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September 25, 2016


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Join a walk toward ending a dreadful disease

Many voices are telling us about things we ought to fear. Some voices we should be listening to are those telling us to fear Alzheimer’s disease.

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Monday 08/29/2016
Back by popular demand: Comics and stocks
Posted: August 29, 2016

Starting Thursday, Daily News readers will find some additional features with which to stay informed and entertained.

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Improving Harborside Drive makes good business sense
Posted: August 29, 2016

In July, a record number of passengers boarded ships in Galveston. With more than 90,000 people embarking on cruises with Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Cruise Lines, port officials predict about 870,000 cruise passengers will leave from Galveston this year, which would be an increase of about 35,000 from 2015.

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Friday 08/26/2016
It's time once again to register for the Daily News Press Run
Posted: August 26, 2016

Pretty frequently, we devote this space to the promotion of worthy local causes. Today, we’re taking the space on our own behalf, but also on behalf of Galveston County teachers, students, literacy, civic-mindedness and newspapers in general.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
Seawall murals serve to educate, beautify
Posted: August 02, 2016

Art is in the eye of the beholder — and that is exactly what a Houston artist who goes by GONZO247, the Houston Zoo, and the local Galveston Park Board of Trustees hopes happens to those walking along the sandy shoreline beneath Galveston’s seawall.

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Monday 07/18/2016
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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Thursday 06/30/2016
Here's wishing you a fun, safe holiday weekend
Posted: June 30, 2016

Many of us awoke this morning already able to begin the long Fourth of July Weekend, which — considering watermelon, barbecue, fireworks, the beach, parades and the fact that it’s held in the USA — is among the best holidays on the calendar, in our humble opinion.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Life is hard in the age of digital hokum
Updated: June 30, 2016 - 2:03 pm

We have to sympathize with businesses and public institutions attempting to function in the age of social media.

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Friday 06/03/2016
It's not summer until Galveston Beach Band takes the stage
Posted: June 03, 2016

If you’re in Galveston and in the mood for a genuine, hometown sort of experience, stroll down to Sealy Gazebo and catch a performance by the Galveston Beach Band.

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Friday 04/29/2016
Texas beach cleanup more than one-day event
Posted: April 29, 2016

More than 1,400 volunteers gathered one week ago, to collect trash along Galveston beaches as part of the annual Texas Adopt-a-Beach spring cleanup.

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