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Analysis: Friends With No Commitments — Trump, Perry and Cruz
Analysis: Friends With No Commitments — Trump, Perry and Cruz by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Aug. 26, 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column,...
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iTunes Gift Cards Popular Choice for Scam Artists
  In the past, internet thieves who used Western Union, MoneyGram, and Green Dot MoneyPaks to steal millions from unsuspecting consumers are now turning to a different way of getting their cash: iT...
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Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall
Commentary Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall   By John W. Whitehead August 22, 2016 We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm i...
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New Survey Shows Widespread Support in Texas for Use of Telemedicine
Majority of respondents favor telemedicine as a way to receive care   AUSTIN  — A new statewide voter survey and a survey of Texas businesses point to broad consensus among Texans that telemedicine...
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The Heart of Order
  He’d left the water running, flooding neighbors’ apartments. He’d been running around outside naked. By the time police arrived, he was standing in the window of his fourth-floor apartment on Far...
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Trump in Texas, Campus Dildo Carry, Transgender Students (Podcast)
Trump in Texas, Campus Dildo Carry, Transgender Students (Podcast) by  Emily Ramshaw  and  Todd Wiseman Aug. 24, 2016 Comments On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about D...
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Open Government Champions
by DAVE MONTGOMERY
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
         Giovanni pushing ahead with transparency agenda in Texas Legislature     EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one in an occasional series of opinion pieces on legislators and other Texans who are openly...
Shame Shaming!
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
There's a new thing in American culture.  It's identifying any kind of criticism as "shaming." For example, if your apartment is a pig sty and the landlord tells you that you need to clean it so ev...
Exactly Who is In the In Crowd?
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hey ladies do you suffer from MK syndrome? I was unaware that I suffered from it and now that I have been self diagnosed, I am coping with it. I think I was in denial at first of my diagnoses , unt...
Analysis: Why the Texas GOP Isn’t Panicking Over Trump
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: Why the Texas GOP Isn’t Panicking Over Trump by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Aug. 24, 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click ...
Reminiscing Upshur County - Sarah Greene
by BETTY BIVINS COOK
Aug 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
I joined The Mirror staff in April of 1980. Sarah Greene was in her early 50s. One would have thought she was closer to her 20s if you saw her running up and down the stairs, in and out of the offi...
DALLAS SHERIFF LUPE VALDEZ TO VISIT LONGVIEW
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
  Dallas County Sheriff, Lupe Valdez will speak at a rally in Longview on September 1 at 7:00pm at the Longview Community Center.             Sponsored by the Democratic Women of East Texas and ope...
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This photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Local Council of Daraya City, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens gather with their belonging next of a bus, as they prepare to evacuate from Daraya, a blockaded Damascus suburb, on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The development in the Daraya suburb is part of an agreement struck between the rebels and the government of President Bashar Assad. Rebels agreed to evacuate after four years of grueling bombardment and a crippling siege that has left the sprawling suburb southwest of the capital in ruins.(Local Council of Daraya City via AP)DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with the government to end a four-year siege and aerial campaign that has left the area in ruins.


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CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in several states are scrambling to deal with a series of heroin overdose outbreaks affecting dozens of people and involving at least six deaths.
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