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Texas Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook
January 26- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.83/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texa...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Texas Master Naturalist to Host Tracking Seminar
The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will host a seminar, “Ecological Tracking” from 9 am – 3:30 pm, on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The seminar will be held in the Nature Center at 119...
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No One will Ever Forget my Wedding
I love weddings. I especially love weddings when something goes wrong. I guess that is why I loved my wedding so much. My wedding ceremony was held at a small museum in Houston. It was hard to plan...
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State Championship Parade for the Gilmer Buckeyes to be on Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
There will be a parade for the reigning 2014 State Champion Gilmer High School Buckeyes held Monday night, Jan. 26, to celebrate their Class 4A Division II state championship victory on Dec. 19 in ...
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Americans Need Money, Not Washington
  American's median income was $51,939.00 in 2013. In 2012 our median income was $51,759.00.  In 1999, the pre-recession peak median American income was $56,436.00.   Five years ago the United Stat...
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To not know beans
The above caption is usually expressed in a negative way, meaning someone is completely ignorant about a particular thing under consideration. This expression began over a dispute as to whether or ...
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Movie Review: Cake
by RON IRWIN
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Cake   Claire [Jennifer Aniston] clearly has some “issues” as they say these days.  The movie starts with her reciting in somewhat bizarre detail the recent suicide of a fellow participant in her t...
Life in the Sickest Town in America
by OLGA KHAZAN, The Atlantic
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
  Donald Rose has no teeth, but that’s not his biggest problem. A camouflage hat droops over his ancient, wire-framed glasses. He’s only 43, but he looks much older. I met him one day in October as...
Upshur County Shares Food Pantry issues report on 2014, seeks more donations for 2015
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Shares Food Pantry finished 2014 with a strong December when it assisted 746 families consisting of more than 1,900 individuals. The December numbers brought the yearly total to m...
Bestselling author Laura Schroff to speak at NTCC
by J. WEBER
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Bestselling author Laura Schroff to speak at NTCC JANUARY 23, 2015     J. WEBER The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation will host its annual Distinguished Lecture Series event on Thursday,...
Children and Sports
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
5 Reasons Kids Should Play  Organized Sports Entrepreneurs & Former Pro Athlete Explain  Life-long Lessons Learned in Youth Competition In the past 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in young ...
States Where the Middle Class Is Dying
by THOMAS C. FROHLICH and ALEXANDER KENT
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The American economy is by many measures well on the road to full recovery. The national unemployment rate was 6.2% in 2013, down from 9.3% in 2009; U.S. gross domestic product grew 5% in the third...
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Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives to take part in an Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the European Council in Brussels on January 26, 2015Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem warned Greece Monday that its euro membership depended on Athens sticking to prior agreements, after the radical left Syriza party won elections with a vow to renegotiate its debts. "Membership of the eurozone means that you comply with everything you have agreed with," Dijsselbloem said as he arrived for talks of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels. Syriza and its 40-year-old leader Alexis Tsipras took 149 seats in the 300-seat parliament in Sunday's election, putting the country on a collision course with its international creditors, especially Germany.


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By Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices at current levels may have reached a floor and could move higher very soon, OPEC's secretary-general said on Monday, his first public comment that oil's second-biggest decline on record may have run its course. Abdulla al-Badri also warned of a risk of a future price spike to $200 a barrel if investment in new supply capacity is too low. "Now the prices are around $45-$50 and I think maybe they reached the bottom and will see some rebound very soon," Badri told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference at Chatham House. Oil prices have fallen almost 60 percent since June to below $49 a barrel on global oversupply.
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