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Crimson Duran once struggled just to go to the park with her children. The social anxiety she dealt with, which stemmed from years of abuse, made it difficult for her to get through everyday situations.

In latest TV spat, Fox News blocked from Dish Network Video

NEW YORK (AP) — Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations. The Fox blackout is just the latest skirmish as cable and satellite TV providers fight with networks over subscription fees.

Christian and Satanist displays at Mich. Capitol

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway.

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20 December 2014 [07:48 PM]
Tyler family champions adoption

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20 December 2014 [07:45 PM]
Diocese of Tyler to host Catholic women's retreat

Staff Reports   Beautiful One: A Retreat for Catholic Women is scheduled for Feb. 13 to 15 at Sky Ranch in Van. Registration is open online at the Diocese of Tyler website or kerygma ens-Retreat.php or call 903-343-3567. The Rev. Michael Scherrey, with the…

19 December 2014 [10:34 PM]
The birth of a baby

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19 December 2014 [10:33 PM]
Program to ensure pets are fed grows to six counties

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19 December 2014 [09:36 PM]
Woman credits PATH for her successes

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18 December 2014 [09:07 PM]
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17 December 2014 [10:26 PM]
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17 December 2014 [08:02 PM]
Caring for the homeless Video

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17 December 2014 [06:55 PM]
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16 December 2014 [10:39 PM]
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16 December 2014 [10:00 PM]
'Shine Your Light' campaign to honor Ed King, C.C. Baker

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15 December 2014 [11:34 PM]
Healthy slow cooker onion soup

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15 December 2014 [10:34 AM]
Women's Symphony League sets Ball date

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13 December 2014 [08:37 PM]
"The Polar Express" begins today

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13 December 2014 [08:21 PM]