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Texas now has more jobs than it did before the pandemic hit

By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune Jan. 28, 2022 “Texas now has more jobs than it did before the pandemic hit” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief,…

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Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

By Tina Elkins, MD   As I drop my children off for school, walk through an airport or look out into my office waiting room, I see people of all ages wearing various types of headphones and listening to their phones or tablets. As the surrounding environment becomes more and more noisy, the volume of…

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Early Bird: America’s beloved Purple Martins return to Texas

  Spotting of birds in Porter, TX. marks state’s first sign of spring   Erie, PA (January 27, 2022)—In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in Texas. The birds were seen on January 26 in Porter, Texas by a Purple Martin enthusiast – one of…

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Ken Paxton targets Louie Gohmert in hotly contested primary for attorney general

Credit: The Texas Tribune By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Jan. 27, 2022 “Ken Paxton targets Louie Gohmert in hotly contested primary for attorney general” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up…

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NTCC Art Department hosts exhibit by Diedra Long Camp

January 27, 2022 The Northeast Texas Community College Art Department is pleased to announce that one of its graduates, Diedra Long Camp, will present the February art exhibit in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Camp is a watercolor and mixed media artist with a passion for telling a story and connecting to people.…

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The Pleasant Hill Quilters Performed at Winnsboro Center for the Arts

Winnsboro, TX – Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) and Helping Young People Excel (HYPE) partnered together to present The Pleasant Hill Quilters in a special performance at 11 am January 22, 2022, at 200 Market St. Winnsboro, Texas. The Pleasant Hill Quilters are a quilting group from Linden, Texas. The group consists of LaWanda…

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Texas Republicans pressure court to reverse decision blocking attorney general from prosecuting election cases

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Jan. 26, 2022 “Texas Republicans pressure court to reverse decision blocking attorney general from prosecuting election cases” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for…

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Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign

By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Jan. 26, 2022 “Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our…

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Representative Slaton Issues Statement Pledging to Re-File the Defend the Texas National Guard Act  

GREENVILLE, TEXAS – Representative Bryan Slaton of HD-2 released the following statement  regarding the rising tensions in Eastern Europe and the Texas National Guard:  “With the threats of war looming in Eastern Europe, and the possibility of Joe Biden sending Americans  into harms-way, it is clear why the founders designed the Constitution to give Congress…

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Numerous Gilmer Buckeyes make Padilla Coaches Poll All State Team

Padilla Coaches Poll All State Team was announced today: 1st Team Offense: QB – Brandon Tennison WR – Rohan Fluellen OL – Jarot Ritter OL – Brayden Clinton P- Cody Guidry 1st Team Defense: DL – Matthew Burton OLB – Omero Orona DB – Rohan Fluellen 2nd Team Offense: RB-Ashton Haynes K – Jose Hernandez…

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