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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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, arrives at federal court with his son Bobby, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Richmond, Va. A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge on Tuesday before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of the former governor and his wife, Maureen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of jurors who must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.


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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 26, 2014 in New YorkNew York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks finished mixed Tuesday as investors digested August's gains in equities ahead of closely-watched central bank and labor market news later this week.


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Gilmer City Council lowers tax rate
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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