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Don't Kick Santa Across The Yard
     move on, give and celebrate Christmas       This Christmas give somebody the gift of mercy and forgiveness. Actually be broad with your giving and generous. We all need a lot of both. For such...
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2014 BBB Holiday Giving Guide Now Available
  TYLER - The holidays tend to bring out the best in people, and many charities count on end-of-year generosity from donors to meet the needs of those less fortunate. More than 80% of the money rai...
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The Oil Coup
U.S. powerbrokers have put the country at risk of another financial crisis to intensify their economic war on Moscow and to move ahead with their plan to “pivot to Asia”. Here’s what’s happening: W...
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The Damage Caused By the Oil Bear Will Spread Far and Wide
Oil prices continued to fall this week but stock markets shrugged off the disarray this continued to cause in global markets after Janet Yellen whispered soothing words in their ears after the Fed'...
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Buckeyes Win ST8!
Final Score
From AT&T Stadium:
GILMER 35
WOS 25

I have been a Gilmer Buckeye since birth in 1955, and have been blessed to have been able to see countless Buckeye football games through the years. Quite by accident back in 1974, shortly after I ...
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Oil City Prepares for Pain
  On Dec. 11 local business leaders packed into a ballroom at the Omni Hotel near downtown Houston for a yearend chamber of commerce luncheon. There was a lot to celebrate. At more than $500 billio...
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There is Nothing Like a Mother’s Touch
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
I miss my mother even though I see her everyday. She is 91 and has good days and bad days. I know I should be happy that she is still alive but sometimes I am very sad. I often feel guilty even tho...
Obama: "The Bush family, I love personally, they are good people."
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
  Jeb's presidential stock just plummeted in conservative circles.  http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/obama-jeb-bush-run-president-2016/story?id=27693992
Fox News host: Kids living in homes receiving aid are the ‘Democratic party’s new version of slavery’
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During a Fox News discussion regarding the high incidence of American families with children receiving government aid, an  Outnumbere d co-host called the children of those families the “Democratic...
Merry Christmas, God With Us
by STEVE ELLISON
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Merry Christmas, God With Us Pastor Steve Ellison   Heaven is being in the presence of God, nothing more and nothing less. All the other descriptions of heaven are simply window dressing. Nothing w...
The Road to Arlington - Video Highlights from the First Five Playoff Games
by W.R. GREENE
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
    State Championship Game Sendoff for the Gilmer Buckeyes - Dec 18, 2014     Highlights - Celina Bobcats vs Gilmer Buckeyes - Dec 12, 2014   Highlights - Atlanta Rabbits vs Gilmer Buckeyes - Dec ...
From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wages
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
This story was co-published with  NPR . On the eastern edge of St. Joseph, Missouri, lies the small city's only hospital, a landmark of brick and glass. Music from a player piano greets visitors at...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, Moroccan transvestite, actress and dancer Noor poses for photographers as she arrives at the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. In this conservative Muslim country where homosexuality is illegal and punishable by up to three years in jail, a transgender woman like Noor is not only accepted but is a celebrity. Her ability to seemingly transcend the restrictions of her culture speaks both to her star power and to a certain kind of tolerance toward sexual minorities in this North African nation, and even in the wider Middle East. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File)CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — It was a slow night on the red carpet at the opening of the Marrakech film festival for the photographers and everyone was complaining over the lack of celebrities.


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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014 file-pool photo, Secretary of State, John Kerry meets with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Villa Taverna in Rome. Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it: Frustrated in his efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace. Facing a diplomatic showdown over Arab plans to force Israel from occupied Palestinian lands within three years, Kerry readied himself this week for a 72-hour trip to Jordan to craft a less explosive alternative. By Thursday, the crisis appeared to have been averted: Palestinian and Jordanian officials said they would not force their resolution to an immediate vote in the United Nations Security Council _ in part because the U.S. threatened to veto it. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File-Pool)WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace.


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