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Milton Babb of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce discusses this weekend's Rally 'Round Greenville events, including a performance by country musician Jack Ingram.

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Commerce mayor John Ballotti joins KETR's John Mark Dempsey for a discussion about the Commerce streets project and economic development in the city. It's the first installation of KETR's Blacklands Cafe, a news magazine feature heard during Morning Edition.

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Northeast Texas cotton growers will be harvesting soon, as the region's agriculture producers are beginning to suffer from drought effects, according to this week's Texas Agrilife crop and weather report.

Minors can no longer use tanning salons

Sep 4, 2013
NPR

When she was 16, Cheri Huber considered her skin splotchy and pasty. She began to go to a tanning salon about three times a week. 

Celeste police chief arrested on indecency charges

Aug 26, 2013
Texas Dept. of Public Safety / Texas Rangers

Celeste Chief of Police Roger Eugene Mueller III was arrested Friday on two counts of alleged indecency with a child by sexual contact.

NPR

Voters in the northwestern Rains County community of Point will elect three councilpersons this November. The deadline for candidates to file is Aug. 26.

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Hydraulic fracturing is booming in Texas, and with the practice comes an increase in the use of disposal wells. But Northeast Texas has few disposal wells compared to some parts of the state.

Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties

Aug 13, 2013
Texas A&M Forest Service

Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires.

NPR

The Texas Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the state’s abortion restrictions late Friday night, with a vote of 19-11, thus clearing the way for the measure to be signed by Gov. Rick Perry.

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Researchers say that both nationwide and in Texas, arrests for marijuana possession show enforcement disparities along racial lines.

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With the eyes of Texas and the nation on Austin this week as the legislature moves to pass a bill restricting abortions in the state, a Monday morning comment from the bill's sponsor, Jodie Laubenberg of Parker, has drawn widespread attention.

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The way the State of Texas measures student success doesn't include the out-of-state graduates who return home for work or further study.

NPR

The folks over at Slate decided to chart all the places mentioned in Bob Dylan's music, and of course, Texas is on the map.

Mark Haslett

As one Northeast Texas landowner awaits her appeal, a court in Beaumont rules in favor of TransCanada Corporation.

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Rain, thunder and lightning did not deter TransCanada workers from beginning major operations at Julia Trigg Crawford's Red'Arc farm in northwestern Lamar County on Thursday morning.

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