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ETMC Cancer Institute sponsors ‘Great Getaway’ retreat
  East Texas cancer survivors can participate in East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute’s annual “Great Getaway” retreat April 28-30 at Pine Cove on Lake Palestine.   The retreat gives cancer s...
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Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic Returns Home to Austin
Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic Presented by Budweiser Returns Home To Austin, Texas Nelson To Headline Line-Up Which Includes Eric Church, Merle Haggard, Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Asle...
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KC exonerated from all asbestos allegations made by employee
Kilgore College has received letters from both the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), which exonerate the college of all wrongdo...
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SFA Gardens to host popular spring plant sale and Earth Day Celebration
  NACOGDOCHES   –  Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host its annual Garden Gala Day Spring Plant Sale and Earth Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the...
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The Shut-In Economy
Angel the concierge stands behind a lobby desk at a luxe apartment building in downtown San Francisco, and describes the residents of this imperial, 37-story tower. “Ubers, Squares, a few Twitters,...
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FLUTE MAKING WORKSHOP
Choctaw dancer, flute player, and flute maker, Presley Byington, will be at the Museum of the Red River to present the flute making workshop in the Mary H. Herron Community Conference Center on Apr...
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ETBU Crowns Miss Morgan Garrett as Miss ETBU 2015
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MARSHALL (3/30/15) – East Texas Baptist University held its 59 th  Miss ETBU Pageant crowning junior all-level kinesiology major Morgan Garrett of Coushatta, La., as Miss ETBU 2015. Miss Garrett co...
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Old ‘family’ chair kept to remind me of sacrifices There is a simple wooden, ladderback chair that sits fairly unobtrusively in our home that most people probably look at as some sort of odd decora...
Texas Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook
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March 30- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas...
Twentieth Century Club Offers Scholarship
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    Every year the Twentieth Century Club offers a $500 scholarship open to graduating seniors from Upshur County schools. Applications are now available in each high school counselor’s office. Inf...
U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe to host meeting at Black Kettle Cafe in Gilmer on April 1
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U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe will host a “Coffee with your congressman” event at the Black Kettle Cafe in Gilmer on Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this event is to meet with constituen...
Community Calendar
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  Public Meetings   Gilmer City Council, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m., City Hall. East Mountain City Council, 2nd Mondays, 7 p.m., East Mountain City Hall. Union Grove City Council, 2nd Tuesdays...
national news
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area at the White House without authorization.
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law.
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