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Southern whites have more black DNA than whites in the rest of US: study
by DAVID EDWARDS, The Raw Story
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of the states with the most racially charged attitudes towards African-Americans are also the states where the most whites have black ancestors, according to a recently released study. Researc...
Paid Family Leave: An Employee Benefit That Benefits Employers as Well
by AMY HALL, American Forum
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The holiday season can be a time of great joy. But for many working parents, the holidays are also a stark reminder of how tenuous their employment and benefits are.   When you have paid time off, ...
The Brief: Two More Takes on the 21CT Controversy
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
rticle> The Brief: Two More Takes on the 21CT Controversy by John Reynolds , The Texas Tribune Dec. 22, 2014 The Big Conversation The Austin American-Statesman and Houston Chronicle delved further ...
Texas Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
December 22- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 11.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.19/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in T...
Video: Gilmer Buckeyes - 2014 Playlist
by W.R. GREENE
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Watch: 2014 Playlist
Cowboys corral Colts
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The 91,899 fans in attendance at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Sunday afternoon were given an early Christmas present from their Dallas Cowboys. Dallas got a “stocking stuffer”, if you will, from the W...
Analysis: Picking Straus, Taking Names
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: Picking Straus, Taking Names by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Dec. 22, 2014 Lawmakers love and hate voting on issues because they hate to be pinned down. That makes no real political di...
Volunteers Needed for Bastrop State Park Reforestation Efforts
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BASTROP—Bastrop State Park is seeking volunteers to help plant loblolly pines from mid-December through early February.in an ongoing effort restore the park after the devastating 2011 wildfire. Thi...
Old Ruling Keeps Counties From Mineral Rights
by BOBBY BLANCHARD, The Texas Tribune
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Old Ruling Keeps Counties From Mineral Rights by Bobby Blanchard , The Texas Tribune Dec. 22, 2014 South Texas counties scrambling for money to repair roads damaged by heavy trucks carrying oil fie...
Start Out Your New Year with a Texas State Park Hike
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – Don’t procrastinate on your New Year’s resolution to drop a few pounds and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Head outdoors and hit the trail on Jan. 1 at one of the dozens of Texas state parks ...
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Buckeyes Win ST8!
Final Score
From AT&T Stadium:
GILMER 35
WOS 25
by ELWYN HENDERSON
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
I have been a Gilmer Buckeye since birth in 1955, and have been blessed to have been able to see countless Buckeye football games through the years. Quite by accident back in 1974, shortly after I ...
Gilmer 35, West Orange-Stark 25
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Buckeyes (16-0) completely dominated the second half with 28 unanswered points after having fallen behind the West Orange-Stark Mustangs 25-7 at halftime to win the 4A Division II State ...
Gilmer's Boyds apparently flash "Hook 'em Horns" sign in aftermath of state championship game win
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Read more: Are Kris, Demarco Boyd headed to Texas?
Team DEZign8's journey began back in August
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Gilmer Buckeyes Media Day at Buckeye Stadium back on Aug. 9, Jamel Jackson (7) holds up the jersey that would have been worn during the 2014 season by Desmond Pollard (8). Also pictured are Quin...
Video: NFHSNetwork.com - 2014 UIL Div 2 Class 4A Football Semifinals Celina vs. Gilmer
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Watch: 2014 UIL Div 2 Class 4A Football Semifinals Celina vs. Gilmer Note: You must create a free account to watch the archived game.
Spot the typo in the commemorative UIL shirt
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Video: West Orange-Stark vs La Marque
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This was one of West Orange-Stark's five playoff wins. This was the third round game.
In Texas, Hypnosis Aids Police in Prompting Witness Memories
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In Texas, Hypnosis Aids Police in Prompting Witness Memories December 18, 2014 Texas is one of 22 states that allow hypnosis of witnesses before they testify. Hypnosis supporters say it improves me...
We shouldn't talk about Ferguson without talking about guns
by MATTHEW IGLESIAS, Vox
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
"The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, reveals many things about America. One of them that has not yet received adequate attention is that there is a strong case for a form of gun contr...
U.S. household gasoline expenditures in 2015 on track to be the lowest in 11 years
by ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. household gasoline expenditures in 2015 on track to be the lowest in 11 years Source:  U.S. Energy Information Administration,  Short-Term Energy Outlook The average U.S. household is expected...