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SAT scores in Texas plummet
AUSTIN — What was a bad year last year for Texas high school students turned even worse in 2015 as SAT scores plummeted to their lowest levels in more than two decades, mirroring downward trends ac...
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Trump's favorability soars with Republicans
A new poll find Donald Trump's favorability rating soaring among Republicans, while Jeb Bush's image slides. Read more: Trump's favorability soars with Republicans
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Troopers Ticketing Fewer Overall, but More Hispanics
Troopers Ticketing Fewer Overall, but More Hispanics by Alexa Ura and Terri Langford , The Texas Tribune Sept. 4, 2015 The share of Hispanics receiving traffic citations from state police has doubl...
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Sheep Led to the Slaughter: The Muzzling of Free Speech in America
Commentary Sheep Led to the Slaughter: The Muzzling of Free Speech in America   By John W. Whitehead September 01, 2015 “If the freedom of speech be taken away,  then dumb and silent we may be led ...
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The View from Writers Roost
In my youth, respected elderly men given ‘Uncle’ title When I was just a tad, elderly men in our little country community of Luna, near Teague, were given the respectful title of ‘Uncle.’ Generally...
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Red Zone Game of the Week preps: Pine Tree at Gilmer
Red Zone Game of the Week preps: Pine Tree at Gilmer   Gilmer is set to host Pine Tree in the Red Zone Game of the Week. GILMER, TX (KLTV) - If week one was any indication, second year head coach D...
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Colorado TV station reports on cop’s sexist ‘giant boobs’ remark by airing photo of victim’s breasts
by DAVID EDWARDS, Raw Story
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A Colorado television station has come under fire for the way it chose to display the photograph of a local reporter after deputies were caught making sexist remarks about her body. Read more: Colo...
It’s a Myth That Only New Car Dealers Can Service Vehicles Under Warranty
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  September 2015       True or false: Until your vehicle is out-of-warranty, it must be serviced by the new car dealer or the factory warranty will be void. Although you may have answered “true,” t...
Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone
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Baylor University marketing professor addresses smartphone addiction, consequences in new book WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of ...
Donny Edwards, Elvis tribute artist, returns to Gilmer Civic Center on Sunday, Sept. 20
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The sideburns, the hips, the jumpsuits and the hits will be on display when Elvis tribute artist Donny Edwards takes the stage  September 20th  at the Gilmer Civic Center for a  Sunday  matinee at ...
What happened when this college student drank too much, too quickly
by BEN YEAGER
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I opened my eyes in a strange room. I was lying on a couch in a dark basement. My skull felt like an eggshell. Read more: What happened when this college student drank too much, too quickly
2015 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion to sell at Sulphur Springs Livestock and Dairy Auction
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( September 3, 2015 ) – Brandon Neely, 2015 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion, will be visiting Sulphur Springs Livestock and Dairy Auction (1910 S Broadway St., Sulphur Springs,...
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Twenty minutes into trade, the broad-market S&P 500 was down 27.58 points (1.4 percent) at 1,923.55New York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks tumbled in opening trade Friday after the US employment report showed fewer jobs were added in August than expected, but the jobless rate fell to 5.1 percent.


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Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in GraysonBy Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk's office in rural Kentucky issued a marriage license to a gay couple on Friday morning after defying a federal judge's orders for months. While Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed on Thursday for refusing to follow the orders of U.S. District Judge David Bunning, her deputies processed a license for James Yates and William Smith, who had previously been denied one five times, after the clerk's office doors opened on Friday. The issuance of the license followed months of legal wrangling between Davis and the courts that drew global attention and protests from supporters and opponents of gay marriage.


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