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Investigators are human. Our judicial system is not perfect. Admission of error in Gonzales’ case and the delay of Reed’s sentence to review the new information are the right calls, and show the system is working.

The 2019 Red River Valley volleyball season was memorable to say the least. Our community’s teams sent seven volleyball teams into the postseason, and four of those teams advanced past the first round of playoffs.

I had an overwhelming 48 hours in Washington, D.C. recently — a couple days that flew in the face of the cynicism we tend to feel about the place. Juan, who gave me a hug while he was waiting outside the homeless shelter, was a part of that, and so was Ivanka Trump.

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Republican Rep. Gary VanDeaver of New Boston has announced he will seek re-election to the Texas House, and he has received endorsement from Gov. Greg Abbott. VanDeaver represents District 1, which includes Bowie, Lamar, Franklin and Red River counties. He is a retired school superintendent …

After a year of fundraising, the Roxton Friends of Chaparral Rails to Trails met its $25,000 goal for part of a Texas Department of Transportation matching grant.

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Who would have guessed that sharing political confidences with a political foe — a conversation that upended the speaker of the Texas House — would have real competition for the biggest blunder a House member might make this year?

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An independent filmmaker announced one day last week that he had cast James Dean in a new movie, set during the Vietnam War, to be made in the very near future. This is not the first time a deceased performer has been so used.

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Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s fall from grace has been a topic of conversation amongst political analysts, government officials and the media, but a poll shows 68% of registered voters knew “a little” or “nothing at all” about the controversy.

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My husband, Peter, and I are spending a month in Spain, and we have left our worries behind. As a result, we have had to come up with new, temporary worries to occupy us until we get back home.

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Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Federal labor data shows a wide e…

‘Readers continue to shower The New York Times with money. Advertisers, not so much.” So began The New York Times’ third quarter update Wednesday. It’s a familiar refrain for today’s newspapers, especially smaller community newspapers which have neither the Times’ scale or technological prow…

In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson designated Nov. 11 as Armistice Day to honor the veterans who fought in the Great War. After WWII and the Korean War, Congress amended the commemoration by changing the word “armistice” to “veterans.”

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“That’s where it all began,” Tim Michael said as he began telling me the story of how J.E. Michael and Sons Co. — Jemasco — came to be in 1984. “And see that out there? That was the first 25 acres my dad bought in the 1960s for $40 an acre.” 

I was looking at your picture tonight, Mother. It was taken when you were young and beautiful. You know, the picture that hung in the photographer's window on the square downtown all during World War II.

Children in the foster care system have already had it tough. State officials need to get their act together and formulate a plan that complies with the court’s orders and puts the best interest of the children in its care first.

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My job was to get loud when he was settled and had a good tree in his sights, shaking tree limbs and kicking logs and coughing a bit. The noise made the squirrels move away from me and straight into the crosshairs of his .22.

It is a bit disingenuous of Sen. John Cornyn to blame the House impeachment inquiry for the failure of his prescription drug bill by the Republican-controlled Senate when over 400 bills actually passed by the House of Representatives are stalled by Sen. Mitch McConnell...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a speech last month at Georgetown University said free expression is the foundation for Facebook's refusal to take down factually incorrect political advertisements. Those who agree say Facebook shouldn't be a free-speech moderator, regardless of how true an a…

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For better or worse, this is the Baby Boomers’ America. Millennials eager to take the nation’s reins will find they’ll have to pry them from Boomers’ cold, dead fingers. And as they do, I suspect they’ll utter: “OK, Boomer.”