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The Galveston County Daily News: Editorials

December 9, 2016


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Council should change Landmark Commission's authority

The Landmark Commission vote Monday to strip Chris Smith of his chairmanship was probably, at least in part, a pre-emptive move meant to head off Galveston City Council’s approval of an ordinance stripping the commission of its judicial power.

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
Tree of Lights represents love, kindness and compassion
Posted: December 07, 2016

Few things announce the arrival of the holiday season like the annual lighting of the Tree of Lights atop The Galveston County Daily News building right off the causeway on Galveston Island.

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
A date that will live in memory
Posted: December 06, 2016

It took a few days for the words “Pearl Harbor” to take root in the national vocabulary. Initial reports about the surprise attack on U.S. forces, published Dec. 7, 1941, in a Daily News extra edition, all carried Honolulu datelines.

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Monday 12/05/2016
City should work to contain containers or lift its ban
Updated: December 05, 2016 - 11:10 pm

League City resident Larry Garza has a point.

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Sunday 12/04/2016
Hate crimes not welcome here
Posted: December 04, 2016

The recent reporting of what could be nothing short of hateful behavior toward a Galveston businessman is disappointing if not outright insulting to our community.

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Saturday 12/03/2016
In League City, an Emersonian affair plays out
Posted: December 03, 2016

If you missed the article, Hallisey told The Daily News on Tuesday he intended to get an item on the agenda for a Dec. 13 meeting calling for the council to consider firing the two.

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Friday 12/02/2016
Shelter deserves congratulations for 2016 numbers
Posted: December 02, 2016

Seldom do we get to report good news about an animal shelter.

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Thursday 12/01/2016
Texas A&M made the right decision
Posted: December 01, 2016

In reaction by the administration to a white nationalist being invited to speak at the Texas A&M campus was right.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
National employment paradox playing out locally
Posted: November 30, 2016

Galveston, with an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent, has an employment problem.

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Tuesday 11/29/2016
Salvation Army’s Angel Tree a great opportunity to help
Posted: November 29, 2016

Each year on Christmas morning, thousands of children in Galveston County awaken to the uncomfortable reminder that they live in a home facing difficult financial challenges.

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