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After Court Victory, Obama Asks GOP To Work With Him To Improve Health Care
President Barack Obama called on Republicans Wednesday to find a bipartisan way to fix problems in the nation’s health care system rather than continue to fight over the health law. “Part of what I...
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The Quiet Killer: Sitting in the Dark
Americans are working more than ever -- and it's slowly killing them. The typical employee now logs 47 hours a week at work -- and spends nearly six hours a day sitting, often in a windowless offic...
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Websites Update Texas Disaster Survivors with Recovery Information
AUSTIN –Texans may have many questions as they recover from the flooding and severe storms that battered the state May 4 to June 19.  Am I eligible for aid if I’m a renter? How do I replace my lost...
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Are you leaving town? Give blood before your vacation
Several local organizations to help maintain community blood supply TYLER , Texas ( July 2, 2015 ) – Just like vacations take planning, you can make plans to give whole blood every 56 days. Conside...
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sweetFrog Opens 18th Texas Location with Dallas Store
sweetFrog Enterprises, LLC. is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Dallas, Texas. The opening is now the 18th sweetFrog store located in the Lone Star State. The premium froze...
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Pet Talk: 4th of July Safety for Your Pets
Many of us celebrate our nation’s Independence Day barbequing and relaxing with loved ones. When the sun goes down, it is a tradition to gather together to admire and enjoy the bright-colored flash...
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Dr. Bill Holda announces January 2016 retirement as president of KC
by CHRIS CRADDOCK, Kilgore College
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Dr. William M. “Bill” Holda announced today that he will step down as president of Kilgore College effective Jan. 31, 2016. Holda was selected as the eighth president of KC on July 2, 1996, by the ...
GLO launches Texas Coasts
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  Online app to help plan your next beach and bay vacation   AUSTIN - Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today launched  Texas Coasts,  a Web-based app to help vacationers find the perfect beac...
Annual patriotic celebration to be held on Friday night, July 3
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A special air show and fireworks program is on tap for Gilmer and East Texas July 3, according to Steve Dean of the Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum. The fly-by featuring a pair of T-38/F5 air...
Hospice volunteer speaks to Gilmer Rotary Club
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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Volunteers are needed to help provide hospice care to terminally ill patients in their final days, a representative of a hospice firm told the Gilmer Rotary Club last week. Medicare requires that 5...
Video: Yam Queen Announcement 2015
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First National Bank, Gilmer, is the setting for the announcement of which one of seven young ladies will be Queen of the 78th East Texas Yamboree. Visit Yamboree.com: http://www.yamboree.com/joomla/
The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech
by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD, The Rutherford Institute
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By John W. Whitehead June 29, 2015 “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there i...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's plan to hold a referendum on Sunday on creditors' demands for austerity has prompted a breakdown in talks with lenders, forced Greece to shut banks and left its future in the euro in doubt. Greece's left-wing government has openly urged Greeks to vote 'no'. It would be political suicide for Tsipras to implement a program he has repeatedly called a "humiliation" for his country and which he has vehemently opposed.
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A Greek flag flies atop the parliament building as demonstrators from the Greek Communist party gather during a rally supporting the no vote for the upcoming referendum in Athens, Thursday, July 2, 2015. The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):


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