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The Galveston County Daily News: Kemah

October 28, 2016


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Halloween weather won’t be too scary, as mild, mostly dry conditions to continue

If you like summer, then this fall is a dream come true.

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Tuesday 10/25/2016
One-stop voter site is here to help
Posted: October 25, 2016

With Election Day near, the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area is proud to provide more voter-friendly information than any other election source. VOTE411.org is a nonpartisan "one-stop-shop" for all election related materials that voters in the Bay Area need. By entering your home address on VOTE411, voters in the Bay Area can learn about offices and ballot questions they will be voting on, and compare candidate responses to League questions.

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Domestic violence is a community problem
Posted: October 25, 2016

Domestic violence is not an argument between partners or family members. It’s not about “anger management” or one person physically injuring another person. Domestic violence is a systematic pattern of power, control, domination and fear to gain control of a relationship, by an intimate partner, household member or parent. This control may include many types of violence and abuse — physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, verbal, financial and spiritual.

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Monday 10/24/2016
What preschool parents need to know about STEAM
Posted: October 24, 2016

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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Friday 10/21/2016
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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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
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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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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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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