Fine Art
5:05 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

The Mona Lisa's Twin Painting Discovered

The original Mona Lisa is on permanent display at the the Musee du Louvre in Paris.
Jean-Pierre Muller Getty Images

The Mona Lisa is one of the most enigmatic and iconic pieces of Western art. It has inspired countless copies, but one replica at the Madrid's Museo del Prado is generating its own buzz: conservators say that it was painted at the same time as the original — and possibly by one of the master's pupils, perhaps even a lover.

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U.S.
4:50 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Families Suffer Through Chicago Morgue Backlog

Workers fill a pauper's grave at Homewood Memorial Gardens, south of Chicago, with remains from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which is now catching up on its backlog of indigent burials.
Scott Olson Getty Images

Originally published on Thu February 2, 2012 6:08 pm

Losing a loved one in any circumstance can be a painful experience, but for some families in Chicago, that pain is being compounded by what's been happening at the Cook County morgue in recent weeks. In the words of one observer, it's "a moral travesty."

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It's All Politics
4:04 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Axelrod Argues Obama Economic Policies Worked, Though There's More To Do

David Axelrod.
Brian Kersey AP

Originally published on Fri February 3, 2012 11:57 am

David Axelrod, President Obama's political strategist, has what appears to be — from outside the president's re-election campaign, at least — a problem.

Back in early 2009, when the Obama presidency was still brand new, the president gave that NBC News interview in which he talked about his administration being a "one-term proposition" if the economy didn't snap back in time for his re-election.

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Hit and run
1:45 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Two injured in hit and run

GREENVILLE  - A mother and her infant son were hospitalized after a reported hit and run Wednesday while they were walking in a Greenville street.

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UIL realignment
10:57 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Commerce reclassified to 2A by UIL

Commerce ISD was reclassified as a 2A school Thursday morning by the UIL in Texas.

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Theft
8:53 am
Thu February 2, 2012

One of two suspects admits to railroad tampering

GREENVILLE - A Commerce man has pleaded guilty to causing thousands of dollars in damage to railroad tracks in Hunt County.

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Texas Department of Agriculture
8:51 am
Thu February 2, 2012

TDA seeks partnerships to feed kids this summer

Seal of the Texas Department of Agriculture

AUSTIN — As part of an ongoing effort to promote nutrition and fight childhood food insecurity, the Texas Department of Agriculture is seeking partner organizations to raise awareness of the federally funded Summer Nutrition Programs.

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Murder case
8:50 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Two Hunt County residents plead not guilty to murder

GREENVILLE - George Steven Cook of Greenville and Melanie Smith of Wills Point will be back in court later this month for interim hearings in their trials.

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Breakdown with Bob Aikin
8:00 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Breakdown with Bob Aikin

This week's Breakdown is over the Super Bowl and National politics.

A&M-Commerce Athletics
7:04 am
Thu February 2, 2012

A&M-C signs more than a dozen football players

COMMERCE - February 1st was National Signing Day, and around the nation college football fans are getting their first glimpse into the future of their teams. 

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