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KXXV Waco
Massive fire destroys vacant Tallassee mill, nearby homes evacuatedpresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
Massive fire destroys vacant Tallassee mill, nearby homes evacuated
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 minutes ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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Swissinfo
Anguished Republicans wrestle with whether to support Trumpwith whether to support Donald Trump, who effectively clinched his party's nomi
Anguished Republicans wrestle with whether to support Trump
Swissinfo / Posted 8 minutes ago
with whether to support Donald Trump, who effectively clinched his party's nomination this week after the departure of his two remaining rivals, Ted Cruz and John Kasich. As Trump sought to rally the fractured party behind him, many... Read more
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Reuters
Anguished Republicans wrestle with whether to support TrumpSupporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hold their ha
Anguished Republicans wrestle with whether to support Trump
Reuters / Posted 8 minutes ago
Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hold their hands to their chest as the national anthem is played at a campaign rally in Concord, New Hampshire January 18, 2016. Republican lawmakers, operatives and donors grappled... Read more
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NBC News
No, Cinco de Mayo Is Not Mexican Independence Day, Here's What It IsToday marks the 154th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a bicultural celebration th
No, Cinco de Mayo Is Not Mexican Independence Day, Here's What It Is
NBC News / Posted 10 minutes ago
Today marks the 154th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a bicultural celebration that has become synonymous with margaritas, cervezas (beer) and the occasional controversy. But we found most people don't know the real story behind this holiday. So here... Read more
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Evening Standard
Trump’s rise shows how the basic rules of politics have been erodedAlthough it tends to get lost in the showbusiness of electioneering, politics i
Trump’s rise shows how the basic rules of politics have been eroded
Evening Standard / Posted 22 minutes ago
Although it tends to get lost in the showbusiness of electioneering, politics is ultimately about governance. We know that; what we don’t appreciate is how the evolving structures of governance shape the practices of electoral politics. Consider the... Read more
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Slate
America’s Lost History of Border ViolenceTexas Rangers and civilian vigilantes killed thousands of Mexican-Americans in
America’s Lost History of Border Violence
Slate / Posted 32 minutes ago
Texas Rangers and civilian vigilantes killed thousands of Mexican-Americans in a campaign of terror. A century later, will the state finally acknowledge the bloodshed? A hundred years ago, in the Texas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The nation in briefFired Texan kills ex-colleague, himself KATY, Texas -- A man dismissed last mo
The nation in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 38 minutes ago
Fired Texan kills ex-colleague, himself KATY, Texas -- A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before... Read more
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Market Watch
Disney reopens Autopia: 6.5 hp never felt so thrillingFor millions of drivers around the world, the Disneyland Autopia was their firs
Disney reopens Autopia: 6.5 hp never felt so thrilling
Market Watch / Posted 46 minutes ago
For millions of drivers around the world, the Disneyland Autopia was their first time behind the wheel of a more or less real “car.” Maybe it was your first time, too. Anyone who could reach the pedals could strap into one of the fiberglass-bodied,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Tyler Police searching for apartment robbery suspectspresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
Tyler Police searching for apartment robbery suspects
KXXV Waco / Posted an hour ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
KX TV North Dakota / Posted an hour ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted an hour ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Other days100 years ago May 5, 1916 HOT SPRINGS -- The first case to be tried here for
Other days
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
100 years ago May 5, 1916 HOT SPRINGS -- The first case to be tried here for violation of the state wide prohibition law was called in Circuit Court this morning. Louis Ashbar, one of the former proprietors of the old Texas club bar, was the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
It’s panic time on the rightWhen Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas announced Tuesday night, after losing Indiana, that
It’s panic time on the right
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
When Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas announced Tuesday night, after losing Indiana, that he was suspending his presidential primary campaign, it was not a fatal blow to the stop-Trump movement. Many Republicans who oppose Donald Trump — because he’s a... Read more
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The Star
On bull market brink, Citi sees commodity gains as Goldman jeersThe number of active U.S. oil rigs fell to 332 last week, the least since Novem
On bull market brink, Citi sees commodity gains as Goldman jeers
The Star / Posted an hour ago
