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10:46 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Terrorism conference at Texas A&M<BR>University-Commerce proves positive

Commerce – The First Annual Law Enforcement Advancement and Development Symposium (LEADS) was held this past weekend at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The three day event focused on increasing knowledge and critical thinking on terrorism from a criminal justice perspective.

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10:44 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Slain North Texas solider had ties to Hunt County

Hunt County – A North Texas solider, killed while serving in Iraq, had ties to Hunt County. 20-year-old United States Army Specialist Jonathan D. Emard of Poetry is said to have attended Quinlan Ford High School, where he played football as a freshman before transferring to Boles High School. His body will arrive at Majors Field Municipal Airport in Greenville Thursday. Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall.

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6:11 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Commerce City Manager search entering final stages

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12:00 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Salmonella poisoning reported in area counties

Federal, state and local health authorities continue to investigate a multi-stage outbreak of Saintpaul strain of the salmonella bacteria in tomatoes. Within the past few days, nine new cases of salmonella have been reported throughout Texas, bringing the total to 65 since Mid-April.

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KETR Local
10:56 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Presidential election season heating up

Scott Harvey

– Presidential nominees John McCain and Barack Obama will move toward a more moderate role and reach out to independents and swing voters, according to political science professor Dr. Paul Lenchner, of Texas A&M University-Commerce, in Commerce, Texas.

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KETR Local
1:16 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Greenville voters to decide either wet/dry this November

Greenville – Voters will be deciding either wet or dry this November in Greenville. The Hunt County Commissioners Court voted Monday to formally accept petitions calling for the special election, and also voted to call for the election itself. The election will decide whether beer and wine sales will be permitted in local grocery stores, along with an end with the need for people to be private clubs members in order to drink alcohol in the city.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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1:14 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Local tribute planned for fallen soldier in Iraq

Greenville – Another local tribute is planned for a fallen soldier in Iraq. The body of United States Army Specialist Jonathan D. Emard of Mesquite is expected to arrive at Majors Field Municipal Airport in Greenville on Thursday. Emard's family members have asked that anyone who wishes to may line up along the planned route of the procession and show their support and appreciation. The route is expected to head west on Jack Finney Boulevard from the airport to Wesley Street, then turn south and proceed to Terrell.

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7:27 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Double time at the Hunt County Fair Monday!

Hunt County – It's double time at the Hunt County Fair today. The 34th Annual Twins Contest is just some of the festivities taking place at the Hunt County Fair in Greenville. That gets underway at 6:30 p.m. Tonight is also Senior Citizen's night. Fairgrounds are located on Jack Finney Boulevard across from L-3 Communications.

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7:26 am
Mon June 9, 2008

City of Greenville to approve renewal<BR>agreement for landfill services

Greenville – The City of Greenville will still have a place to put its trash in the future. The solid waste generated by the City of Greenville apparently will be going to the same place for the next 10 years that it has for the past decade. The City Council intends Tuesday to approve a renewal agreement with Republic Maloy for Landfill Services. The move may also mean an increase in disposal fees for local residents.

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7:24 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Wet/dry election in Greenville takes next steps

Greenville – A wet/dry election in Greenville should be one step closer today. The Hunt County Commissioners Court is scheduled Monday to receive petitions seeking a special election to decide whether to allow outside sales of beer and wine in Greenville. Petitions will also be reviewed concerning a possible end to the need for being a private club member in order to purchase alcoholic beverages at local restaurants.

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