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Water Wisely for a Beautiful Garden and Landscape
  Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans.  What is a gardener to do? ...
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BBB Warns Students, Families to Beware Of Spring Break Scams
  March 3, 2015, Tyler, TX - Spring Break is almost here, and many students are eager to take time off from classes and escape winter weather. It also means travel scam artists come out of the wood...
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Keep Texas Notified
Transparency and open government are the cornerstones of our democracy. There is an ongoing effort to take published public notice out of newspapers and give control over the notice publication to ...
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March 5, 2015 - Walker, Bush In Tight Race Among U.S. Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Clinton Sweeps Dem Field, With Biden In The Wings
March 5, 2015 - Walker, Bush In Tight Race Among U.S. Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Clinton Sweeps Dem Field, With Biden In The Wings   PDF format Sample and Methodology d...
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Syria: As al-Qaeda defeats ‘moderate’ US allies, will US ally with al-Qaeda?
President Obama’s impossibly complicated plan for dealing with ISIL involves a de facto alliance with Iran in Iraq, and training up a ‘third force,’ essentially creating a new, ‘moderate’ Free Syri...
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Analysis: Fear of Spending Even Extends to Tax Cuts
Analysis: Fear of Spending Even Extends to Tax Cuts by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune March 5, 2015 Some politicians think it’s easier to change the state constitution than to take a tough vote on...
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The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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  Women’s purses vs. men’s pockets and clip-on devices Life Mate’s purse often feels heavy enough to be able to provide for an overnight stay, two road trip meals or anything else of similar volume...
Today Was a Very Sad Day for America
by THAD BEVERSDORF
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March 3, 2015 Well I found it incredibly sad today watching our legislators in our own house of Congress give the foreign leader of a beggar nation (to the tune of $4 billion per annum) a standing ...
The Obamacare Challenge We Need? Improved, Expanded Medicare for All
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  The Obamacare Challenge We Need? Improved, Expanded Medicare for All  by Robert Zarr It is time that we take back our health care system, and run it in a fair, rational way to provide quality com...
Changes in Medical Care
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A Corporate, Bottom-Line Attitude  Has Altered How Medicine Is Practiced The Prescription Could Be An Injection  Of Humanity, Physician Says The changes in medical care over the last five decades h...
Tribcast: David Simpson, Weed and Crumbling Agencies
by EMILY RAMSHAW
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On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Jay about crumbling infrastructure at state agencies, the candidates to be the next UT-Austin president, and — what else — state Rep. David ...
March 4, 2015 - U.S. Voters Back 2-1 Sending Troops To Fight Isis, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Voters Say 3-1 Keep Un-Vaccinated Kids Out Of School
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March 4, 2015 - U.S. Voters Back 2-1 Sending Troops To Fight Isis, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Voters Say 3-1 Keep Un-Vaccinated Kids Out Of School   PDF format Sample and Methodolog...
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A woman in South Africa who kidnapped a baby 17 years ago and raised the child as her own has been granted bail.
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, former Miss Turkey Merve Buyuksarac speaks to The Associated Press in Istanbul, Turkey. It has become as easy to get jailed for offending the country’s paramount leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as it is in countries where laws forbid insults to royals. The trend alarms many people who have harbored hope for Turkey as a beacon of Western-style government in the Islamic world. Last year, former Miss Turkey Buyuksarac posted a seemingly innocuous poem on her Instagram site. In January, Buyuksarac was arrested over suspicion of violating the law prohibiting insults to public servants. She could face up to two years in prison. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel, File)ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days.


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