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Ted Cruz Ridicules Mitt Romney in Private and Now in Public, Too
by TIM ALBERTA, National Journal
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ted Cruz had pledged not to attack his Republican rivals for president. He had gone out of his way for months to avoid bickering with GOP opponents. He accused the media of trying to provoke a civi...
McCraw Hammered at Hearing on Bland Case
by TERRI LANGFORD and LIZ CRAMPTON, The Texas Tribune
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
McCraw Hammered at Hearing on Bland Case by Terri Langford and Liz Crampton , The Texas Tribune July 30, 2015 Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional comment. State lawmakers gri...
Analysis: Perry No Longer the Bright, Shiny Object
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Jul 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: Perry No Longer the Bright, Shiny Object by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune July 31, 2015 Pity Rick Perry . Four years ago, he was unprepared and soaring in the polls for the Republican p...
Straus Settles into National Role for Campaign Group
by PATRICK SVITEK, The Texas Tribune
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Straus Settles into National Role for Campaign Group by Patrick Svitek , The Texas Tribune July 31, 2015 Texas House Speaker Joe Straus is settling into a new role as the second in command of a nat...
Why We Need Varmint Hunts
by JEFF DODD
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Two hundred years ago this country was different cattle roamed a lot freer, homes were more scattered, we traveled less in a year than we sometimes travel in a day now. Predators were a real life p...
'Kill 'Em Varmints Hunting Tournament' comes under criticism
by SHERRI LITTLE
Jul 31, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
How pathetic! A so-called civic organization promoting slaughter of animals because someone thinks they are pests? A ridiculous, small-minded attempt to promote killing as a means to resolve proble...
'Kill 'Em Varmints Hunting Tournament' coming up
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its first "Kill 'Em Varmints Hunting Tournament," in which hunters will seek pests ranging from skunks to coyotes, Aug. 14-16. Some 75 percent of th...
Cass County official: Man injured after bullet ricochets off armadillo
by KLTV
Jul 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cass County Sheriff's officials are investigating an early morning shooting in the Marietta area. Read more: Cass County official: Man injured after bullet ricochets off armadillo
Medicare Turns 50 But Big Challenges Await
by MARY AGNES CAREY, Kaiser Health News
Jul 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, has come a long way since its creation in 1965 when nearly half of all seniors were uninsured. Now the program covers 55...
The Trickle Down Vanity of Empire
by PHILIP A. FARRUGGIO
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Webster's defines vanity as "Excessive pride in one's appearance or accomplishments." Our American empire has always been a vain one, from the first time it entered into the fray of what Washington...
Governor Abbott Announces LiveOps Headquarters Relocation From California To Texas
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that LiveOps, the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions, will relocate its corporate headquarters from Redwood City, Cal...
Pet Talk: Building the Ideal Dog House
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
  For many centuries dogs have been referred to as “man’s best friend”. Many of us consider our dogs a part of the family and would do anything to protect them. Whether your dog stays primarily out...
Legion survey to measure effectiveness of PTSD/TBI treatment
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Legion survey to measure effectiveness of PTSD/TBI treatment Veterans asked to identify treatment programs they are using and to rate quality, access and timeliness of care The American Legion is c...
Facebook users worried by inability to control use
Jul 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A survey of 2000 people in the US who use Facebook regularly has found that a majority are worried that their use of Facebook is compulsive.   Of those that responded:   56% described their Faceboo...
Gus Johnson, new Cowboys assigned jersey numbers
by JEFFREY KAHN
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
(Photo: James D. Smith/Dallas Cowboys) The  Dallas Cowboys  most  recent signings  have been assigned their new uniform numbers. Read more:   Gus Johnson, new Cowboys assigned jersey numbers
Women's Center of East Texas rep speaks here
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Tim Johnston of the The Women’s Center of East Texas explained its work in helping both abused women and men in a presentation to the Cherokee Rose Republican Women on Monday. The Longview-based ce...
UCAD to begin field appraisal work
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 30, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Appraisal District will soon begin field appraisal work for the 2016 year in the Upshur County portions of the Gilmer Independent School District, announced UCAD Chief Appraiser S...
Legal Notices
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CITATION BY PUBLICATION - CIVIL SUITS CAUSE NO. 193-15 Clerk of the Court KAREN BUNN 405 N. Titus Gilmer, Texas 75644 Plaintiff’s Attorney or Plantiff marty young p.o. drawer 910 gilmer, texas 7564...
Three Blind Mice Restore Vision
by FRANKIE L. TRULL
Jul 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Blind mice are famous in nursery rhymes -- and maybe soon, in scientific laboratories. A team of Swiss scientists recently restored sight in blind lab mice by injecting new, light-sensing cells int...
Union: U.S. Steel wants workers to pay up to $9,600 per year in health care costs
Jul 30, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Steel wants to eviscerate health care coverage for steelworkers by pushing them onto a high deductible plan and ending coverage for retirees, according to the United Steelworkers union. Read m...