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The Galveston County Daily News: Opinion

August 28, 2016


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Yes on TRE is an investment in FISD's future

Voters in Friendswood should consider one fundamental question above all other questions as they decide whether to support a tax ratification vote scheduled for Sept 10: How important is the quality of the public schools to the quality of life in Friendswood?

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Sunday 08/28/2016
Real life lessons becoming less real
Posted: August 28, 2016

I’m lucky to be alive.

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Saturday 08/27/2016
Source of Dana Point wharves found
Posted: August 27, 2016

Staring out at the delightful Dana Point harbor, paddle boarders gliding over the smooth water, I am distracted by a group of kids in blue Ocean Institute shirts. Nicole and I came for the tour, which was truncated to accommodate the last summer camp session. The Ocean Institute is a nationally known marine science and history educational center for thousands of students and teachers.

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Friday 08/26/2016
Bad picks on the Wharves Board
Posted: August 26, 2016

As I look at the makeup of the Wharves Board of Trustees I'm surprised to see some of the members who were working to sell the Port of Galveston to the Port of Houston on the board.

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It's time once again to register for the Daily News Press Run
Posted: August 26, 2016

Pretty frequently, we devote this space to the promotion of worthy local causes. Today, we’re taking the space on our own behalf, but also on behalf of Galveston County teachers, students, literacy, civic-mindedness and newspapers in general.

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Why didn't column open up a dialogue?
Posted: August 26, 2016

In response to Susan Criss' column ("Community policing missing in today's force," The Daily News, Aug. 15) pertaining to the nation's policing tactics: I was disappointed that not one comment — pro or con — has appeared in The Daily News from the editorial staff or from subscribers.

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TRE is needed to keep FISD on top
Posted: August 26, 2016

As an over-40-year resident of Friendswood, I've been involved in many ways with our city and school district. In doing so, I've had the privileges of working with not only the staff and leaders in these two groups, but many of my fellow citizens.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Support-the-police campaigns open door to dialogue
Posted: August 25, 2016

Home delivery subscribers in Galveston found something extra in their papers today — “Love You Blue” bumper stickers.

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United Way funds, and fights for, the foundations of our community
Posted: August 25, 2016

Health, education and financial stability. These are the building blocks for healthy neighborhoods. These are the core issues that United Way of Galveston fights for because these are the things that can make or break our community.

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Listen folks, rules are rules
Posted: August 25, 2016

“Tower 1 to area supervisor, I just advised two surfers they can’t surf at East Beach Park, but they told me they’re doing it anyway. Could you come assist?”

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