The number of active U.S. oil rigs fell to 332 last week, the least since November 2009, according to Baker Hughes Inc. NEW YORK: Commodity bulls, it might finally be time to exhale. There's a growing chorus of voices and a surge of investor money... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted an hour ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted an hour ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Firms Bemoan Lack of Access to U.S.$500 Million Content FundBy Clara Nwachukwu and Sebastine Obasi Indigenous oil and gas companies, under
Local Firms Bemoan Lack of Access to U.S.$500 Million Content Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
By Clara Nwachukwu and Sebastine Obasi Indigenous oil and gas companies, under the aegis of Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria, PETAN, have expressed frustrations over their inability to access over $500 million that had accrued in the... Read more
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Denver Post
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Denver Post / Posted 2 hours ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Crude Jumps 3% on Canadian Wildfire, Libyan Fightingwere trading at $45.36 per barrel at 2.54 a.m. ET, up 74 cents or 1.7 percent f
U.S. Crude Jumps 3% on Canadian Wildfire, Libyan Fighting
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
were trading at $45.36 per barrel at 2.54 a.m. ET, up 74 cents or 1.7 percent from their last close, after three days of declining prices. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 95 cents, or 2.2 percent, at $44.73. Traders... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Crude Jumps 3% on Canadian Wildfire, Libyan Fightingwere trading at $45.36 per barrel at 2.54 a.m. ET, up 74 cents or 1.7 percent f
U.S. Crude Jumps 3% on Canadian Wildfire, Libyan Fighting
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
were trading at $45.36 per barrel at 2.54 a.m. ET, up 74 cents or 1.7 percent from their last close, after three days of declining prices. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 95 cents, or 2.2 percent, at $44.73. Traders... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health careis working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls
Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 hours ago
is working and the nation should build on it, not start over. Two recent polls have shown an uptick in negative ratings of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and the shifting sentiments seem to come from Democrats and Democratic-leaning... Read more
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Everett Herald
For Donald Trump, victory leads to a swirling day of interviewsmade his decision suddenly Wednesday, just before he was scheduled to fly to Wa
For Donald Trump, victory leads to a swirling day of interviews
Everett Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
made his decision suddenly Wednesday, just before he was scheduled to fly to Washington, Trump quickly asked for details of the scene. "He turned the plane around? He said, 'I just can't do this anymore?' Wow." Bustling around Trump, audibly,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Oil jumps on Canadian wildfire, Libyan fightingfutures were trading at $45.36 per barrel at 0654 GMT, up 74 cents or 1.7 per c
Oil jumps on Canadian wildfire, Libyan fighting
The Irish Times / Posted 2 hours ago
futures were trading at $45.36 per barrel at 0654 GMT, up 74 cents or 1.7 per cent from their last close, after three days of declining prices. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 95 cents, or 2.2 per cent, at $44.73. Traders... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Reining in executive overreachTwenty-six states are challenging Obama's Deferred Action for Parents of Americ
Reining in executive overreach
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
Twenty-six states are challenging Obama's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, program. Launched in 2014, the initiative would permit illegal immigrants to remain here without risk of deportation, and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How Mexican journalists are reporting in secret on drug cartelsHow is it possible to report in a country regarded as one of the most dangerous
How Mexican journalists are reporting in secret on drug cartels
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 hours ago
How is it possible to report in a country regarded as one of the most dangerous places for a journalist to operate? Answer: do it secretly; do it online; and do it remotely. He teamed up with a US-based reporter in order to write stories he thinks... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Multi-county chase ends with vehicle crashing into Trinity Co. courthousepresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
Multi-county chase ends with vehicle crashing into Trinity Co. courthouse
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 hours ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Indigenous Companies Bemoan Non Accessibility of U.S.$500 Million Content FundBy Clara Nwachukwu and Sebastine Obasi Indigenous oil and gas companies under
Indigenous Companies Bemoan Non Accessibility of U.S.$500 Million Content Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
By Clara Nwachukwu and Sebastine Obasi Indigenous oil and gas companies under the aegis of Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria, PETAN, have expressed frustrations over their inability to access over $500 million that had accrued in the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Trump vows to unite GOPtheir party's future. The billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintere
