Rep. Gohmert speaks to Cherokee Rose Republican Women
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) told an audience of about 50 persons at the Cherokee Rose Republican Women’s monthly meeting Monday night that regulating immigration is “not a matter of racism,” ...
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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis gestures as she refuses to issue marriage licenses to a same-sex couple in MoreheadBy Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk in Kentucky sought an emergency injunction on Wednesday to temporarily block a federal court order requiring her to issue same-sex marriage licenses as she prepares to go to court on Thursday to face contempt charges. Kim Davis, the elected Rowan County clerk, says her religious beliefs as an Apostolic Christian stop her from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples as ordered by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.


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In this Sept. 23, 2001, photo provided by Phil Dobbs, Ruth Newman, right, celebrates her 100th birthday with her older brother Barney Barnard and younger sister Genevieve Gully in Pebble Beach, Calif. Newman, who was thought to be one of two remaining survivors of the massive 1906 San Francisco earthquake, died in July 2015, at the age of 113. (Courtesy of Philip Dodds via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.


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GISD busing plan working out well after initial difficulties
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 30, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
After some initial difficulties during this first week of school, the new busing plan for the Gilmer Independent School District is working out well, GISD superintendent Rick Albritton said Friday....
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