Gilmer City Council keeps tax rate the same
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A bare quorum of the Gilmer City Council Friday approved retaining the current city tax rate of 62.5178 cents per $100 valuation, and approved a $7.3 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The...
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German police said on Friday five people were injured when a fire broke out at a refugee shelter in the town of Heppenheim in the West German state of Hesse. Germany, which expects the influx of refugees and migrants to quadruple to about 800,000 this year, has witnessed more than 100 arson attacks on asylum shelters in recent months. "One resident who tried to rescue himself by jumping out of a window from the second floor was seriously wounded," police spokeswoman Christiane Kobus said in a statement.
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A pedestrian looks at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Nichola Saminather and Hideyuki Sano SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were mixed on Friday as caution about a U.S. jobs report jostled with signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the European economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.2 percent after rising in early trade. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.9 percent, extending losses this week to 6.0 percent.


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Gus Johnson shares thoughts on Cowboys, Buckeyes
by ELWYN HENDERSON
Sep 03, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Gilmer Buckeye and SFA running back Gus Johnson has always loved football and has always given his all to be the best he could be when in practice or on a football field. He excelled in both...
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