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Feds Warn Texas: Expand Medicaid or Risk Hospital Funds
Feds Warn Texas: Expand Medicaid or Risk Hospital Funds by Edgar Walters , The Texas Tribune April 17, 2015 The federal government is holding state leaders’ feet to the fire, hoping to get Texas to...
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LETU TO HONOR LONGVIEW EMS FROM 1966-1986 WITH PLAQUE UNVEILING
What: LeTourneau University President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford will unveil a commemorative plaque to honor the many school alumni who served with Longview Emergency Medical Services from 1966 to 1986 w...
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Jeb Bush’s Suggestion to Require Medicare Recipients to Complete Advance Directives Called “Step in Right Direction”
Compassion & Choices Says Enforcement of Advance Directives Is Better Solution (Portland, OR –  April 17, 2015 ) Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush’s suggestion to require Medicare recipien...
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Judges Weigh Fate of Immigration Policy
Judges Weigh Fate of Immigration Policy by Julián Aguilar , The Texas Tribune April 17, 2015 NEW ORLEANS — An argument from U. S. Department of Justice lawyers that the state of Texas doesn’t have ...
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Even if you don't ride, come for the barbecue
  Refuge International is hosting the 6 th Annual Chainge the World Bike Ride to be held April 18, 2015 in Gilmer Texas. Bike riders will have the opportunity to enjoy a picturesque bicycle ride th...
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Meet the Opposition to Texas High-Speed Rail
Turns out you don't need to rely on public money to be hated as a U.S. high-speed rail project. That much is becoming clear from the battering being given to a big Texas bullet train plan that's pr...
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Terrell State Psychiatrists Resign After Accusations
by RYAN MCCRIMMON, The Texas Tribune
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Terrell State Psychiatrists Resign After Accusations by Ryan McCrimmon , The Texas Tribune April 17, 2015 Two psychiatrists at Terrell State Hospital resigned this week after being told they would ...
US Special Forces In Yemen Take Over American Walmart Stores
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An intriguing Foreign Intelligence Service ( SVR ) report circulating in the Kremlin today is expressing puzzlement as to why the United States top Special Forces command, that is currently directi...
2015 Texas Football Orange-White Scrimmage
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Texas Longhorns   #Longhorns       The  2015 Texas Football Orange-White Scrimmage  is set for 1 p.m. on  Saturday, April 18  at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The game will be broadcast e...
Refuge International to host 6th Annual Chainge the World Bike Ride
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Refuge International is hosting the 6 th Annual Chainge the World Bike Ride to be held April 18, 2015 in Gilmer Texas. Bike riders will have the opportunity to enjoy a picturesque bicycle ride thro...
Gilmer Buckeyes Ring Ceremony to be on Saturday, April 25
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Gilmer Buckeyes Ring Ceremony to be on Saturday, April 25    
SFA’s Pining for Birds Arcadian Adventure set for May 9
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  April 17, 2015   NACOGDOCHES  – Join Greg Grant, Stephen F. Austin State University   research associate at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center,   and Cliff Shackelford, Texas Parks and Wildlife D...
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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Toronto’s Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams’ final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.


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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks during a news conference during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and damage the world economy.


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