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Memorials Pastor Steve Ellison We celebrated Memorial Day this past week.  We rightly remembered those who gave everything they had to give.  We gave honor where honor was due.  We saluted men and ...
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Is the world more dangerous for kids than it was 30 years ago?
May 28, 2015 Dear Cecil: I am the parent of two young children. I was recently reminiscing with fellow parents about our youth and the freedom we enjoyed to play around the neighborhood without par...
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State Parks Recovering from Recent Storms
    State Parks Recovering from Recent Storms Floods Damage More Than Half of Texas State Park System AUSTIN— Torrential storms that have continued to hammer much of the state for more than a week ...
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Fury in Phoenix: Armed anti-Islam 'activists' clash with peace protestors at Draw Muhammad contest amid ISIS bomb threats
An ugly scene unfolded Friday night as armed anti-Islam protestors defiled the Koran and waved around depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in Phoenix. Read more: Fury in Phoenix: Armed anti-Islam 'ac...
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Republicans Want You to Forget Why Sending Troops Back to Iraq Is a Terrible Idea
As the Republican presidential demolition derby continues, the 2016 GOP candidates have settled on two central themes: hatred for President Barack Obama and desire to send U.S. troops back to Iraq ...
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Ann Coulter: My Immigration Plan Would ‘Not Admit Overweight Girls’ Into US
Ann Coulter, conservative columnist, said Friday in an email to Breitbart News that if she ran the immigration system, she wouldn’t “admit overweight girls” into the US. Read more: Ann Coulter: My ...
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What presidential candidates need to understand about income inequality
by MATT BAI
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Before I sat down with President Obama to talk about trade a few weeks ago, I called a few economists with different perspectives. One of them was Robert Shapiro, a longtime Democratic advisor, who...
PTISD ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY CLASS
by MARY WHITTON
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Pine Tree ISD is proud to announce the members of the 2015-2016 Leadership Academy class.  Leadership3 (Classroom, Campus, Community) is a year long leadership development program for PTISD employe...
Lt. Governor Patrick on Passage of Budget
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AUSTIN - Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced the Senate’s passage of the 2016-17 state budget, by Senate Finance Chair Jane Nelson. "I am proud of the Texas Senate for uniting to produce a co...
Group Works to Close the Health Care Gap for Poor Mothers of Color
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By Lucia Benavides For Reporting Texas Two years ago, Michelle Mejia, a recent college graduate hoping for a career in radio, was working two part-time jobs when she discovered she was pregnant. Fo...
Governor Abbott Adds 24 Counties To Disaster Declaration
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  AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, bringing the total number of counties under Texas’ state disaster declaration to 70. The counties added...
Robots will replace fast-food workers
by CNN
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As protesters across the country call for the fast-food chains to raise their wages, a number of companies have begun experimenting with new technology that could significantly reduce the number of...
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Jack Sock returns the ball to Borna Coric during the third round of the French Open in Paris on May 30, 2015Jack Sock became the youngest American man to reach the French Open last-16 since Pete Sampras 22 years ago, with a spirit fired by a pair of frightening family health scares. At the start of the year, Sock, the world number 37, was at the bedside of his brother Eric who had been diagnosed with Lemierre’s Syndrome. Older brother Eric, a former university player in Nebraska and a tennis coach, spent the best part of two weeks in intensive care with Jack constantly at his bedside.


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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) pictured with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the United Nations in New York on April 27, 2015Tehran rejected a key Western demand for site inspections Saturday as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held intense talks to secure a nuclear deal ahead of a looming deadline. The Geneva talks between Kerry and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the run-up to the June 30 deadline come amid heightened diplomatic moves to try to end a 12-year standoff and put a nuclear bomb beyond Iran's reach. Kerry and Zarif huddled for six hours in a leading hotel with their delegations and top European Union official Helga Schmid before ending the discussions.


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