Gilmer proposes lowering city tax rate
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer City Council Tuesday approved proposing a decrease of about one cent in the city’s ad valorem tax rate, but by law cannot finally adopt the rate until its next scheduled meeting Aug. 26....
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WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Military weighs plan to send a small number of additional troops to Iraq.
2014-08-20 12:52:02 -0500
By Steve Holland and Elizabeth Barber EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed that the United States will not be swayed from airstrikes against Islamic State after the group beheaded an American journalist, an act he said is proof that the militants stand for no religion. Obama's response to the execution of James Foley marked his strongest condemnation yet of Islamic State militants, and he gave no sign of a pause in U.S. Obama's remarks, to reporters covering his vacation on the island of Martha's Vineyard, came shortly after the White House announced that a video showing the beheading of Foley had been authenticated by the U.S. The United States has launched dozens of airstrikes against Islamic State targets in order to protect the religious minority Yazidis in Iraq and prevent the takeover of the Mosul Dam out of concern that a breach in the structure could end up flooding Baghdad, where the U.S.
2014-08-20 12:49:29 -0500
Maximum term imposed in drug delivery case
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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A 44-year-old Longview man was sentenced to two concurrent 2-year state jail terms Wednesday, two days after pleading guilty to two charges of delivering drugs, said Upshur County District Attorney...
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