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Australia Is Regaining Its Mojo
Australian wine has fallen out of fashion. In the late 1990s, Americans became obsessed with wines from the Land Down Under. For most of this millennium's first decade, fruit bombs with quirky name...
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ETBU Begins Fall Semester on Monday, August 24, 2015
  MARSHALL (8/04/15) - East Texas Baptist University begins classes for the Fall semester on Monday, August 24, 2015.   ETBU will welcome first-time freshman and transfer students on Thursday, Augu...
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Jeb Bush’s ad-lib offers Dems another gift
Another ill-advised ad lib from Jeb Bush, another opportunity for Democrats Read more: Jeb Bush’s ad-lib offers Dems another gift
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Buried Treasure: The State Budget Hides a Mystery
Buried Treasure: The State Budget Hides a Mystery by Sophia Bollag , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 It is a mere drop in the fiscal ocean, just $200,000 in a state budget totaling more than $200 bi...
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Pro-Cruz Super PAC Ramps Up With 7-Figure Media Blitz
Pro-Cruz Super PAC Ramps Up With 7-Figure Media Blitz by Patrick Svitek , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 After raking in millions of dollars, a super PAC supporting U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is ramping up...
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Hidden Video Shows Houston Planned Parenthood Clinic
Hidden Video Shows Houston Planned Parenthood Clinic by Edgar Walters , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 An anti-abortion group released an undercover video Tuesday showing a Planned Parenthood execu...
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Bland's Mother Sues DPS, Waller County
by SOPHIA BOLLAG, The Texas Tribune
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Bland's Mother Sues DPS, Waller County by Sophia Bollag , The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2015 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Alleging that  Sandra Bland's "rights and privileges ...
The media's 5 stages of grief over Donald Trump
by EZRA KLEIN
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A new Bloomberg poll shows Donald Trump dominating the GOP field with 21 percent of the vote — more than twice what Jeb Bush is pulling in, and 21 times Bobby Jindal's support. Poor Bobby Jindal. R...
TxDOT FIGHTS TO CURB END-OF-SUMMER DRUNK DRIVING DEATHS
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‘Drink, Drive, Go to Jail’ campaign rolls out ‘DWI Not So Fun House’ to discourage impaired driving To access campaign b-roll and PSAs, visit:  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/h8g31degxf6jp90/AABDlcAnWX...
Meals on Wheels in Desperate Need of Volunteers
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TYLER, Aug. 4 -  Meals on Wheels Ministry (MOWM) is in desperate need of additional volunteer support. Due to declining numbers of volunteers at the agency’s Tyler location, over 100 routes are cur...
Meet the Buckeyes coming up on Aug. 8 - Buckeye Cards on sale beginning Aug. 5
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Meet the Buckeyes – Saturday, Aug 8, 7 p.m. at Jeff Traylor Stadium. Buckeye Cards – Football players will begin selling the 2015 Buckeye Cards on Wednesday, Aug 5th. Price is $10.
The Right to Die
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
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A few years ago, a man who had been my friend in junior high and high school committed suicide into his sixties. He was a good man who had suffered through many medical procedures in his last year....
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BEIJING (AP) — A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years in a potential sign of improvement in the long-strained relations between Beijing and the Vatican.
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Environmental groups have protested against the proposed mine's impact on the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most biodiverse marine areas, because of the coal would have to be shipped out of a nearby portAn Australian court Wednesday revoked the approval of an Indian-backed project building what would be one of the world's biggest coal mines which environmentalists say threatens the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. Environmental groups had challenged the government's approval of the mine on the basis of the enormous amount of greenhouse gases it would create, its impact on vulnerable species and Adani's "poor environmental record".


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