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Myths about gun control
When the government grabs guns from law abiding citizens the citizen are then defenseless but the criminals keep commiting their crimes. The Boston marathon bombing proves that. After reading the f...
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Netflix Disease: Why Do Americans Spend 115 Hours Per Year Browsing for Something to Watch?
I am writing about a horrific, loathsome, and devastating problem afflicting living rooms across America.  Yes, I'm talking about Chronic Movie Browsing Dysfunction (CMBD) -- the extreme inability ...
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Video: Yam Queen Announcement 2016
First National Bank, Gilmer, is the setting for the announcement of which of seven young ladies will be Queen of the 79th East Texas Yamboree.
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Trump: Texas Won't Secede "Because Texas Loves Me"
Trump: Texas Won't Secede "Because Texas Loves Me" by Khorri Atkinson , The Texas Tribune June 25, 2016 Asked what he would do as president if Texas seceded from the United States, presumptive GOP ...
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Don’t Deal with It.
  I got a little slack from more than one person about my advice to women recently. It happens. People aren’t always going to agree with your opinion. That is life. You have to learn to deal with i...
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The View From Writers Roost
Cousin Dooley and his sleek, black 1950 Mercury Perhaps junior high age boys aren’t as gullible and impressionable as they were when I was that age.  In my hometown, one campus served both the high...
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If it Makes You Happy
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
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  A few years ago I read something that impressed me.  The writer suggested that we get lost in life pursuing "happiness," which tends to translate into some expected period in the future.  The aut...
Video: 79th Yamboree Queen Announcement - June 24, 2016
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First National Bank, Gilmer, is the setting for the announcement of which one of seven young ladies will be Queen of the 77th East Texas Yamboree. Visit Yamboree.com: Yamboree.com
A Year Later, Gay Marriage Debate Shifts in Texas
by MADELINE CONWAY, The Texas Tribune
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A Year Later, Gay Marriage Debate Shifts in Texas by Madeline Conway , The Texas Tribune June 26, 2016 When Collin Acock became engaged to Shane Parsons in New York in August 2014, the Austin coupl...
The Importance of Words
by STEVE ELLISON
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Importance of Words Pastor Steve Ellison   The first 11 verses of James chapter 3 tell of the power of the tongue.  Mostly they describe the wickedness and destructive power of our speech.  Sad...
Gilmer City Council again discusses food service establishment ordinance
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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The Gilmer City Council recently again discussed revising the city's food service establishment ordinance in order to regulate mobile food operations, such as moveable hamburger, Mexican food and s...
The Rise of "Placism"
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Brexit is just one part of the rise of a broader movement - the rise of "Placism." Simply put, people are saying -- "This is our place, and that is your place. We want to live as we best think in o...
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BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's digital economy commissioner said on Monday Britain should act quickly to implement its departure from the European Union to limit uncertainty that is rattling investors. "The next step must come from London," Guenther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, told the Deutschlandfunk German radio station. Oettinger said every day of uncertainty was preventing investors from putting their funds into Britain and other European markets. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal)
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A man stands outside a money exchange shop decorated with different countries bank notes in Hong Kong, Monday, June 27, 2016. Japanese and Chinese stocks rose Monday but other Asian markets declined, crude prices fell further and U.S. shares appeared headed for a lower opening as jittery traders watched for more fallout from Britain's vote to exit the European Union. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):


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