Laura Elder

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In a year of pandemic, deals got done and undone, entrepreneurs were made, and prominent businessmen added to their growing empires or fought …

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I should have written $1.90 a square foot. Thanks for catching that

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Thanks for pointing this out. I couldn't make the math work either. It could be I misheard. I've updated it to say rents will start at about $1,300 for a 650-square-foot apartment. I'll try to get more clarity on the $90 a square foot.

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Well, that was a buzz blooper. I'll update.

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The Daily News published the first story on Sept. 21.

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A woman told police she had to fight off an attacker Sunday night in the 2200 block of Market Street in downtown, the department disclosed Monday.

The man was still at large Monday and police were seeking in…

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Laura Elder commented on Who knows what lurks in floodwater?

That's a good point. We didn't think about that until we published the article.

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In a previous editorial I questioned the accuracy of Texas and U.S. COVID death reports. https://www.galvnews.com/opinion/editorials/free/article_1fa32571-631e-5f64-9cf2-1aa7414380a4.html?block_id=531919

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I'm pretty sure they planted the seed when they posted it on social media.

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Just need to point out I'm not advocating for a name change. I'm reporting that GypsyJoynt was considering one, which caused a stir on social media. It's buzz-worthy when businesses change their name because of controversy. Interestingly, this appears to be happening at other restaurants …

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Call 832-632-6731 to schedule an antibody test through the county’s program. Testing is free to county residents and people who work in the county, though people will be asked to provide proof of residency. People with health insurance also will be asked for their insurance information.

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I've had ICEES too. I found this online: "The ICEE and Slurpee are literally the exact same deliciously frosty product. Thanks to some digging on our part — thanks Wikipedia — we learned that the “slushie” was originally named ICEE, but 7-Eleven later bought it and changed its name to Slu…