Trump vows to unite GOP
The Alliance Review / Posted 3 hours ago
their party's future. The billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintered GOP, even as he was bitingly dismissive of members who have been critical of his campaign. "Those people can go away and maybe come back in eight years after we... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices rise as Canadian wildfire threatens outputraging wildfire near Canada’s oil-sands district that as fighting in Libya thre
Oil prices rise as Canadian wildfire threatens output
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
raging wildfire near Canada’s oil-sands district that as fighting in Libya threatened production in those countries. West Texas Intermediate crude-oil futures CLM6, +1.90% climbed 81 cents, or 0.8%, to $44.58 a barrel, after gaining 13 cents to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Trump’s open path causes agony for some in GOPparty’s future. Trump, a billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintered
Trump’s open path causes agony for some in GOP
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 hours ago
party’s future. Trump, a billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintered GOP, even as he was bitingly dismissive of members who have been critical of his campaign. “Those people can go away and maybe come back in eight years after we... Read more
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KXXV Waco
How to keep your children safe from sex predatorspresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
How to keep your children safe from sex predators
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 hours ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Alpena News
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOPmogul needs to prove his conservative credentials with his vice presidential pi
Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
mogul needs to prove his conservative credentials with his vice presidential pick and more information about what kind of judges he would appoint. “It’s kind of a wait-and-see moment with Mr. Trump,” he said. Vander Plaats and a handful of... Read more
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Marshall Independent
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
Marshall Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOPThe billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintered GOP, even as he was b
Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
The billionaire businessman vowed to unite the splintered GOP, even as he was bitingly dismissive of members who have been critical of his campaign. "Those people can go away and maybe come back in eight years after we served two terms," he said on... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cashREUTERS: It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to fina
US bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
REUTERS: It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to finally break ground last year on the nation’s first bullet train, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles by 2029. High-speed rail advocates had hoped the line,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Trump: What he’d do in first 100 days if he wins electionnominee, but he is also keenly aware that many in his own party — and many Amer
Trump: What he’d do in first 100 days if he wins election
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
nominee, but he is also keenly aware that many in his own party — and many Americans — are anxious about the idea of him in the Oval Office. Even he is not sure how a deeply divided nation would adjust to the first 100 days of a Trump... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Campaign reports init’s getting second looks from his opponents in the Place 5 race. The loan all
Campaign reports in
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
it’s getting second looks from his opponents in the Place 5 race. The loan allowed Cheves ostensibly to outspend all four of the other candidates last month. Cheves said he wrote his campaign a $15,000 cashier’s check to get started. He reported... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Lake Dallas mayor’s contest draws twoTwo candidates are vying for the chance to succeed Mike McCaleb as mayor of Lak
Lake Dallas mayor’s contest draws two
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
Two candidates are vying for the chance to succeed Mike McCaleb as mayor of Lake Dallas on Saturday. Julie Mathews, elected to the City Council last spring, and first-time candidate Keri Marie Sutherland say they want to improve the city’s... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightstheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 hours ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Fire destroys lifetime of memories for Bowie County familypresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
Fire destroys lifetime of memories for Bowie County family
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 hours ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Medical marijuana oil bill signed into Alabama lawpresent $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500
Medical marijuana oil bill signed into Alabama law
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 hours ago
present $52,500 in grants to local organizationsBaylor students present $52,500 in grants to local organizations Students of the Baylor University Philanthropy Lab course presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations... Read more
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