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Texas resident elected to Ducks Unlimited’s national board of directors
David Feckley elected to DU board Read release online » MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  July 22, 2014  – David Feckley, of Wylie, Texas, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.’s national board of directors during t...
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GIANTS Snacks Inc. Becomes the Official Sunflower Seed of the Texas Rangers
GIANTS Snacks Inc. Becomes the Official Sunflower Seed of the Texas Rangers. Wahpeton, ND — GIANTS Snacks Inc. of Wahpeton, ND has become the Official Sunflower Seed of the Texas Rangers. This will...
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Mini-Bucks to sign up Aug. 2 and Aug. 9
Gilmer Mini Bucks Football 2014 Sign Ups will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at Hibbett Sports in Gilmer. Fee for flag football K-3rd is $70. Tackle football for...
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Video: Blake Lynch on his commitment to Baylor and future position
The athlete from Gilmer discusses where he will play once he arrives in Waco and what made him choose the Bears. Watch: Blake Lynch on his commitment to Baylor and future position
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Save The Habitat. Save the Hunt. Initiative Makes Significant Impact Through First Year
Save The Habitat. Save the Hunt. Initiative Makes Significant Impact Through First Year EDGEFIELD, S.C.  — The National Wild Turkey Federation's (NWTF) Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative w...
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East Texas Passing Academy, OL Camp to be held at Buckeye Stadium
East Texas Passing Academy (QB/WR) and OL Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, July 14-16, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Buckeye Stadium. This camp is for students entering grades 6th through 12th.
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Buckeyes fall to Kaufman
by ELWYN HENDERSON
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Buckeyes went a perfect 3-0 in Pool Play at College Station Thursday and headed into the Texas State 7on7 Division II Championship Bracket for Friday’s play. In the opening game Friday m...
'Save the Habitat Save the Hunt' Banquet to be on July 18
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National Wild Turkey Federation “Save the Habitat Save the Hunt” Banquet will be on July 18 at the Gilmer Civic Center. The event starts at 6 p.m. There will be a catfish dinner served for a small ...
Steers win state title
by TORI CUMMINGS, Graham Leader
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Steers are state champions again. Read more: Steers win state title
Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15 AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Tuesday, July 15. The opening d...
Texas Sets Dove, Teal Seasons
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AUSTIN – Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with dates and bag limits finalized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department this last week. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic...
Sideglances
by SARAH GREENE
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
AS MOST readers of The Mirror know from his column on this page in the June 21 issue, Mirror Editor Mac Overton is retiring after more than 22 years in that position. We at The Mirror who have work...
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, officials said.
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The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in BaselBy Caroline Copley BASEL (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche confirmed its full-year sales and profit targets on Thursday as growing momentum for its new breast cancer medicines and professional diagnostics products countered the effects of a strong Swiss franc. Unlike other pharmaceutical companies that have been ravaged by patent losses, Roche has yet to face a challenge to its older biotech drugs by makers of copycat treatments and has launched a string of new, expensive cancer medicines. The Basel-based firm hopes these so-called follow-on drugs will help it defend sales in its breast and blood cancer businesses once generic competition arrives. Its strategy looked sound after first-half sales of Perjeta, which targets the same protein found on some cancer cells as Roche's older blockbuster Herceptin, surged 276 percent to 388 million Swiss francs ($429.68 million).


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