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Gilmer Fire Department responded to 64 calls in June
The Gilmer Fire Department responded to 64 calls in June--24 more than in May--partly due to increases in grass fires and medical assistance calls, said Fire Chief Jerry Taylor. The number of grass...
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Making Laws & Sausage
They say there are two things you do not want to see made: Laws & Sausage. Guess what? I've made both of them in my life. It hasn't slowed me down a bit. Forty years ago I worked in the Texas Senat...
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Minute Story – Charles Perrault
       We'd like to recognize Charles Perrault, who preserved the folk tales of “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Sleeping Beauty” and many more.      We’d bake a cake in his honor, but since he was born ...
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Rutherford Institute Calls on U. S. Supreme Court to Scale Back Government’s Eminent Domain Powers, Better Protect Private Property
Rutherford Institute Calls on U. S. Supreme Court to Scale Back Government’s Eminent Domain Powers, Better Protect Private Property Denouncing the government’s ongoing abuse of its eminent domain p...
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Rangerettes select 36 freshmen after week-long tryout
Rangerettes select 36 freshmen after week-long tryout   Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes ...
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Minute Story -- Houseflies
     As I think about summer in Texas, houseflies come to mind. Maybe that's because I've been chasing one around the office all morning.      It's hard to guess how many there are worldwide, but w...
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Port of Corpus Christi Bond Rating Upgraded by Moody’s
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Port of Corpus Christi Bond Rating Upgraded by Moody’s Jul 13, 2018   Corpus Christi, TX, USA – Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) announced today that it assigned an A1 rating to the Port of Co...
Thailand's Watery Cave - Something We Can Learn
by GLENN MOLLETTE
Jul 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    The world celebrated the rescue of 12 Thai soccer boys from a flooded cave in Mae Sai, Thailand. We grieved over the loss of one brave man, Saman Kunam who sacrificed his life to deliver suppli...
This Week: #AbolishICE Gains Traction
by TEXAS OBSERVER
Jul 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
THIS WEEK:  Three Democratic lawmakers  gave a boost to the “Abolish ICE” movement , seizing on an effort by the agency’s criminal investigative division to spin off as its own entity. Though the p...
NTCC signs new 2+2 agreements with A&M-Texarkana
by JODI PACK
Jul 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NTCC signs new 2+2 agreements with A&M-Texarkana JULY 12, 2018     JODI PACK Northeast Texas Community College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana recently signed articulation agreements for the fol...
Today's Cannon: Property Tax Rates, the Texas Model & Wage Controls
by TEXAS PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION
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View this email in your browser Ignore the noise and stale talking points. The Cannon connects today’s news with the research and opinion you need from TPPF’s top experts. Stay informed with insigh...
Pets Fur People Pet of the Week - Jazzy
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Jazzy is a 5 month old Catahoula Leopard mix puppy. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler.  Jazzy weighs about 25 pounds and will be a medium size girl when...
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