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Charlie Henniker got a speedy trial; an impartial jury, perhaps, not so much.

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While leaving a hotel located on the Mescalero Apache reservation in New Mexico, the doorman mentions a blind man needing a lift across town.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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Over the past year we have seen a growing anger in our country. We saw it at the polling places in November where voters lashed out at election workers who were there to serve every voter who walked in the door. In anticipation of this anger we cautioned our election workers to not take such…

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Tonight is the Beach Patrol BBQ! This is the primary fundraiser for our nonprofit, which partners with the beach patrol to support initiatives we either can’t afford or which are not appropriate to spend governmental funds on. For example, we give two scholarships a year from the nonprofit a…

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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If you blinked, you missed the red snapper season this year. It started one minute after midnight June 1, and ended at the same time June 4. Last year, recreational fishermen had nine days to go fishing in federal waters, this year it was only three. Both are an insult to private anglers, es…

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE
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Some days, I am glad to be as old as I am because I can remember things younger people have only seen in the movies or on TV as reports of things passed.

  • By BYRON YORK
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In the stunned afterglow of Republicans taking the White House and holding both chambers of Congress, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor put it plainly:

  • By GEORGIE ANNE GEYER
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Whenever there’s a world crisis, at some point there also comes a breaking point — after which the drama is never acted out quite the same way.

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE
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It’s that time again and the Texas City emergency management crew are resurrecting a “guest star appearance” to highlight the annual hurricane preparedness meeting.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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“Robert Mueller is tasked with finding a crime that does not exist in the law. It is a legal impossibility,” opened Gregg Jarrett in an op-ed piece. Recently, Rod Rosenstein acting as attorney general called for an investigation for “any links and/or coordination between the Russian governme…

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President Donald Trump recently concluded a nine-day trip overseas, which included a stop in Saudi Arabia. The Trump administration hailed this trip as “epic,” “historic” and claimed that it “paved the way for a new era of cooperation.”

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE
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Texas City has a pretty big, pretty important port, but most people in the city don’t think about it much, if at all.

  • By SUSAN CRISS
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Today many will say or write to veterans “Happy Memorial Day.” While those sentiments will be made with best of intentions that expression will cause discomfort to veterans today for two reasons.

  • By BYRON YORK
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Throughout the Trump-Russia investigation, the core question was whether President Trump or his associates colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 election. If there were proof of that, the effect on Trump’s presidency would have been devastating, and possibly fatal.

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE
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When I came to Galveston as a bride, it was not the first time I had visited those golden shores. Not by a long shot. And I still remember traveling south from Sherman with my father, my mother and my sister, summer after summer.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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Political rhetoric is causing many to burn energy that could be put to better and more productive use. For example, congresswoman Maxine Waters, said that FBI Director Comey should be fired. But that was back when Obama was president. Back then she said Comey had “no credibility.” Now that T…

  • By NEIL G. BARON
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I really did try to write about something other than Donald Trump this week. After all, keeping up with the craziness of the Trump administration is a full-time job. I really tried.

  • By PETER DAVIS
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We are having another tryout and lifeguard academy that will start at 7 a.m. June 15. Information is on our website. Spread the word!

  • By GEORGIE ANNE GEYER
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Often enough through history, while the international community focuses on the huge problems it faces, it’s easy to overlook important small places. My nominee for the country deserving attention this week is independent Montenegro.

  • By DONALD LAMBRO
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Sir Walter Scott’s epic admonition, “Oh, what a web we weave when first we practice to deceive,” perfectly describes the furor over President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

  • By CATHY GILLENTINE
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Folks have always said that art imitates life. And that is certainly true when it comes to the funny papers. I assume you agree with me that comic strips can be considered art.

  • By BILL SARGENT, MARK MANSIUS & JOHN GAY
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Last year we wrote a column (“While you were sleeping ... The Federal Judiciary,” The Daily News, Sept. 12, 2016) about what President Obama did to the judicial branch of government in making appointments to the lower courts. In that column we wrote: “When Obama took office just one of the 1…

  • By ROBERTO TORRES
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Last week, President Trump fired the director of the FBI, James Comey, who was in Los Angeles when he learned about his firing from news reports. Team Trump has argued that the timing of the sudden dismissal had absolutely nothing to do with the heating up of the Russia-Trump investigation. …