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TXDOT FAN VAN TO MAKE STOP AT SFA STADIUM
Oct. 23, 2014                   TxDOT’s FAN VAN SERVES UP SOBER DRIVING MESSAGE WHILE TAILGATING OUTSIDE THE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STADIUM   WHEN:   Oct. 25, 2014 10 a.m. through the end of the first q...
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Upshur conservatives to hold 'Rally on the Square'
Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani of Houston is the speaker for a public “Rally on the Square” sponsored by the Upshur County Conservative Coalition in downtown Gilmer Saturday morning. The gathering is s...
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GISD earns top financial rating
The Gilmer Independent School District again received the state’s highest rating - ”superior performance” - on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, school Superintendent Rick Albritton t...
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The View from Writers Roost
There are a number of advantages to growing older. One, of course, is that you are indeed growing older. And, as I always say: “Beats the heck out of the alternative.” Another “advantage” to me is ...
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University Interscholastic League Joins the NFHS Network
  AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League will partner with the NFHS Network to deliver additional post-season coverage of Texas high school sports to fans the League announced today.   UIL ...
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The League of Women Voters of Texas Urges Texans to VOTE and Make Democracy Work!
The League of Women Voters of Texas    Urges Texans to  VOTE  and Make Democracy Work!   AUSTIN, TX - Austin, TX - On  November 4th , Texans will elect a new Governor for the first time in 14 years...
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Don Young: Government handouts cause suicide
by JONATHAN TOPAZ, Politico
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Rep. Don Young is not backing down from his controversial comments about suicide, criticizing some of the students at Wasilla High School who challenged him and saying that Alaska’s high suicide ra...
NINTH ANNUAL BERKLEY BIG BASS CHALLENGE YIELDS RECORD CROWD
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NINTH ANNUAL BERKLEY BIG BASS CHALLENGE YIELDS RECORD CROWD  Over $125,000 in Cash, Boats and Prizes Awarded COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 22, 2014)  - The ninth Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge on Lake...
USDA Releases New State-by-State "Made in Rural America" Report
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USDA Releases New State-by-State "Made in Rural America" Report   New Data Demonstrates Obama Administration's Record Breaking Investments in Rural America   WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 – As part of ...
Stop the Killing
by KATHY KELLY, Voices for Creative Nonviolence
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On August 9, 1983, three people dressed as U.S. soldiers saluted their way onto a U.S. military base and climbed a pine tree. The base contained a school training elite Salvadoran and other foreign...
Buckeyes United for the Cure
by KRISTAL MARTIN
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It is that time of year again, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The GHS Cheerleaders have been honored to participate in bringing awareness to this horrible disease through their annual “Pink Out” ga...
Obama’s Dumb War
by PETER CERTO
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Obama’s Dumb War The president is now poised to leave behind a Middle East quagmire much like the one he was elected to end. By  Peter Certo If Barack Obama owes his presidency to one thing, it was...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans looking for early clues to the 2016 elections might find some in this year's governor races.
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The chairman of Tesco will resign after the British supermarket group was found to have overstated profits by £263 million ($422 million, 334 million euros)London (AFP) - The chairman of Britain's biggest retailer Tesco resigned on Thursday as the troubled supermarket group said a huge accounting error began earlier than thought and contributed to plunging profits.


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