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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas City

October 26, 2016

Texas City

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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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Wednesday 10/26/2016
Alumni group's 'concern' is a little late
Posted: October 26, 2016

In response to the story "Alumni group has accused Texas City ISD of resource disparities" (The Daily News, Oct. 23): To attempt to continue the anger and mistrust that existed forever in La Marque schools is pointless. To bring up the balance that was put in the coffers of Texas City Independent School District indicates the driving force for these anecdotal reports from "concerned" people. Where was the concern when classrooms were falling apart? Security was non-existent, no workbooks and no proper facilities to learn in.

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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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Saturday 10/22/2016
Man dies on Texas city train tracks
Posted: October 22, 2016

A man in his 60s died Friday in Texas City when a train hit him.

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We must keep Faircloth in office
Posted: October 22, 2016

In 2014, the voters of the 23rd District of the Texas House of Representatives sent a Republican to Austin for the first time since Reconstruction. The 85th Legislative Session begins Jan. 10 and I ‘m asking you to vote Nov. 8 to send Wayne Faircloth back to represent us.

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Friday 10/21/2016
Manvel's high-octane offense overwhelms Texas City in 1st half
Posted: October 21, 2016


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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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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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