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Sins by silence
Editor: A person who is mute is said to be dumb because he can’t speak. On the other hand, a dumb person speaks loud and clear when he votes, but one that can talk and doesn’t vote is dumber becaus...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray Santa thanks
Editor: FMC Elementary School would like to thank the employees of the TDCJ Garza East and West units for allowing us to participate in the Gray Santa program and providing Christmas presents to ou...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBCS thanks school board
Editor: The First Baptist Church School students and staff would like to thank our school board members for their dedication and hard work throughout the school year. These board members dedicate t...
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Season of giving
Editor: The Beeville Vineyard was again blessed by the generosity of Bee County residents who donated food and toys to distribute to needy families in Bee County this Christmas. This is our fourth ...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help take the sting out of crime
Editor: January has been designated Crime Stoppers Month, designed to bring attention to the Crime Stoppers programs: National Night Out, Crime of the Week, scholarships, Rewards Program and school...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The American dream
Editor: The hardest thing is changing the status quo. The easiest thing is to get cynical. I want my friends to remember that we’re making progress. There are workers who have jobs today who didn’t...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray Santa thanks
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On behalf of the staff, students and families of Skidmore-Tynan Elementary, I would like to thank the various organizations that contributed to making the holidays a little more cheerful an...
No Trump for president
Dec 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Donald Trump, in my opinion, is incapable of independent thinking; and the evidence is the fact that he has accepted the Democrats’ bogus interpretation of reality. Trump has been tricked i...
OLV raffle winners
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church would like to say thank you to all who supported our recent Christmas raffle. Congratulations to the winners: Jackie Longoria – Virgen de Guadalupe quilt...
Thank H-E-B
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: First United Methodist Church and organizers of the 25th annual Community Christmas Dinner would like to thank the Beeville H-E-B Food Store for partnering with us to provide the hams and r...
Political correctness
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Feeling trapped by political correctness? Confused about what is or isn’t “proper”? Here is something to read. “How to escape the age of mass delusion ...” (by Stella Morabito) “Mass delusi...
Sausage makers
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: When a person is accused of a crime and the prosecutor implies that suspect is guilty, it turns the principle of innocent until proven guilty on its head; once incarcerated it’s up to you t...
national news
Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imm...
2016-02-09 11:23:08 -0600
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Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, departs after House Oversight and Government Reform hearing in Washington
By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martin Shkreli faces a new legal headache, a lawsuit cla...
2016-02-09 10:06:18 -0600
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Partially burned American flag lies on the street near the spot where Michael Brown was killed before an event to mark the one-year anniversary of the his death in Ferguson
Mayor James Knowles III said the vote is scheduled during a council meeting that begins at 7 p.m....
2016-02-09 09:09:16 -0600
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A man looks at screens displaying financial information at the Stock Exchange in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks after Asian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo. The stock index in Spain was off roughly 4 percent, while Italy's lost about 5 percent and Greece's index sank about 8 percent. Stock markets have been slump so far this year after a lackluster 2015. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):
2016-02-09 11:59:26 -0600
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