GISD earns top financial rating
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Independent School District again received the state’s highest rating - ”superior performance” - on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, school Superintendent Rick Albritton t...
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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, left, is chased by California's Jonathan Johnson, center, and Noah Westerfield during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi's Stadium.


2014-10-25 01:22:52 -0500

Brazilian presidential candidates Dilma Rousseff (R) and Aecio Neves wait for the start of a televised debate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 24, 2014Brazil's presidential candidates clashed over corruption allegations in a final debate, as incumbent Dilma Rousseff rejected a report that she knew about a kickback scheme at state oil giant Petrobras. The last debate before Sunday's run-off election was heated from the start as the report in conservative newsweekly Veja dominated opening exchanges before the candidates moved on to the economy and political reform. Center-right challenger Aecio Neves demanded to know what his leftist rival knew about Veja's claim that she and her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva were personally aware of embezzlement within Petrobras, whose board Rousseff once chaired. "Veja magazine has presented no proof -- this magazine has a habit of trying to pull off an electoral coup right at the end of campaigning," Rousseff stormed as both candidates prepared to field questions from undecided voters from around the country.


2014-10-25 01:12:05 -0500
Upshur conservatives to hold 'Rally on the Square'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani of Houston is the speaker for a public “Rally on the Square” sponsored by the Upshur County Conservative Coalition in downtown Gilmer Saturday morning. The gathering is s...
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