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Adoption Day helps complete families in Galveston

Saturday was National Adoption Day, and scenes like Andrew's played out more than a dozen times in Galveston and hundreds more times across the United States. 

Expert: Opioid overdoses rare in Galveston County

Galveston County commissioners are exploring a lawsuit against the makers of addictive opioid prescription drugs as communities acro…

Experts worry cost-cutting will lead to crowded classes

Under increasing financial pressure, more than 240 school districts across the state have applied to waive the state-mandated requir…

Local Sports

Santa Fe girl prepares for national competition in Las Vegas

Aspen Miller will be one of 120 cowgirls competing at the competition. Each of the competitor will be competing for over $130,000 in cash and prizes and a chance to earn a qualifying spot in the American Semifinals next February in Fort Worth.

Missing key players, Cowboys in must-win scenario

With only seven games remaining in the regular season, tonight’s Dallas-Philadelphia showdown at Jerry’s World is a must-win for the…

Friendswood youth takes tourney title

Friendswood’s Race Haas won the boys 18-and-under singles red division at the Racquet Pro Pasadena Championship Major Zone tennis to…

Opinion

Some worry about easy proliferation of MUDs

Is it time for the Texas Legislature to tighten the rules for establishing municipal utility districts and other special purpose tax…

When a Pelican Island shipyard went nuclear

A decade after atomically bombing Japan into submission in August 1945, bringing at long last an end to the most destructive war in …

'Taking a knee' has nothing to do with military

In response to the letter by Kenneth Johnson (“Thank goodness the military doesn’t ‘take a knee,’” The Daily News, Nov. 16): Johnson…

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