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The Galveston County Daily News: Editorials

January 19, 2017


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Get involved in Lemonade Day Galveston County

The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday will kick off the annual Lemonade Day Galveston County event. Now in its sixth year, the youth entrepreneurial program has grown from a few hundred participants on the island to well over 1,000 participants throughout Galveston County. Lemonade Day Galveston County will be May 7.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
Big bond issue inevitable for Clear Creek school district
Posted: January 17, 2017

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Monday 01/16/2017
Last call for Everyday Hero nominations
Posted: January 16, 2017

Every year, we take time to recognize people in our community who go out of their way to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors.

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Sunday 01/15/2017
Do we like the image we see?
Posted: January 15, 2017

Today, many Americans will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a moment to celebrate the life of a man who helped change how America views itself.

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Saturday 01/14/2017
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Posted: January 14, 2017

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Friday 01/13/2017
GISD should consider a real town hall meeting
Posted: January 13, 2017

This week, the Galveston Independent School District began the arduous process of determining the pathway forward with a series of meetings to gather public input — the first of which occurred Tuesday night.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Ball High's new radio station a worthy effort
Posted: January 12, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Ball High School’s Media Arts and Digital Technology program, which planned to debut a 24-hour online radio station called K-Tor “The Tornado” at 6 a.m. today.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Galveston chamber honors businesses, leaders
Posted: January 11, 2017

Friday night, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual event and meeting at Moody Gardens Convention Center. The local chamber, now 171 years old, uses this high-profile event to recognize individuals and businesses who not only make an important difference in our community today, but who are helping chart the course for the future.

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Tuesday 01/10/2017
Go forth and complain
Posted: January 10, 2017

Can the city of Galveston win, or, more likely, simply improve in its ancient struggle with code violations through an internet-based tracking system?

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Monday 01/09/2017
Council should approve public comment item
Posted: January 09, 2017

The League City council should support an item proposed by Councilman Hank Dugie and Mayor Pat Hallisey that would add a public comments section to all city boards and commissions.

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