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Port of Galveston leaders should make it abundantly clear to Carnival Cruise Line they expect a corporate partner, with which it does substantial business, to be a responsible environmental steward. Port leaders should insist on action by the cruise line, not more empty public relations babble.

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In response to the article (“New La Marque school and gym named for supporters,” The Daily News, April 12): The article came short of scratching the surface of the commitment and dedication of those three legends.

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Vision is nice, but Hitchcock’s efforts to create a pretty city center is a giant leap from recently teetering on the brink of bankruptcy and laying off almost 20 percent of its police force. And it’s a bigger leap when key city leaders have eroded public trust.

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In response to the article ("Voters face higher taxes to expand wastewater plant," The Daily News, April 15): Facts matter. The fact is the San Leon community has suffered for many years due to the very poor financial management of San Leon Municipal Utility District. The fact is if the prop…

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When I first met Carl Gustafson, he was dressed in bunker gear and had stepped into my lab building while taking a break from refinery fire brigade training. At that time, he was a single father working as a refinery inspector, and putting himself through engineering school at Old Dominion U…

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For several years, we've observed various groups attempting to gather information from island residents as to what to do to beautify our island and make it a better place to live and work. Most recently, Beautify Broadway and Vision Galveston. All of the presentations of the past have been w…

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I didn’t know Carl Gustafson prior to him being elected to Friendswood City Council. I watched him closely and saw that he seemed to study issues, taking in information from all directions without prejudging, analyzing as engineers do, factoring in the human impact as engineers often don’t, …

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Eleven months ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a network of flood walls and levees in New Orleans. At a cost of $14 billion, it’s one of the most expensive public works projects in U.S. history. Yet, according to Scientific American online (April 11), the corps says that it wi…