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The GOP has split into Trump and Ryan wings
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...
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30th Anniversary of the Death of Gilmer’s “Everlastingly Beautiful”, Jack F. “Spot” Baird
    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 ...
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The American Energy Model Works; Don't Break It
The Obama administration recently reversed course on a plan to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic. The move is the latest attack in the White House's war on fossil fuels in the name of safegu...
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The Main Thing
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...
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Amerika: The Mad Magazine of 2016
  The world has  always  been somewhat crazy. Each century has had its share of violence, greed, exploitation etc. Yet, as most philosophers and spiritual thinkers tell us, the more we proceed into...
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I'm Stealing Your Culture!
I'm stealing your culture.  When I go to a Mexican restaurant and eat tacos, and tostadas, and tortillas, and salsa, and pico de gallo, and enchiladas, I'm stealing Latino culture.  I do it every w...
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The View From Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Insomnia resurrects past flirtation with abject poverty A recent one-night bout with insomnia and the always-resulting thought swirls, resurrected some childhood experiences that steeled the determ...
Who Knew? Not me.
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
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  I truly hate it when someone is annoying. I learned that I can be annoying this week. I had no clue that anything I did was annoying. Seriously me? I mean I know I am not perfect but I had no ide...
J. Clifton Briscoe asks: 'Does Christianity Really Need Jesus?'
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Author's new book addresses issue of Jesus’ significance SHAWNEE, Okla. – "Is all this talk of blood, sacrifices, death and mutilation [in the Bible] really necessary? Is man in a real dilemma or i...
Video: Texas Economy Symposium
by THE TEXAS TRIBUNE
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Watch: Texas Economy Symposium About The Texas Tribune is pleased to present a daylong symposium on the state of the state's economy. Topics of discussion will include best practices in job creatio...
Video: Moving to Mexico
by RTV 6, The Indy Channel
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Moving to Mexico Episode 1: The Green Mile Moving to Mexico Episode 2: An inside look where Carrier jobs are going
Pet Talk: Pet Trade Troubles
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Many people are fascinated with non-domestic animals — whether exotic or native species — and think these animals would make great pets. However, non-domestic animals, including certain species of ...
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Brendan Shanahan's job of rebuilding the Toronto Maple Leafs got a big boost after the last-place team won the NHL draft lottery, putting it in a position to take U.S. center Auston Matthews with the first pick.
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Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier, left, head coach Adam Gase, center, and Mike Tannenbaum, executive vice president of football operations, right, talk about the Dolphins' top draft pick Laremy Tunsil at a news conference, Friday, April 29, 2016 in Davie, Fla. Tunsil was selected 13th overall in the NFL draft Thursday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil.


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