GISD earns top financial rating
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Independent School District again received the state’s highest rating - ”superior performance” - on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, school Superintendent Rick Albritton t...
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will bolster screening for Ebola beyond federal requirements for travelers from West Africa arriving at the area's airports, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed that states have the right to exceed federal requirements, Cuomo told a joint news conference with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Travelers from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa will undergo interviews upon arrival at one of the New York City-area airports and may face quarantine orders, Cuomo said. ...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a team of disease detectives tracking the movements of a New York City doctor diagnosed with Ebola will soon detail their findings.


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Upshur conservatives to hold 'Rally on the Square'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani of Houston is the speaker for a public “Rally on the Square” sponsored by the Upshur County Conservative Coalition in downtown Gilmer Saturday morning. The gathering is s...
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