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  • Texas GOP advances 'reparative therapy' for gays

     The Texas Republican Party would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new platform partly aimed at rebuking laws in California and New Jersey that ban so-called "reparative therapy" on minors.

    June 6, 2014

  • Stock market heads higher after jobs report

    The stock market headed higher in morning trading Friday following news that U.S. employers added workers at a good clip for the fourth month in a row. Hertz plunged after saying it would need to restate three years of its financial results because of accounting errors.

    June 6, 2014

  • Wisconsin stabbing highlights juvenile crime laws

    When two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls were charged this week with stabbing a friend nearly to death, authorities had no choice but to send them to adult court

    June 5, 2014


    (Official Press Release) The Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) and the Athens Fire Department, along with Henderson County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Dallas Field Division, announce the conclusion of the scene investigation at East Texas AG Supply in Athens, Texas.

    June 2, 2014

  • Texas man charged with setting girlfriend on fire

     Deputies have seized empty gasoline cans and a propane torch from a North Texas home where a man was accused of setting his girlfriend on fire.

    June 2, 2014

  • DSC_0010.JPG UPDATED-East Texas Ag Services Building Fire Slideshow Please share any pictures or video. Email to

    May 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • UPDATE (8 p.m.) Athens fertilizer plant catches fire

    An Athens business that sells large amounts of fertilizer erupted into flames on Thursday afternoon, leading to an evacuation of the downtown area as responders fought the flames.

    May 29, 2014

  • 'The Weed Fairy' visits Seattle, gives out pot

     A woman who calls herself the "Weed Fairy" distributed free nuggets of marijuana to people in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend, taping the free pot on fliers around a city neighborhood.

    May 29, 2014

  • ADR logo.tif The Splash Pad is open at Kiwanis Park

    Kiwanis Park has officially opened the Splash Pad.

    May 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • S&P 500 index holds at record level

     The Standard & Poor's 500 index held at a record level on Wednesday as a rally in the bond market increased demand for stocks that pay dividends.

    May 28, 2014

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