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The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

April 1, 2015


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Nothing dirty going on

‘There’s nothing dirty going on.” The Galveston County Commissioners Court wrote to Lieutenant Governor Patrick requesting Galveston County be exempted from legislation requiring them to establish a prostitution court.

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Monday 03/30/2015
A reminder of what we can be
Posted: March 30, 2015

On February 22, a group of talented American heroes met together for the first time in decades to celebrate an American victory, a sports victory during a times crisis.

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Sunday 03/29/2015
How you use the clock matters
Posted: March 29, 2015

In life it seems we’ve two choices – live life knowing we will eventually run out of time or to simply run out the clock.

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Friday 03/27/2015
Hypothermia case serves as warning to other isle swimmers
Posted: March 27, 2015

Many of you probably remember the story from a couple of weeks ago about the little girl who suffered mild hypothermia after swimming in the beach water on a day when the water was 58 degrees over Spring Break.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
What can you tell about your doctor by looking?
Posted: March 24, 2015

Did you ever notice that there are all kinds of doctors? There are big ones and little ones. There are man ones and lady ones, handsome ones and ones who look like me. Of course, the list goes on and on. But, there is one difference that is important that you may have already recognized. There are some doctors who look at you and some who don’t.

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If you love magic, the Kiwanis show is just the ticket
Posted: March 24, 2015

The Texas City Kiwanis Club is about to host another Magic Show. They are always fun, for the kids and also for the grown-ups.

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Monday 03/23/2015
Hillary Clinton’s ‘Emailgate’
Posted: March 23, 2015

If you’re not a news junkie and somehow missed the latest news cycle coverage of “Emailgate,” there have been a number of recent discoveries about Hillary Clinton’s actions while serving as Secretary of State.

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After redistricting, more magistrates?
Posted: March 23, 2015

As one of the lawyers who sued County Judge Mark Henry when the commissioners court redistricted to get rid of four elected justices of peace and four elected constables, I was amused and angered, but not surprised to read that the county judge presumably, supported by commissioners Ryan Dennard and Ken Clark, now wants absolute power to appoint hand selected magistrates to serve at the pleasure of commissioners court.

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Sunday 03/22/2015
Technology’s march sends mixed signals
Posted: March 22, 2015

Okay, call in the clowns – I am officially old. Not to say I’m throwing in the towel, but I am increasingly interested in simplifying my life. As much as I love technology, ‘more and more’ seems to be approaching too much.

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