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Reading between the lines
     Rulers and military leaders have used various codes to send important messages for several centuries.  Often the code was not, itself, the message but the message was more between the lines of...
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Jerod Lauby of Big Sandy named to Dean's List
LINCOLN, NE (02/08/2016)-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semest...
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KEEP CAMPAIGN SIGNS LEGAL, TxDOT URGES
State regulates placement of signs along highways

Political elections are usually accompanied by an increase in the number of campaign signs placed along roadways this time of year. State transportation officials want to make sure citizens and can...
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Dahlia Garden Club meets
The Dahlia Garden Club met January 13, 2016 in the sunroom of hostess Betty Slocum. The meeting was called to order by an invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and the f...
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Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for January 2016
AUSTIN -- The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) issued a total of 510 original drilling permits in January 2016 compared to 1,102 in January 2015. The January total included 425 permits to ...
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UT Tyler Seeks Participants for Heart Health Study
  The University of Texas at Tyler is currently seeking individuals for a research study that will potentially revise American Heart Association stroke prevention guidelines, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, Col...
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Upshur County Hope House for Pets inundated with calls
by DR. CHERIE NAZZAL
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Upshur County Hope House for Pets has been inundated with calls from throughout the community wanting us to take their unwanted animals. We do not have the means or facilities to take the volumes o...
NRA's Ted Nugent Posts Anti-Semitic Photo On Facebook
by BRIAN TASHMAN
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NRA board member Ted Nugent posted a photo of Jewish leaders on his Facebook page today with the caption “So who is really behind gun control?” alleging that “these punks” support stricter gun laws...
SFA one of 44 campuses selected for the Re-Imagining the First Year of College initiative
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  NACOGDOCHES  — Stephen F. Austin State University has been chosen as one of 44 campuses across the nation to take part in a three-year initiative created by the American Association of State Coll...
Christian Heritage defeats Lakehill Prep
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The Christian Heritage Sentinels defeated the Lakehill Prep Warriors last Friday night, 64-33, at home. Leading the CHS Sentinels: Junior, Cole Burkhalter 14 points, 5 Steals Senior, Will Hurst 12 ...
All My Exes Live in Texas
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
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Like George Strait, all my exes live in Texas. Those of you who are still with the original love of your life are to be commended. But more and more we are a society in which most people have an ex...
The View From Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Approach to playing golf was all wrong: disaster! Once upon a time, as most fairy tales begin, I thought that since I was a pretty fair athlete in high school, I should be able to be a pretty fair ...
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Riot police move forward to the protesters on a street in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies, leaving dozens injured and arrested. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies, leaving dozens injured and arrested.


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FILE - In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Tyler Clippard throws against the Minnesota Twins in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Clippard agreed Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal.


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