Immigration policy labeled 'dysfunctional'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
State Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview) told about 50 people at a town hall meeting in Gilmer Tuesday night that the nation’s immigration policy is “dysfunctional,” and proposed several steps for eas...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.
2014-09-02 11:23:44 -0500
Iraqi forces made more progress Tuesday in their fightback against jihadists, even as anger boiled over in Baghdad where protesters stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered in June. After breaking a months-long jihadist siege of the Shiite Turkmen-majority town of Amerli by Islamic State (IS) fighters, troops also regained control of part of a key highway linking Baghdad to the north.
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Gilmer City Council lowers tax rate
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday lowered the city ad valorem tax rate to .625178 cents per $100 valuation after approving a $6.2 millon budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The cut is down about a...
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