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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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LOCAL YOUTH WINS CALF SCRAMBLE AT FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW
  FORT WORTH,  FEBRUARY 2 , 2016 –   WES REEDER , a member of  UNION HILL FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show hei...
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Billy Dean to Perform In Kilgore
Billy Dean to Perform In Kilgore on February 20, 2016   Live On Stage, Inc. and Kilgore Community Concert Association announce Country Award Winning “Billy Dean”   as part of their 2015 - 2016 Conc...
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Alba-Golden senior to graduate high school and TJC simultaneously
There are highly motivated students, and then there’s Jaselyn Riley. The 17-year-old Alba-Golden senior isn’t just graduating from high school in May, she’s also receiving her associate’s degree fr...
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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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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...
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...
Find Your Sweet Spot: Visit a Maple Sugarhouse March is Maple Month in the U.S. and Canada
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Feb. 8, 2016 - As the sap starts to flow and sugarmakers begin making this year’s crop of pure maple syrup, visitors are being welcomed at thousands of maple sugarhouses in the U.S. and Canada. Now...
Antique Appraisal Fair set for Feb. 27
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The 13th Annual Historic Upshur Museum Appraisal Fair will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Yamboree Exhibit Building. Cost of appraisals is $10 per item, or three items ...
Series of free Empower diabetes education classes at UT Health Northeast
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If you or a family member has diabetes, you are encouraged to learn more, get connected, and get on top of this serious disease by attending UT Health Northeast’s free Empower Diabetes classes. Dis...
On the road, way past retirement and chasing jobs
by JOHN M. GLIONNA, Los Angeles Times
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DARIEN, N.Y. At the wise age of 79, Dolores Westfall knows food shopping on an empty stomach is a fool’s errand. On her way to the grocery store last May, she pulled into the Town & Country Family ...
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File photo of a USS Boxer LHD travelling at an offshore location in GoaBy Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a U.S. defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway. Washington wants its regional allies and other Asian nations to take a more united stance against China over the South China Sea, where tensions have spiked in the wake of Beijing's construction of seven man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago. India and the United States have ramped up military ties in recent years, holding naval exercises in the Indian Ocean that last year involved the Japanese navy.


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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says military officials have stopped a group of 34 people at the border with Syria and seized luggage containing four suicide vests and explosives.
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