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SFA professor of music to offer commencement address
NACOGDOCHES – Dr. Ron E. Anderson, professor of music at Stephen F. Austin State University, will offer the commencement address during the university’s summer graduation ceremonies Saturday, Aug. ...
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BUCKEYE FOOTBALL PRACTICE
Two-a-days will begin Monday, Aug 4 for the JV and Varsity football teams. Team meetings will begin at 4:00 p.m. and practice will begin at 5:00. Freshmen need to report at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Au...
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Pine Tree Football Booster Club to host Huddles & Heels
The Pine Tree Football Booster Club will host Huddles & Heels - Pine Tree Ladies Night Out  Thursday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m.  at St. Michael & All Angels' Episcopal Church located at 909 Reel Road....
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Fourth Annual Houston History Conference
“Houston: Born on the Bayou, Built on the Port”

Fourth Annual Houston History Conference “Ho uston: Born on the Bayou, Built on the Port” Conference set for  Saturday, October 11, 2014 WHAT:           Entitled  “Houston: Born on the Bayou, Built...
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Will They or Won't They? Time Running Out to Address Border Crisis
Will They or Won't They? Time Running Out to Address Border Crisis by Julián Aguilar , The Texas Tribune July 31, 2014 Updated, 2:50 p.m.:  After the U.S. House called off a vote Tuesday afternoon ...
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Pittsburg Resident Earns Degree from Western Governors University
SALT LAKE CITY (Grassroots Newswire)  July 31, 2014  - David Contreras of Pittsburg (75686) has received his B.S. Information TechnologyND from Western Governors University ( www.wgu.edu ). The uni...
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Movie review - Hercules
by RON IRWIN
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Settlers of Upshur County paintings to be exhibited
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Aug 4-29, 2014   Black & White Exhibit Reception  Aug. 10, 2-4pm TVAA GALLERY,  700 N. Pearl St. Dallas  972-951-7869 Upshur County life in early 1900's to be exhibited at Texas Visual Artists Asso...
Asst. DA Rebecca Ojeman speaks at meeting of Cherokee Rose Republican Women
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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Domestic violence is a “fairly serious” problem in Upshur County, but help is available for its victims, Assistant District Attorney Rebecca Ojeman told the Cherokee Rose Republican Women on Monday...
Article Five
by TOM DOWDY
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The U.S. Constitution holds the key for saving our nation. For the past 100 years the leaders of our country seem to think the citizens are better off when there is someone to tell them what to do ...
Sideglances
by SARAH GREENE
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Watching a 1941 vintage movie recently I was surprised to see a woman who was apparently wearing a skirt leap onto a horse astride. Then it dawned on me that she was wearing culottes, a fashion tha...
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Every time I see a news story about movie theaters in a newspaper, it resurrects memories. Small town theaters in particular evoke tales of yesteryear. For a period of time, the theater business wa...
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Flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak in the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said.


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NEW YORK (AP) — The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and women-owned businesses.
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