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Parade welcomes El Paso Vietnam Veterans
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:27:25 -0400
El Paso had a “Welcome Home” parade to honor and recognize Vietnam veterans more 40 years after the U.S. ended combat operations there.

2016 Big Texas Choice Awards: And the winner is ...
star-telegram.com / Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:13:40 CDT
The motto of this year’s winners of the State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards could be “victory is sweet.” Simple, too: Amid such elaborate entries as a Down … Click to Continue »

Seliger, Smithee talk legislative priorities for upcoming session
amarillo.com / Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:39:12 +0000

Public school funding, healthcare, transportation and a drop in revenue from the oil and gas industry are issues that have come to the forefront recently not only in Amarillo but across Texas.

On Jan.10, 2017, the beginning of the 85th legislative session, these big issues and more will be discussed in a state-wide setting.

Amarillo Globe-News spoke to State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, and State Rep. John Smithee, R-
Amarillo, on what issues they see as important in the upcoming session.


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Former gang member focuses on giving back to community
amarillo.com / Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:09:25 +0000

At one point in his life, Jesse Lucero was a ranking member of a local barrio gang, but a moment arrived in prison when a man covered in tattoos, just like him, spoke to him about a different path.

Lucero, now an associate pastor at Power Church, feels personal resonance with the Biblical story of Paul and Silas, who were imprisoned, but through prayer and singing an earthquake shook the jail, opening the doors and freeing them from their chains.


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Food package: Churches join forces to feed the needy (with video)
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:31:00 PDT
This is the second year that Zion Lutheran and River of Life Church have partnered on packing 2,000 boxes of food for hungry children and the precision they showed Sunday at Zion Lutheran was impressive.

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