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The Galveston County Daily News: Editorials

July 25, 2016


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On some issues, there are no clear-cut answers

When it comes to major issues facing Americans, many people, if the truth be told, are not entrenched in extreme positions as they often are perceived as being.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Council's letter a more serious breach than mayor's alleged slur
Posted: July 23, 2016

Many interesting questions exist around allegations surfacing last week that League City Mayor Pat Hallisey was overheard in May calling Councilwoman Heidi Hansing a “bitch.”

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Friday 07/22/2016
Never been a better time than right now
Posted: July 22, 2016

If you’ve ever thought about adopting an animal in need of a good home — and you have, you know you have — today is the day to do it.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
No downside in Texas City's community meetings
Posted: July 21, 2016

Police officials and community leaders in Texas City have set an example that other communities interested in reducing the likelihood and severity of violence between officers and residents should study.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
'Pokemon Go' players could use a reality check
Posted: July 20, 2016

Last week, the Texas Department of Transportation generated a social media buzz with its Facebook post urging players of the “Pokemon Go” mobile game to refrain from doing so while driving.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Park board committee made good call on fireworks
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:21 pm

The Tourism Development Advisory Committee of Galveston’s Park Board of Trustees did a good thing Tuesday by recommending the annual Independence Day fireworks display remain at 37th Street and the seawall.

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Monday 07/18/2016
Dog racing plan is just a stalling tactic
Posted: July 18, 2016

An agreement struck recently between dog track operators and The Texas Greyhound Association, which represents dog breeders and kennel operators, and approved by the Texas Racing Commission was meant to accomplish one thing.

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It's long past time to fix our school funding method
Posted: July 18, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott should call a special session to address the state’s school funding formula.

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Sunday 07/17/2016
It's time to start thinking beyond ideological orthodoxy
Posted: July 17, 2016

The slaughter Thursday of at least 84 people in Nice, France, by a man armed primarily with a large truck illustrates an inescapable fact that people interested in solutions must embrace over any ideological orthodoxy, no matter how personally sacred.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Apparently, parking garages aren't cost prohibitive, after all
Posted: July 15, 2016

Galveston businessman Dennis Byrd is onto something.

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