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Approach to playing golf was all wrong: disaster! Once upon a time, as most fairy tales begin, I thought that since I was a pretty fair athlete in high school, I should be able to be a pretty fair ...
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Walk Like MADD Brings Community Together to Remember Loved Ones, Inspire Change and Commit to End Drunk Driving
    MADD East Texas hosts Gregg County Walk Like MADD signature fundraising event   Kilgore – The East Texas Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving ®   (MADD) will host its signature Walk Like ...
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KC Chorale, Camerata Singers will present winter concert Feb. 23 in Kilgore
  The Kilgore College Chorale and Camerata Singers will present the concert, “Love Songs, Madrigals, Beatles & Jazz,” later this month.   The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Van C...
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Texas A&M Student Advocates For Cyberbullying Law After Brother’s Suicide
COLLEGE STATION,  Feb. 10, 2016  – Texas A&M University economics student Chris Molak is pushing for state legislative action against cyberbullying in the wake of his brother’s suicide, which the f...
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Weather Whys: Mist and Drizzle
      Q: What's the difference between mist and drizzle? A:  The real difference is only a slight one, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University.  "Mist is composed of tiny droplets of water, so...
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LOCAL YOUTH WINS CALF SCRAMBLE AT FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW
  FORT WORTH,  FEBRUARY 2 , 2016 –   WES REEDER , a member of  UNION HILL FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show hei...
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Billy Dean to Perform In Kilgore
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Billy Dean to Perform In Kilgore on February 20, 2016   Live On Stage, Inc. and Kilgore Community Concert Association announce Country Award Winning “Billy Dean”   as part of their 2015 - 2016 Conc...
Alba-Golden senior to graduate high school and TJC simultaneously
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There are highly motivated students, and then there’s Jaselyn Riley. The 17-year-old Alba-Golden senior isn’t just graduating from high school in May, she’s also receiving her associate’s degree fr...
Reading between the lines
by DUB MOWERY
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
     Rulers and military leaders have used various codes to send important messages for several centuries.  Often the code was not, itself, the message but the message was more between the lines of...
UT Tyler Seeks Participants for Heart Health Study
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  The University of Texas at Tyler is currently seeking individuals for a research study that will potentially revise American Heart Association stroke prevention guidelines, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, Col...
Upshur County Hope House for Pets inundated with calls
by DR. CHERIE NAZZAL
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Upshur County Hope House for Pets has been inundated with calls from throughout the community wanting us to take their unwanted animals. We do not have the means or facilities to take the volumes o...
SFA one of 44 campuses selected for the Re-Imagining the First Year of College initiative
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  NACOGDOCHES  — Stephen F. Austin State University has been chosen as one of 44 campuses across the nation to take part in a three-year initiative created by the American Association of State Coll...
national news

Hong Kong riot police walk along a cordoned-off street on February 9, 2016 following overnight clashes between protesters and police in the Mongkok areaHong Kong stocks plunged more than four percent to a more than three-year low Thursday, leading another sell-off across Asian markets and extending a global rout fanned by worries over the world economy. Comments from Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen virtually confirming the bank will not lift interest rates next month put further pressure on the beleaguered dollar, while the ongoing supply glut saw oil prices sink below $27 a barrel. Dealers continued their flight to safe investments that has played out across trading floors from Asia to the Americas this week as they fret about a possible global recession.


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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather in a street that was hit by shelling, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, April 11, 2015. Russia has proposed a March 1, 2016, ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Feb. 10, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups. The U.S. has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the officials said. Peace talks are supposed to resume by Feb. 25. The conflict has killed more than a quarter-million people, created Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II and allowed the Islamic State to carve out its own territory across parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq. (AP Photo/SANA)MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups.


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