Early voting begins in local elections
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Apr 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Early voting opens Monday for the May 9 Gilmer school bond issue, school board and city elections. All early voting for both the school and city elections will be held at the Gilmer ISD Administrat...
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Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Planeloads of aid material, doctors and relief workers from neighboring countries began arriving Sunday in Nepal, a poor Himalayan nation reeling from a powerful earthquake that killed more than 1,900 people and destroyed infrastructure, homes and historical buildings.


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Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine celebrates his win over Bryant Jennings of the US, after their World Heavyweight Championship boxing bout, at Madison Square Garden in New York, on April 25, 2015Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings. In the bout at fabled Madison Square Garden, Klitschko on Saturday did little to impress US fans who have failed to jump on his bandwagon despite his seemingly impenetrable reign. Klitschko improved to 65-3 with 54 knockouts, earning his 22nd straight victory and making his 18th straight heavyweight world title defense. He is approaching the record of 25 title defenses made by American legend Joe Louis in the sport's glamour division.


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West: Americans are 'allowing tyranny to take its hold'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Apr 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Former U.S. Rep. Allen West warned a gathering of more than 200 people at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Union Grove on Friday night that Americans are “allowing tyranny to take its hold” and tha...
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