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Question of the Week: Should public utilities invest more money in improving and maintaining local infrastructure?

As hurricanes go, Nicholas was minor, a Category 1 storm that left little damage in its wake. But even Nicholas was enough to knock out pow…

Local News

Dickinson elementary school honored as National Blue Ribbon School

Calder Road Elementary is Dickinson ISD's first National Blue Ribbon School.

Local News

Galveston's stipend for resident city workers fades for lack of interest

Although some council members had proposed cutting a stipend given to employees who live on the island, the program already was on its way out. 



Reel Report

More great sights, weather and fishing on Sunday

I sure hope some of you readers had a chance to see Sunday's sunrise. It was spectacular. I watched it as I walked along the beach before church.


Sports, I know them

NFL predictions: Houston Texans smart to not play QB Deshaun Watson

As I hope my picks do better in Week 3, the Houston Texans made the right call in not playing quarterback Deshaun Watson on Thursday night.


Sports, I know them

Houston football: Cougars win in ugly game, offense shows up in 2nd half against Navy Midshipmen

Thanks to the defense and halftime adjustments for the offense in the second half, the Houston Cougars (3-1, 1-0 AAC) win their conference opener against the Navy Midshipmen (0-3, 0-1) 28-20 in a tight contest Saturday night at TDECU Stadium.


Letters to the Editor

Daily News editor helping rip the country apart

People like Michael A. Smith are why this country is tearing apart at the seams. After writing a great example why universal health care wi…


Guest Columns

Guest commentary: Congress should follow Randy Weber's lead on our economy

Thomas Sowell said it best, “The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it.…


Guest Columns

Guest commentary: Republican Party fostering a tyranny of the minority

Most politicians of every party have always been guilty of hyperbole, omission of facts and some of just outright lying.

Weather Today

Partly cloudy


86° 79°

Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Cloud Coverage:64%
Wind:E at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:21%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:07:10:26 AM
Sunset:07:09:15 PM

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