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The Galveston County Daily News: Dickinson

October 24, 2016


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What preschool parents need to know about STEAM

Lately, everyone seems to be talking about STEAM. This acronym, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, has become a hot topic in the world of education and in the business community. The practice of teaching by incorporating these concepts into multidisciplinary lessons is revolutionizing education approaches across the country, even for children in preschool.

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Sunday 10/23/2016
Dickinson police car window shattered
Posted: October 23, 2016

A small-caliber projectile appears to have shattered a Dickinson Police Department patrol vehicle’s window Saturday.

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Friday 10/21/2016
Dickinson caps off homecoming with win over Creek
Posted: October 21, 2016

The Dickinson Gators got even for their only loss of the 2015 season, defeating the Clear Creek Wildcats 21-3 to cap off homecoming night at Sam Vitanza Stadium on Friday.

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Economic regionalism connects islands of opportunity that benefit everyone
Posted: October 21, 2016

Truisms are pronouncements of everyday wisdom of the common man. That makes them valuable to those who take the time to listen.

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Thursday 10/20/2016
Column finally called the question
Posted: October 20, 2016

David Michael Smith, your guest column finally made up my mind ("There's still time to jump off the Trump Train," The Daily News, Oct. 19). He complains about a seasoned county judge, about College of the Mainland leadership and the only thing he can push is his Marxist views.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
Faircloth: Education will be at forefront of next session
Posted: October 19, 2016

As State Representative for House District 23, and as a former classroom teacher, I am committed to focusing our attention on the current state of education. Most of us, myself included, have opinions which are based upon our experiences of being educated in the Texas public school system.

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Tuesday 10/18/2016
In District 23, Democrat Criss faces Republican Faircloth
Posted: October 18, 2016

Wayne Faircloth, the first Republican to be elected to represent Galveston since Reconstruction, is trying to fend off former State Rep. Lloyd Criss is District 23.

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UTMB receives grant to study 'Fourth R'
Posted: October 18, 2016

The University of Texas Medical Branch received a $3.07 million grant from the National Institution of Health in September to look at a program, called “Fourth R” that is meant to help teach ways to resolve conflicts, better ways to deal with peer pressure and prevent violence.

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Galveston County residents excited for regional antique car meet
Posted: October 18, 2016

The competition is open only to cars owned by club members.

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All-time temperature record set
Posted: October 18, 2016

The 88 degree high in Galveston today not only set a warm temperature record for the date — eclipsing an 87 degree high in 2007 — but also is the hottest temperature ever seen on the Island this late in the season since observations began in 1871.

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