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Pro-Cruz Super PAC Ramps Up With 7-Figure Media Blitz
Pro-Cruz Super PAC Ramps Up With 7-Figure Media Blitz by Patrick Svitek , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 After raking in millions of dollars, a super PAC supporting U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is ramping up...
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Hidden Video Shows Houston Planned Parenthood Clinic
Hidden Video Shows Houston Planned Parenthood Clinic by Edgar Walters , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 An anti-abortion group released an undercover video Tuesday showing a Planned Parenthood execu...
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Bland's Mother Sues DPS, Waller County
Bland's Mother Sues DPS, Waller County by Sophia Bollag , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Alleging that  Sandra Bland's "rights and privileges ...
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The media's 5 stages of grief over Donald Trump
A new Bloomberg poll shows Donald Trump dominating the GOP field with 21 percent of the vote — more than twice what Jeb Bush is pulling in, and 21 times Bobby Jindal's support. Poor Bobby Jindal. R...
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TxDOT FIGHTS TO CURB END-OF-SUMMER DRUNK DRIVING DEATHS
‘Drink, Drive, Go to Jail’ campaign rolls out ‘DWI Not So Fun House’ to discourage impaired driving To access campaign b-roll and PSAs, visit:  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/h8g31degxf6jp90/AABDlcAnWX...
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Meals on Wheels in Desperate Need of Volunteers
TYLER, Aug. 4 -  Meals on Wheels Ministry (MOWM) is in desperate need of additional volunteer support. Due to declining numbers of volunteers at the agency’s Tyler location, over 100 routes are cur...
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Meet the Buckeyes coming up on Aug. 8 - Buckeye Cards on sale beginning Aug. 5
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Meet the Buckeyes – Saturday, Aug 8 7 p.m. at Buckeye Stadium Buckeye Cards – Football players will begin selling the 2015 Buckeye Cards on Wednesday, Aug 5th. Price is $10.
East Texas native Gus Johnson makes the most of his experience at Dallas Cowboys Training Camp
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OXNARD, Calif. — Gus Johnson is arguably one of the best running backs to go through the Stephen F. Austin football program, and now the East Texas native is playing with America’s Team. Read more:...
Rep. Ratcliffe Defends Local Communities Against New Obama Climate Change Regulations
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  ROCKWALL  - Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rules to regulate CO2 emissions at new and existing power plants in order to push the president’s radical climate change...
Kilgore College set to award 305 degrees, certificates at summer graduation Thursday
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Kilgore College plans to award 305 degrees and certificates to students at its annual summer graduation ceremony set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.   The c...
ITTC to add CNC Operator certificate
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ITTC to add CNC Operator certificate AUGUST 03, 2015     J. WEBER Northeast Texas Community College announced on Thursday an important expansion of its training opportunities at the Industrial Tech...
Former UT President Joins Law Firm
by LIZ CRAMPTON, The Texas Tribune
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Former UT President Joins Law Firm by Liz Crampton , The Texas Tribune Aug. 3, 2015 Months after stepping down as president of the University of Texas at Austin, Bill Powers is joining the law firm...
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Shots were fired at a US military training center in the state of Mississippi, only a few weeks after a man opened fire on the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office in Chattanooga, Tennessee, pictured here on July 18, 2015Miami (AFP) - Shots were fired Tuesday near a US military training center in Mississippi but no service members were hurt, a base spokesman said.


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FILE - In this March 15, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waves as he departs his Chicago home for Littleton, Colo., to begin his 14-year prison sentence on corruption charges. On Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, lawyers for Blagojevich filed a request with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions. Blagojevich is hoping the full court will overturn more counts. Full-court hearings aren't granted automatically. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday asked a full federal appeals court to rehear his case, hoping it will overturn more of his 18 corruption convictions than the five that a three-judge panel threw out last month.


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