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The Art of Complaining
    I have a complaint. I actually have a lot of complaints. I just usually keep them to myself. I wish I expressed my complaints out loud but it seems like people are not so receptive? I just don’...
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The View From Writers Roost
Age, walking cane ended the fun days of dancing  Age carries lots of burdens with it. Among them is “blame” for ending fun things you did as a young person. So, I have no compunction about hanging ...
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Texas Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook
Texas, TX, May 2- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 7.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.97/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets i...
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Hollywood Health Hike, a success
  Saturday, April 30 th 2016 Ron Irwin led his second annual Hollywood Health Hike in his never ending war against obesity, diabetes and heart disease; conditions that nearly ended Irwin’s life in ...
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Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal?
It's a well-worn (if  not-entirely-agreed-upon ) idea that college makes people more liberal. But a new report adds a twist to this: the most educated Americans have grown increasingly liberal over...
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Twentieth Century Club Makes Visit to Walker Manor
On Thursday, April 7, the Twentieth Century Club enjoyed a tour and luncheon at the Walker Manor Bed and Breakfast in Gladewater. After greeting members, tour coordinator Reta Lewis introduced innk...
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Common Sense: Independence (1776)
by JAMES STILL
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  After reading Thomas Paine’s  Common Sense , many citizens shared the pamphlet with friends.  George Washington described the general reaction to  Common Sense :  “ My countrymen I know, from the...
The GOP has split into Trump and Ryan wings
by JON WARD, Yahoo! News Senior Political Correspondent
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The day after Donald Trump swept five primaries this week and tightened his grip on the Republican nomination for president, both he and the other most prominent Republican politician in the countr...
30th Anniversary of the Death of Gilmer’s “Everlastingly Beautiful”, Jack F. “Spot” Baird
by JEFF BAIRD
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    JEFF BAIRD · TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016 The “Everlastingly Beautiful” part of the title of this file is what appeared on a large photo of my Dad that was the first thing you saw when walking into ...
The Main Thing
by STEVE ELLISON
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The Main Thing Pastor Steve Ellison   We seem to have forgotten to keep the main thing in focus.  It seems to me that the most important command we have been given is found in Matthew 28:18-20  "Al...
Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst May 7
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ATHENS—What’s one of the best family-friendly fishing destinations in Texas? The answer may surprise you: Dallas/Fort Worth. Making more people aware of that—and getting fishing poles in their hand...
HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid
by JAY HANCOCK, Kaiser Health News
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid Administration officials moved Thursday to improve low Medicaid enrollment for emerging prisoners, urging states to start signups before release and ex...
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Illustration photo shows Whatsapp App logos on a mobile phone in Sao PauloA Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country on Monday, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months. The decision by the judge in the northeastern state of Sergipe applies to the five main wireless operators in Brazil and affects WhatsApp's more than 100 million users in the country. The reason for the order is not known due to legal secrecy in an ongoing case in the Sergipe state court.


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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont family is going to be able to keep a 3-year-old wood duck brought home by a family dog as a chick, because state game officials relented on a plan to take the bird away.
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