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A Conversation on the Economics of Education – PO2015
A Conversation on the Economics of Education Opportunity – Plenary Session – PO2015 FEATURING Dr. Arthur Laffer – Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Wednesday, January...
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TEXAS TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION APPROVES MORE THAN $2 BILLION IN ROAD PROJECTS ACROSS THE STATE
TxDOT moving forward shortly after voters overwhelmingly approve Proposition 1 AUSTIN  – Three short months after Texas voters approved Proposition 1, adding $1.74 billion to the state highway fund...
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Another Upshur County Hope House for Pets adoption
A photo of Norah (Penny Sue) with her new Mommy.
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Jep Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty Speaks in Chapel at ETBU
Jep Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty Speaks in Chapel at ETBU By Mike Midkiff –ETBU Director of Public Relations   MARSHALL  (2/27/15) –  After weeks of speculation on who was the special guest to s...
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Rising Beef Prices Biting Barbecue Joints and Brisket Fans
Owners of the popular La Barbecue food truck on East Cesar Chavez Street were reluctant to raise their brisket prices, but they now charge $20 a pound, up from $15.98 three years ago. General manag...
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QOTD[ecades]: John Kerry
QOTD[ecades]: John Kerry by digby Kerry on ISIS 2015: it is on a “rampage reminiscent of Tamerlane and Genghis Khan.” Kerry on US 1971: "They told the stories at times they had personally raped, cu...
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On health care, Texas can do better
by TED SHAW, Texas Hospital Association
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On health care, Texas can do better By: Ted Shaw President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Conservative lawmakers have long promoted health savings accounts as one of the best ways to reform our he...
Americans are making a big mistake about health care
by MATTHEW YGLESIAS, Vox
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If you want to understand the politics of health care in the United States, you really need to understand this finding from a recent Economist/YouGov poll that shows why it's so difficult for wonky...
Latest Obamacare case could have huge Texas impact
by TODD J. GILLMAN, The Dallas Morning News
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WASHINGTON — The nine most powerful jurists in the land are supposed to focus on the law of the land. And they’ll have plenty to chew on in that regard when they hear the latest Obamacare case Wedn...
Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid The Damage
by GLENN MOLLETTE
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Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid The Damage By Glenn Mollette Glenn Mollette Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me...
Free of Ebola but not fear
by JENNIFER EMILY, The Dallas Morning News
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Experimental drugs and special care helped make Nina Pham Ebola free. But today she fears she may never escape the deadly disease. Read more: Free of Ebola but not fear
Westboro Baptist Church Announces Intent To Picket Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral
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Westboro Baptist Church Announces Intent To Picket Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral image: http://cdn.inquisitr.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/leonard-nimoy-westboro-baptist-church-665x385.jpg As  Star Trek...
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BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says more than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago.
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In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 photo, ice clogs the water between wharves in Portland, Maine. Portland Harbor is encountering more ice than it has in years thanks to the coldest February on record. Several lobster boats were locked in the ice, unable to move, and ice breakers are needed to keep commerce flowing. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water.


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