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Pet Talk: Protecting Your Dog’s Paws
As humans, we know the important role our hands and feet play in completing normal, daily activities. When any kind of injury affects the use of our hands and feet, we may find it very difficult to...
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Texas Charity Founder Profiled as One of People Magazine’s “Heroes Among Us”
Texas Charity Founder Profiled as One of People Magazine ’s “Heroes Among Us”   AUSTIN, TX  – The Miracle Foundation , a Central Texas-based non-profit organization that empowers orphans to realize...
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9th Annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference: September 25-26, Bryan, TX
  Learning How to Change the Policies That Affect Our Food System CAMERON – August 27, 2015 – The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) and the Council for Healthy Food Systems (CHFS) will be pre...
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Chad Prather, Cooper Wade will present concert Sept. 19 in Kilgore
  The East Texas Oil Museum and the Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation will present the “Live and Laugh Tour” featuring musicians Chad Prather and Cooper Wade next month.   Special guests T...
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Department of Public Safety reminds Texans to watch for students as school begins
As Texas students head back to school, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for buses. Drivers should ...
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Donny Edwards, Elvis tribute artist, returns to Gilmer Civic Center on Sunday, Sept. 20
The sideburns, the hips, the jumpsuits and the hits will be on display when Elvis tribute artist Donny Edwards takes the stage  September 20th  at the Gilmer Civic Center for a  Sunday  matinee at ...
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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 Tuesda...
Grain bin safety and entrapment rescue clinic set Sept. 3 in Paris
by ROBERT BURNS
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
August 26, 2015   PARIS – The dangers of working in grain bins hit home to Northeast Texas residents on  March 4  when 32-year-old Paul Chelius suffocated in a bin of soybeans, said Mike Morrow, Te...
Texas A&M-Ocean Drilling Project Determines Pacific Trenches Much Younger Than Believed
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COLLEGE STATION,  Aug. 26, 2015  – A team of international scientists that includes a Texas A&M University researcher has found that parts of the deep trenches in the Pacific Ocean are much “younge...
Hope House for Pets plans meeting
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Just a reminder that Upshur County Hope House for Pets will be having our Bi-annual Member Meeting:   Monday August 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church on the corner of Hwy 154...
Before ETBU Classes Begin, New Students Serve in the Marshall Community
by MIKE MIDKIFF, ETBU Public Relations
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    MARSHALL, Texas (8/26/15) – New incoming students of East Texas Baptist University fanned out to 12 different locations on Saturday morning in hopes of making a difference in the community they...
Holly Brook Baptist Church and International Alert Academy to host community blood drives
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Want to do something heroic in your community this weekend? Give blood. Holly Brook Baptist Church and International Alert Academy to host community blood drives HAWKINS/BIG SANDY, Texas ( Aug 25, ...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 4, 2015 file photo, Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, left, and his Egyptian colleague Baher Mohammed listen in a courtroom in Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s state news agency is reporting that a verdict is expected soon in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists. MENA reported the verdict was to be issued Saturday in the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists:


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President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers remarks at an event commemorating the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is comparing tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and says he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is implemented.


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