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Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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Aug 23 2014

City of Longview praised

The weather was dreary, wet and rainy, but the mood was as bright as a cloudless sky as the Great Texas Balloon Race went off with its typical fun and enthusiasm. The sunny dispositions of the locals was especially appealing to the participants. Dr. Janice Sines is a pilot with a group called Balloon Stormers, crewed …

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Aug 22 2014

Rangerette showoffs Friday

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will hold a special 75th Anniversary edition of Showoffs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Dodson Auditorium. Five new officers will be named at Showoffs and the 36 new freshmen will be formally introduced and perform for the first time. Past Rangerette captains have been invited to the event and will …

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Aug 19 2014

Following your moves

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Big Three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion), which monitor your financial history and issue credit reports and credit scores to potential lenders. But did you know that there are dozens of other specialty consumer reporting agencies that track your history for activities that may not appear on …

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Aug 18 2014

TISD receives award

The Tyler Independent School District received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its fiscal year ending August 31, 2013. The award is given by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. This is the 11th year the District has received the award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial …

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Aug 17 2014

Teachers invited to attend ‘Arts Kick Off’ event

As area teachers gear up for upcoming school year, they are invited to attend the first-ever Region 7 Kick Off for the Arts event August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Region 7 Education Service Center located at 1909 N. Longview St. in Kilgore. Region 7 ESC, in partnership with Young Audiences …

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Aug 16 2014

March-A-Thon arriving: Red Raiders Marching Band prepares for annual march

The award-winning Robert E. Lee Red Raider Marching Band is preparing for their fourth annual March-A-Thon this week. The 2014 REL Band will parade through the neighborhoods surrounding Golden Road Park in Tyler. The five mile route will begin on the south side of Golden Road Park on McDonald Road and will end at Moore …

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