• By GAYLON RAY
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In a response to the Rev. James E. Daniels ("These dark days will pass," The Daily News, Dec. 14): In my amplified Bible, let's start with Luke 6:37-42. It addresses judging others. It says we are not to do this. John 8:1-8 says he who is without sin cast the first stone. Romans 14:1-13 says…

  • By LOIS JONES
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You should see my face! Full of grace. Doug Jones won by the people and for the people. I am so proud the human race is the paintbrush of humanity’s dream. Sure, America has a long road to hoe, but please don’t judge people by the law, when love hung on a cross.

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Senators from three states affected by hurricanes this year revealed a new bill on Thursday which they say will protect people who apply for Small Business Administration loans, but ultimately decline them.

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Playing at Anna Marie Milligan Gymnasium, the Stings moved to 2-0 in District 23-5A, while the Indians fell to 0-3 in district play.

  • By JOSE BOIX
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On behalf of the Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council, I would like to thank our community, who, in partnership with businesses, educators, and industry, helped make 2017 another successful year.

  • By REV. JAMES E. DANIELS
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I am very grateful that we are approaching the time of year when professed Christians celebrate the birth of their savior. As a believer, I do not disrespect anyone who may have other beliefs, but I stand by what I believe.

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People repairing their homes from Hurricane Harvey damage have a chance to get some free advice for their this week.

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A holiday tradition once again lit up the entrance way to Galveston on Tuesday night, as the Tree of Lights on top of the Galveston County Daily News was illuminated ahead of the 2017 holidays.

  • By ANA M. RODRIGUEZ
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Many men and women who have been infected with HPV never develop any health problems, but, for some, the infection can lead to various types of cancers and genital warts.

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Local educators Friday were calling a Texas Education Agency release of school report cards for the 2016-17 school year an unnecessary rehash of already published data that achieved nothing but confusion.

  • By HARVEY CAPPEL
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At the risk of being tarred, feathered and run out of town, here are some thoughts on creation and evolution. First of all I am not an atheist. This is about logic, as opposed to blind faith. If your beliefs are based on blind faith this may be offensive to you; if so, I apologize.

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Although somewhat unlikely, we find ourselves in a winter pattern this morning similar to those that have produced sleet or snow in Galveston County over the years. One major difference is that temperatures are running 5-10 degrees warmer than is typical for such snow or sleet events over So…

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Seniors from across the county were treated to a holiday feast at the annual SeniorShare Holiday Gala at the Doyle Center in Texas City. Over 750 seniors were served at the event which included door prizes, music and entertainment from several local schools. This year’s gala honored longtime…

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A Mississippi-based fitness company is suing a Galveston couple, asserting they used trade secrets garnered when the husband was an employee to start a new island fitness club.

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Galveston County officials’ efforts to plan a new bridge to Pelican Island received a boost recently when the Texas Department of Transportation pushed a critical deadline back by six months, but the move has left several commissioners and one area businessman debating the best way to procee…

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There has been an increase in the number of reported cases of flu in Galveston County this year, at a rate that has county health officials urging people to get their seasonal shots.

  • By SHANNON BURKE
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Little Sister Danica’s only wish was for a new pair of flip-flops. She has been wearing the same pair since late August, when floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey washed away every other pair of shoes that she, her two sisters and mother owned.

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Texas City hosted the annual Christmas parade with an “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” theme on Thursday evening. The parade took over Palmer Highway from city hall to the Showboat Pavilion. Spectators lined the street waiting to receive candy and hear holiday tunes. Floats representing various …

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The Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association suspended maritime traffic Wednesday at the ports of Galveston and Texas City because of severe fog in the area, officials said.

  • By MORRIS PARROTT
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Regarding the article ("Galveston gets $875K to hire police, with one string," The Daily News, Nov. 22): Does The Daily News editorial board have what it takes to report their stance on the "one string" portion in the headline and article?

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The annual Dickens on the Strand is set for this coming weekend and the weather outlook couldn’t be better unless you are a stickler for authentic London style Christmas weather. High pressure building and a weak cold front building into North Texas should reinforce and maintain the dry, coo…

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An attorney representing Durwood Greene Construction has filed a response to a lawsuit seeking compensation for vehicles that were damaged during a road milling project on Interstate 45.

  • By KIM DIMMETT
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In the holiday rush, please don’t forget #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.

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Looking for a big upset in Friday night’s Region III-5A, Division II area round playoff game, the Texas City Stings lost in heartbreaking fashion, 24-17, against the heavily-favored Port Neches-Groves Indians.

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Under the new proposed tax plan making its way through Congress, the group could give out fewer of those forms next year because, some worry, there will be less incentive to make donations.

  • By LOIS JONES
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What now? The sheets are coming off. The Rev. Jamie Johnson, former director of the center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the nation’s Department of Homeland Security has been uncovered for his racist comments.

  • By SHAWN CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS
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Most voters may know little about the countywide ballot position of county chair, and yet, both parties elect one in their primaries. The county chair is the head of the county executive committee, which in turn contains all of the elected precinct chairs.

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The deadline for people to apply for individual Hurricane Harvey assistance from the federal government is approaching.

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Texas City native and Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows all within a few moments in Sunday’s 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals at NRG Stadium.

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Under increasing financial pressure, more than 240 school districts across the state have applied to waive the state-mandated requirement to maintain a student-to-teacher ratio of 22 to 1 in all classes from kindergarten through fourth grade, according to data released by the Texas Education…

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An announcement that the White House would only seek $44 billion in its next round of disaster aid for hurricane ravaged parts of the country disappointed some state leaders on Friday. 

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A group of university and government scientists will attempt to estimate the number of red snapper that live in the Gulf of Mexico, in a study that could potentially effect the future of U.S. commercial and recreational fishing laws.