla Firefox have support for RSS built in. Also some popular programs like Outlook have RSS built in.

There are some web pages that support RSS like like Google Reader, Bloglines, MySyndicaat, and NetVibes. Simply go to these web sites to read any RSS feed.

Otherwise, there is a number of native RSS readers are currently available, such as Newscrawler, Feeddemon, or Sharpreader, and more are released all the time.

Search in software sites such as CNET's Download.com for a reader that will work on your platform.

How do I subscribe to the RSS feeds?

If your browser supports it, simply click on the RSS button next to a feed, then follow the instructions to subscribe to it.

With many browsers, however, you'll need to right-click (or control-click) on the RSS button, select "Copy link to clipboard" (or something similar), then switch to your RSS reader and paste the URL into a feed setup window. The procedure for subscribing to a feed will vary according to the RSS reader you use, however, so you'll need to consult the program's help or documentation for more details.

Questions or feedback about our RSS feeds?

We welcome feedback from our readers. Use our contact form to send us a message if you have a question or comment.