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Boomer MRDs Could Bolster Safety Net
You know the safety net is in danger when lawmakers fire away and claim they’re trying to save it. On the first day of the new Congress, the House warned that Social Security benefits might need “s...
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Pet Talk: Lyme Disease
Lyme disease, a common tick-borne disease in humans, can be contracted by our canine companions as well.  The disease, which is caused by a spirochete bacterium,  Borrelia burgdorferi,  can often b...
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SFA's A Cappella Choir to perform collection of tour music
  The SFA A Cappella Choir will present "Trailers and Previews: A Collage of Tour Music" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. NACOGDOCHES - The Stephen F. Austin St...
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All Hail Austin, Texas, the Boomingest Big City of All
Stories about America's urban renaissance have become something of a cliché by now. But there's a reason for that—they're true! Big cities are growing faster than the country as a whole, which is b...
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Water Wisely for a Beautiful Garden and Landscape
  Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans.  What is a gardener to do? ...
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Bee for Literacy to be on March 26
Plans are proceeding for the 22nd annual “Upshur County Literacy Program Spelling Bee for Literacy,” set March 26 and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Gilmer. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the Gilmer C...
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Scientists solve the mystery of Indian food's unique appeal
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Scientists solve the mystery of Indian food’s unique appeal March 4, 2015        9 image: http://www.redorbit.com/media/uploads/2015/03/162244500-1-617x416.jpg Credit: Thinkstock   Republish Reprin...
Snow falls again in Gilmer for second time in eight days
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The snow on Thursday, March 5, was not as heavy as on Feb. 25 and roads remained passable in most places.
Keep Texas Notified
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Transparency and open government are the cornerstones of our democracy. There is an ongoing effort to take published public notice out of newspapers and give control over the notice publication to ...
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
by KLTV
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Gilmer ISD schools will open at 10 a.m. Buses will run two hours late. Read more: SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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  Women’s purses vs. men’s pockets and clip-on devices Life Mate’s purse often feels heavy enough to be able to provide for an overnight stay, two road trip meals or anything else of similar volume...
Students earn awards at 52nd annual East Texas Regional Science Fair
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Students earn awards at 52nd annual East Texas Regional Science Fair   Cameron Gipson of Gilmer High School was awarded the top prize at the 52nd annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at Kilgore ...
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This undated photo provided by Philadelphia Police Department, shows Robert Wilson III. Wilson, a Philadelphia police officer, was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.


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Tanisha Sorenson, sister of murder victim Travis Alexander, cries as she leaves the courthouse with family and friends, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Phoenix. A judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial after a jury deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for the 2008 killing of Travis Alexander. (AP Photo/Matt York)PHOENIX (AP) — It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.


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