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SOULFUL SONGSTRESS KASEY LANSDALE SET TO BRING COUNTRY BLUES STYLE HOME TO MARSHALL ON AUG 9
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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THE FUTURE OF PROPERTY PLANNING STARTS TODAY
THE   FUTURE OF PROPERTY PLANNING STARTS TODAY       [  Print  |  Close  ]   COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The long-term plan for a privately-owned estate can be as individualized as the property owner....
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Record cattle prices create opportunities to increase profit margins
Record cattle prices create opportunities to increase profit margins July 23, 2014 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course to outline strategies, management for producers Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2...
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NWTF Expects Another Great Turnout for Turkey Shoot
EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Recreational and experienced sporting clays shooters from across the country are primed for the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) annual Turkey Shoot at the Meadows Nationa...
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UPDATE WITH PHOTOS: SPCA of Texas and Hunt County Constable Seize 222 Dogs, Cats
UPDATE WITH PHOTOS: SPCA of Texas and Hunt County Constable Seize 222 Dogs, Cats   (HUNT COUNTY, TX/McKINNEY, TX); July 24, 2014-- Under the authority of the Hunt County Constable, the SPCA of Texa...
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Sideglances
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 ...
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Longtime newspaperman Vic Parker joins Mirror
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Longtime East Texas newspaperman Vic Parker this week assumed the duties of editor of The Gilmer Mirror, replacing Mac Overton, who had been at the post for more than 22 years. Parker, a resident o...
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 ...
Piney Woods Raycers compete in Solar Car Challenge
by MARY L. KIRBY
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After two days of scrutineering, the Piney Woods Raycers from Gilmer High and most of the solar car teams at this year's Solar Car Challenge rolled on to the track at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ju...
Texplainer: Does AP U.S. History Contain Common Core?
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Texplainer: Does AP U.S. History Contain Common Core? by Morgan Smith , The Texas Tribune July 24, 2014 Hey, Texplainer: If high school students take AP U.S. history, does that mean they are studyi...
Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches
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Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches (AUSTIN) — The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future incre...
LOCAL TEENAGER SPENDS SUMMER VACATION DOING HUMANITARIAN WORK IN TONGA
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LOCAL TEENAGER SPENDS SUMMER VACATION DOING HUMANITARIAN WORK IN TONGA   This summer Bentley Miner from Gilmer decided to spend his summer vacation in a third world country doing humanitarian work ...
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A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.


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BEIJING (AP) — Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
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