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Midland-Area Housing Crunch Hurts Foster Care Oversight
Midland-Area Housing Crunch Hurts Foster Care Oversight by Corrie MacLaggan , The Texas Tribune July 25, 2014 Since moving to Odessa in September to work as a state Child Protective Services invest...
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Dream Wedding Secrets
4 Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy The Perfect Wedding is the One Everyone Remembers for All the Right Reasons Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, ve...
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CITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES OPEN
CITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES OPEN LONGVIEW – Entries are open for golfers to sign up to play in the annual SWEPCO City of Longview Golf Championship to be held Saturday, Aug. 23, and Sunday, Aug....
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Auditions for children’s chorus underway; early registration deadline is Aug. 1
Auditions for children’s chorus underway; early registration deadline is Aug. 1 Kilgore College is holding auditions for students in the 5th-8th grades to join the Kilgore College Children’s Chorus...
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Denton Fracking Ban Could Spur Wider Legal Clash
Denton Fracking Ban Could Spur Wider Legal Clash by Jim Malewitz , The Texas Tribune July 25, 2014 DENTON — Debbie Ingram understands the importance of Texas’ oil and gas industry, and she enjoys t...
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Minnesota man guns down teen girl after she asks him to stop riding lawnmower in her yard
A Minnesota man who admitted shooting a 17-year-old girl multiple times because she asked him to stop trespassing on his riding lawnmower has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. Read m...
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It's doable: Peace Israel-Palestine (1)
by JAN OBERG
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It's doable: Peace Israel-Palestine (1)   By Jan Oberg , TFF director           Lund, Sweden July 25, 2014   Violence is a dead end   Look at the violence in Gaza today, DR Congo (6 million dead), ...
Senator Leticia Van de Putte Statement on Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking Hearing in La Joya
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La Joya — Today, the Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking concluded a historic hearing, the first of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley. The committee took testimony regarding services...
Sideglances
by SARAH GREENE
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IT IS A recurring topic with me: the comfort offered to those who love poetry, whether in good times or bad. One of my favorite poets is the late Sidney Lanier, the Southerner who considered “Song ...
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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THREE OUT OF FOUR isn’t bad, huh? As written here before, I’m the eldest of four sons in the Webb family. Our parents grew up during the Great Depression and, want to or not, they didn’t have easy ...
Movie Review - 'Sex Tapes'
by RON IRWIN
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SOULFUL SONGSTRESS KASEY LANSDALE SET TO BRING COUNTRY BLUES STYLE HOME TO MARSHALL ON AUG 9
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SOULFUL SONGSTRESS KASEY LANSDALE SET TO BRING COUNTRY BLUES STYLE HOME TO MARSHALL, TX ON AUG 9 AT BLUE FROG GRILL FOR WORDS & VOICES   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 24, 2014)  - Nacogdoches native and C...
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GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tank shelling killed 18 Palestinians from a single family in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, the Gaza health ministry said, shortly before a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas went into effect. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qidra said that the 18 members of the Al-Najar family had been trapped inside their house in Khuzaa village east of Khan Younis since Thursday and that many others were wounded in Israeli tank shelling. ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks on the phone to Israeli PM Netanyahu from his hotel suite in CairoBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A 12-hour humanitarian truce went into effect on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip agreed to a U.N. request for a pause in fighting and efforts proceeded to secure a long-term ceasefire moved ahead. The Gaza Health Ministry said 18 members of a single family were killed by Israeli tank shelling in the southern Gaza Strip shortly before the truce took effect at 8 a.m. (1 a.m. EDT). Israel's military said it would hold fire for 12 hours, but would press on with its search for tunnels used by militants. A spokesman for the Islamist group Hamas, which dominates Gaza, said all Palestinian factions would abide by the brief truce.


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