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Greg Abbott, Chuck Norris urge East Texans to ‘get out and vote’
news-journal.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
TYLER — Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told a Tyler audience Friday his election is an opportunity to put East Texas values in the governor’s mansion.

Today in history, Saturday, Oct. 25
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:17:34 +0000

■ On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and television; during the session, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, just returned from Europe, reported on agreements signed in Paris on the future of West Germany. (To date, it’s the only presidential Cabinet meeting to be carried on radio and TV.)

■ In 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II.

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Meeting about foster care, adoptions set
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:56:20 +0000

Buckner Children and Family Services is offering a look at the options surrounding foster care and adoptions.

It will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Buckner office at 1422 S. Tyler St., Suite 100.

“We ask that people RSVP, but it’s not required,” said Jorie Morrison, foster and adoptive home recruiter. “We have these on the first Monday every month.”

For information or to RSVP, contact Katie Groninger at 806-373-1474 or kgroninger@buckner.org.

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Legacy Reserves LP announces cash distributions
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:59:00 -0500
The board of directors of the general partner of Legacy Reserves LP has approved a cash distribution attributable to the third quarter of 2014 of 61 cents per unit, payable on Nov. 14 to unitholders o

WECC kids get field day training at ETBU
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
There was a lot of running, jumping, pedaling and smiling going on Friday at Keys Gymnasium on the East Texas Baptist University campus, as more than a 100 pre-kindergartners and a dozen ETBU students

Vial of Life could prove vital when EMS is in your house
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:35:00 -0500
You or someone else has made the call, the EMS workers are in your house, and you’re about to be whisked off to the emergency room. But what if you’re unable to communicate, or what if your friend or

Word of the day for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:16:53 +0000



■ som.ber

■ säm bər

Definition: (adj) very sad and serious

Example: “There is no more somber enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.”

— Cyril Connolly

Calendar for Saturday Oct. 25, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:17:11 +0000


The Foxfire Experiment: 5 p.m. Amarillo Hut, 4201 Bushland Blvd. No cover. 806-576-3400.

Live music: 7 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.

Kickshikers Band: 7 p.m VFW Post 1475, 1401 W. Eighth Ave. Cover. 806-373-3521.

Jon Brooks: 7:30 p.m. Part of High Plains Public Radio’s Living Room Concerts series. Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. Suggested $10 donation. music@hppr.org.

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Slow start to early voting in East Texas
news-journal.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The pace of early voting will have to pick up in Gregg County to reach the level achieved the last time the governor’s job was on the ballot. Other Longview-area counties also were reporting slower ea

Indigent Health Department staying well under budget 10-26-14
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:57:00 -0500
With strict attention to detail in an effort to continually re-evaluate eligibility of its clients, Hale County’s Indigent Health Department has been able to remain well under budget through the third

Report: Retirees, 401Ks hold most shares in oil & gas industry
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:01:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — The biggest owners of oil and gas companies aren’t found inside their boardrooms.

Entryways, housing options to up quality of life
news-journal.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
As the first 700 of nearly 2,500 Comprehensive Plan survey responses streamed in, nearly seven in 10 residents said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of life in Longview.

Summit UMC fills boxes for Operation Christmas Child
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Most East Texans spent this past July hurrying from one air conditioned building to another, but a group of members of Summit United Methodist Church in Marshall spent the summer month pounding the pa

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