iPhones, iWatches and free music

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Jake Harris

Apple's been in the news a lot lately. First, it was the whole iCloud-leaked celebrity photos business, now it's the latest iPhones and the iWatch.

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Why government openness matters

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Lee Hamilton

One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks.

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Coexist/Destroy

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
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An appreciation for those who actually help

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

It's an odd sensation when your car's motor isn't turning and you're still going about 70 mph down a busy highway (at least for the moment - that speedometer needle drops pretty quickly).

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Stump the old coots

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Gerre Joiner

It's been a while since I've had an inspirational day at the coffee shop.

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Judge rules revisions to abortion law unconstitutional

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Ed Sterling

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Aug. 29 struck down two provisions in House Bill 2, passed by the Texas Legislature in the second special session of 2013, amending the state Health and Safety Code to restrict access to abortion services.

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September 11

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Look! Up in the cloud! That’s not me!

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Bob Buckel

My heart goes out to all the celebrities whose embarrassing pictures were found in The Cloud and published last week by some Internet ne-er-do-well.

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It’s football time in Texas… and Tennessee, and Hawaii, and New York …

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

Football season is finally in full swing, which means it's fall - no matter how hard the Texas weather may work to convince you otherwise.

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Memories of Grandpa live inside us

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Chris Johnson

People are impacted every day. It could be something from the news, a message you heard in church or even the voice of an innocent child.

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iCloud

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Quiet public servant will be missed

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By Roy J. Eaton

When Earl Smith leaves Decatur in a few days to become director of engineering in League City, he will leave behind a city that is much better for his work over the past eight years.

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Boots and hats

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By Gerre Joiner

We helped our daughter move from Waco to Lewisville this weekend. It was the perfect move. They brought most of their clothes to our house several days ago. We loaded the clothes yesterday and met the family ... and their U-Haul truck ... at their new place in Lewisville.

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Court rules school finance system unconstitutional

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By Ed Sterling

When the Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 13, 2015, lawmakers will have the job of revising the state's school finance system - again.

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College Costs

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Conversation with a famous spokesreptile

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Whoa! I didn't expect to see you in my shower! Well, mate, that makes two of us. I was, hmm, just thinking you might need to, uh, check your, ah ... auto insurance! That's right! Did you know 15 minutes ...

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Educators leave lasting impression

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A story in the midweek Messenger featured a trio of sisters. The former Tara, Erica and Lisa Parker have returned to Boyd ISD as a counselor, coach and PE teacher, respectively.

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Perry’s conduct tough to defend

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Tracy Smith

I would like to respond to the nonsensical defense of Texas Gov. Rick Perry by the Parker County Republican Party chair, Zan Prince

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Burger King

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Confessions of a new middle school mama

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The car door slammed and my son headed to the middle school Monday, never looking back. "It's weird going to Young without him," my daughter said wistfully.

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