Court approves changes in county employees' health plan
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved changes in county employees’ health plan that are expected to slightly lower the county’s health insurance costs. The court acted after hearing...
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Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of locations along the coastal area and diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two-week war. Disagreement over whether to lift the Gaza blockade is a key stumbling block to ending more than two weeks of fighting between the Islamic militant Hamas and Israel. Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under the blockade. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the area. The U.S. secretary of state meanwhile presses ahead with top-gear efforts to end the conflict that has killed at least 650 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.


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The black box flight recorders from the Malaysian airliner downed in eastern Ukraine have arrived in Britain, the Ukrainian government's special investigation commission said on Wednesday. "Today ... the black boxes from the airliner Boeing 777 arrived in Britain under the supervision of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)," the commission said on its Facebook page.
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Two die in 2-car collision
by MAC OVERTON
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Two people died in a tragic 2-car collision on rainslick Hwy. 154 Thursday morning. According to the Department of Public Safety, Brody Stuart of Gilmer died at a Tyler hospital while undergoing su...
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