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The Early Bird Catches the Worm

I can confirm that the early bird catches the worm. I see them do it. When I take my two mile walk at daybreak through the Piney Woods, birds sit perched above, looking intently for their breakfast...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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The View From Writers Roost
Don Reid gave me a big push down the good life trail  When you get to the major reminiscing time in your life, hopefully you’ll remember those who gave you a boost along that long, tough road.  And...
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Just because we forgive, do we have to forget?
I wish I could go off the grid for a while. It seems like every couple of hours or so I see something on the news or the internet that just irritates me to no end. I am usually a very lighthearted ...
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The Democratic Convention, the Castro Brothers and Voter ID (Podcast)
  The Democratic Convention, the Castro Brothers and Voter ID (Podcast) by  Emily Ramshaw  and  Todd Wiseman July 27, 2016 On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Aman and Jim about the drama...
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Martin Midstream Partners Reports 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results
  Maintained distribution of $0.8125 Strong second quarter sulfur services and fertilizer performance Challenging marine fundamentals continue KILGORE, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Martin Mids...
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When it comes to smartphone games, kids aren’t the only ones who want to “catch ‘em all”
Technology is improving the world at a rapid pace, but even the most helpful technology can become a problem in the wrong hands. For example, the evolution of the Internet has made it easier to sta...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New in TribTalk: Discourse after Dallas
by ROBERT INKS, The Texas Tribune
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert W. Hart for The Texas Tribune New in TribTalk: Discourse after Dallas by  Robert Inks July 25, 2016 We can and should continue to mourn for the slain police officers and their families, whil...
The "other" Harmony Schools not to be confused with the ones here
by STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FLYNN
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Much discussion and questions have continued for some time surrounding Harmony Schools. We have been following this issue and thought you might find it of interest. There is an Islamic scholar name...
EPA's Emissions Report Trades Science for Politics
by JEFF STIER
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Environmental Protection Agency's latest report on greenhouse gas emissions demonstrates shrewd political strategy -- and a wanton disregard for objective science. Using a questionable methodol...
Have a trick up one’s sleeve
by DUB MOWERY
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Many years ago some movie theatres would from time to time still have special attractions in addition to the movies. Some evening before the movie they would have a live form of entertainment such ...
Praise fidelity
by AGUSTIN PEREZ
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In these times of abandonments and betrayals, we should make a compliment to fidelity and loyalty,faithfulness seems to be unfashionable. The same fashion gives us contrary examples with its frivol...
Making Financial Literacy Fun
by NATHANIEL SILLIN
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
  What important lessons will you teach your child this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skills. Financial literacy may not immediately come t...
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.
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Pope Francis talks from the Archbishops' Palace in Krakow, Poland, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Francis came on a five-day visit to Poland to join hundreds of thousands of young people from around the globe for celebrations of the World Youth Day. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Worry about bad weather prompted a last-minute change in Pope Francis' travel plans Thursday during his Polish pilgrimage, with the pontiff opting to take a car instead of a military helicopter to a shrine cherished by Poles as their spiritual capital.


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