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The Galveston County Daily News: Opinion

August 25, 2016

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Sam, thanks for believing in me

A guest column written by Sam Collins III ("It's wise to invest in your community," The Daily News, Aug. 17), credits an older gentleman, Ervin Williams, whose heartfelt gift made a big difference in Sam's life.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Park Board should revisit pay station locations
Posted: August 24, 2016

While I applaud the Park Board of Trustees' decision to purchase and install two electronic pay stations that will accept cash payments for seawall parking, I am hesitant to agree with the locations decided upon ("Park Board to install parking pay stations on the seawall," The Daily News, Aug. 21).

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Seawall pay stations are inconvenient
Posted: August 24, 2016

I read in The Daily News that the Park Board of Trustees has proposed letting the public pay for seawall parking with cash at two locations, namely inside the 61st and 91st streets piers ("Park Board to install parking pay stations on the seawall," The Daily News, Aug. 21).

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La Marque ISD decision was unwise and illegal
Posted: August 24, 2016

I am one individual that continues to argue that the manner in which Michael Williams maneuvered to close La Marque Independent School District down was neither legal nor wise. I have lived long enough to recognize fair play, legality and wise moves when I see them.

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Polls are interesting, but ...
Posted: August 24, 2016

So while the polls are leaning toward Clinton, it's far from time for Democrats to begin planning an election victory party.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
Help us recognize local veterans
Posted: August 23, 2016

The Galveston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 has a program honoring veterans past and present with ceiling tiles naming all the awards that these soldiers earned while in service of the United States military.

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Thanks to all of the lifeguards
Posted: August 23, 2016

I was visiting Galveston with my family last week. Although I have been swimming all of my life, I underestimated how quickly you can get into trouble when swimming in the Gulf.

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Jozwiak was right on target
Posted: August 23, 2016

Kudos to Michael C. Jozwiak for his right-on-target guest column ("Time for a 'What's Really Important' committee," The Daily News, Aug. 19).

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Shane McDermott is what the Nav District needs
Posted: August 23, 2016

After 30 years, it’s time to elect someone new to the Galveston Navigation District Board. Shane McDermott, one of the next generation of Galveston leaders, has stepped forward to add a much needed new perspective to the board.

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Fourth Galveston Living Wage Conference set for Sept. 26
Posted: August 23, 2016

Labor Day is on the first Monday of September and on the last Monday we will be holding our fourth annual Galveston Living Wage Conference from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 26 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1010 35th St., in Galveston.

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