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Bestselling author Laura Schroff to speak at NTCC
Bestselling author Laura Schroff to speak at NTCC JANUARY 23, 2015     J. WEBER The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation will host its annual Distinguished Lecture Series event on Thursday,...
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Texas Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook
January 26- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.83/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texa...
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East Texas Master Naturalist to Host Tracking Seminar
The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will host a seminar, “Ecological Tracking” from 9 am – 3:30 pm, on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The seminar will be held in the Nature Center at 119...
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No One will Ever Forget my Wedding
I love weddings. I especially love weddings when something goes wrong. I guess that is why I loved my wedding so much. My wedding ceremony was held at a small museum in Houston. It was hard to plan...
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State Championship Parade for the Gilmer Buckeyes to be on Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
There will be a parade for the reigning 2014 State Champion Gilmer High School Buckeyes held Monday night, Jan. 26, to celebrate their Class 4A Division II state championship victory on Dec. 19 in ...
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Americans Need Money, Not Washington
  American's median income was $51,939.00 in 2013. In 2012 our median income was $51,759.00.  In 1999, the pre-recession peak median American income was $56,436.00.   Five years ago the United Stat...
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To not know beans
by DUB MOWERY
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The above caption is usually expressed in a negative way, meaning someone is completely ignorant about a particular thing under consideration. This expression began over a dispute as to whether or ...
Movie Review: Cake
by RON IRWIN
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Cake   Claire [Jennifer Aniston] clearly has some “issues” as they say these days.  The movie starts with her reciting in somewhat bizarre detail the recent suicide of a fellow participant in her t...
Life in the Sickest Town in America
by OLGA KHAZAN, The Atlantic
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
  Donald Rose has no teeth, but that’s not his biggest problem. A camouflage hat droops over his ancient, wire-framed glasses. He’s only 43, but he looks much older. I met him one day in October as...
Upshur County Shares Food Pantry issues report on 2014, seeks more donations for 2015
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Shares Food Pantry finished 2014 with a strong December when it assisted 746 families consisting of more than 1,900 individuals. The December numbers brought the yearly total to m...
Children and Sports
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
5 Reasons Kids Should Play  Organized Sports Entrepreneurs & Former Pro Athlete Explain  Life-long Lessons Learned in Youth Competition In the past 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in young ...
States Where the Middle Class Is Dying
by THOMAS C. FROHLICH and ALEXANDER KENT
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The American economy is by many measures well on the road to full recovery. The national unemployment rate was 6.2% in 2013, down from 9.3% in 2009; U.S. gross domestic product grew 5% in the third...
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A car bomb has exploded outside the Hotel Corinthia in the Libyan capital Tripoli, pictured here in October 2013TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan security official says five foreigners have been killed by gunmen who stormed a luxury Tripoli hotel.


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Police and fire personnel prepare to deploy to flooded areas on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)7 A.M. EST


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