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National Rural Health Association Newsletter

In this issue: • Washington Post: Medicare unfairly penalizes rural hospitals, study finds • Ensure CMS considers rural in new Medicare programs • CMS finalizes Meaningful Use stage 3 and flexibili...
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78th East Texas Yamboree
Welcome to the 78 th East Texas Yamboree OCTOBER 14th - 18th WITH ACTIVITIES EVERYDAY & NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT     Jayce “Savanna” Finch-Henson is our 78th East Texas Yamboree Queen in waiting repre...
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'Minority Report’ Is 40 Years Ahead of Schedule: The Fictional World Has Become Reality
Commentary By John W. Whitehead September 28, 2015 “The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizi...
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Hitting the Rewind Button and Back in the Groove: Baylor expert muses on the quasi-comeback of cassettes and vinyl
  WACO, Texas ( Oct. 8, 2015 ) — “Bigger, better and badder than ever before!!!” is how international indie cassette labels are billing  Oct. 17  — Cassette Store Day. On the vinyl record front, Bi...
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Dinner fundraiser set for Longview WOW
LONGVIEW, Oct. 2, 2015 – Longview World of Wonders is adding a bit of mystery to its fundraising e!orts, with an interactive murder mystery dinner theater set for Oct. 24. Interim Executive Directo...
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The Slogan Society
Those of us who read columns, who read entire paragraphs, who ponder thoughts more complicated than TV commercial taglines, are diminishing as a part of the population. The ability to think about i...
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What if Tomorrow Never Comes?
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  When the going gets tough, the tough get going. I always have liked that classic proverb. I wish I could say it applies to me but right now I am facing a lot of challenges. I am not ashamed to ad...
The View from Writers Roost
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Big Jesse, railroads and country music go together My hometown of Teague was a railroad town for more than a century. Many families I knew, including some relatives, derived their livelihood from t...
Agricultural engineering centennial a ‘tip of the hat’ to the past and the future
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A past tractor and technology fair by the Texas A&M University department of biological and agricultural engineering in front of Scoates Hall at College Station featured mainly “modern” farm iron. ...
Rep. John Culberson Honored At Science Coalition Event For His Support Of Scientific Research
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Rep. John Culberson (left) is presented a Wheaties box with his picture on it. Making the presentation is Mr. Tommy Williams, Vice Chancellor for Federal and State Relations at The Texas A&M Univer...
Man who calls police to say he’s ‘too high’ found in pile of Doritos
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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- An Ohio man made a strange, and not-so-wise call to police last Friday to tell them that he was "too high" on marijuana. Read more: Man who calls police to say he’s ‘too high’ f...
NETCAC representative speaks to Rotary Club
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Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center representative Jennifer Williams told the Gilmer Rotary Club how her organization helps youngsters who have been sexually abused, severely physically abused or...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2013 photo, smoke rises from railway cars carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec. A U.S. bankruptcy trustee says he hopes checks from a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the derailment that killed 47 people can be mailed in a month or two. A Canadian judge gave conditional approval Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, to changes in the settlement plan under which Canadian Pacific dropped its objection, setting the stage for final approval Friday by a judge in U.S. bankruptcy court. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press, File, via AP)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec.

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Palestinians pray as Israeli border police officers stand guard during Muslim Friday prayers outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israel barred men under 45 from the mosque compound, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. A rash of individual attacks between Palestinians and Israelis threatened to spread throughout Israel Friday as a 14-year-old Israeli and a police officer were stabbed in separate incidents while an Israeli stabbed four Arabs in the southern city of Dimona. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis. (all times local)

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