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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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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…

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I’ve only been involved in the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston for a little over a year, but I’m constantly amazed at how much Galveston and the surrounding areas do. We live in a loving and caring community that has supported the house for the last 30 years.

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The Texas Legislature is in full swing, and legislation involving the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is no exception. Our coastal legislative delegation is working hard to support us and the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition is there supporting them. We’re working to ensure good w…

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In response to the story (“Park board: cruise plan won’t bring money to island,” The Daily News, April 2): The concern of the Park Board of Trustees in regards to the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship terminal is relevant, but short-sighted. The terminal will bring millions of visitors to the city.

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There aren’t enough ways to say thank you to our incredible family of volunteers and donors who continue to make the dream of a Ronald McDonald House of Galveston a reality. Thirty years ago this May, the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston opened its doors and welcomed our first guest families.

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April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to recognize the prevalence of abuse and neglect in Galveston County. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Galveston County is issuing a call to action for residents of Galveston County to stand against child abuse and take…

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For 30 years, the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston has stood in service to children and their families. The soul of this special house lies in the hearts of these children and families who return to us again and again, year after year, for continued surgeries and treatment.

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The American Dream is no longer attainable by being average. We must read, think and move faster in order to gain a piece of the pie. It’s vital that we become dynamic stable lifelong learners. Teaching this idea to my students, I used an excerpt from Thomas L. Friedman’s book, “Thank you fo…

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In a misguided attempt at tax relief, the Texas Legislature is moving to impose dramatically low revenue caps on cities. State legislators are advancing House Bill 2 and Senate Bill 2 to impose a 2.5 percent cap on annual property tax increases.

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After two years of investigation by the special council that cleared the president and everyone in his administration of conspiring with the Russians, The Daily News still wants to keep this debacle alive by calling for the release of hundreds of documents (“Releasing the Mueller report in t…

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In 2006, I was diagnosed with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. Six years later, my husband joined me on this journey that neither of us chose, and so suddenly changed the direction of our long awaited “golden years.”

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In response to the guest column by Priscilla Villa (“Texas should put communities first,” The Daily News, March 27): Texas has been experiencing record levels of oil and natural gas production, spurred by advancements in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. This boom has reduced ene…