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Trujillo: NISD construction 'communicates hope'

Despite a year full of changes and challenges — adapting to the coronavirus pandemic, a new superintendent and the resignation of the high … Read more

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City wins playground giveaway

In a year full of not-so-great news, city employees this week announced an exciting surprise for local children. Read more

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Abbott calls for new crimes, mandatory jail time for certain offenses related to protests

At a campaign event in Dallas on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a string of new legislative proposals to raise penalties and create new … Read more

Unemployment rate dips; workforce grows

The number of workers in both Nacogdoches County and the city was up to pre-pandemic levels, and fewer were looking for jobs in August than… Read more

Local Sports

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Lumberjacks turning negative into a positive

When it comes to college sports this fall, only one thing has been certain: Nobody knows what tomorrow or next week will bring. Read more

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Southland releases spring football schedule

FRISCO – Minus four of their members who are playing a fall schedule, the Southland Conference announced plans to resume football champions… Read more

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Shelbyville's Standley earns award with emotional effort

Shelbyville junior two-way starter Jakory Standley overcame emotional distractions last week to lead his Dragon team to the first win of th… Read more

Opinion

Suicide Prevention Month

The month of September is hailed by mental health advocates, survivors, and prevention organizations as National Suicide Prevention Month. … Read more

Antifa does exist

Yes, Virginia, there is an antifa. It exists as certainly as the Democrat and Republican parties exist. Alas, it’s not a fairy tale or your… Read more

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Obituaries

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Rev. John B. Budd

Rev. John B. Budd Read more

Sandy Owen Slone

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Weather Today

Clear night

Today

77° 61°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 60s.

Humidity:96%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 3 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:08:53 AM
Sunset:07:10:22 PM

This Week's Forecast

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10%83° 65°
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Scattered thunderstormsMon
50%72° 54°
ClearTue
0%72° 50°
ClearWed
10%78° 56°
ClearThu
0%77° 54°

Around the State

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Feds: Relax protections for woodpecker endangered since 1970

The red-cockaded woodpecker, a bird declared endangered in 1970 and surviving today in 11 states' scattered longleaf pine forests, has reco… Read more

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Former congressman Ron Paul hospitalized, says he's OK

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul posted a picture of himself in a hospital Friday but said he was OK after v… Read more

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NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

ATLANTA (AP) — NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space – more than 2… Read more

Around the Nation

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Judge removes Trump's public lands boss after governor sued

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawf… Read more

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Feds: Relax protections for woodpecker endangered since 1970

The red-cockaded woodpecker, a bird declared endangered in 1970 and surviving today in 11 states' scattered longleaf pine forests, has reco… Read more

Billie Lourd introduces newborn son in surprise announcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son. Read more

Odd & Offbeat News

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Slow music: Chord change in Germany of 639-year organ piece

HALBERSTADT, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of fans attended a special kind of musical happening Saturday at a church in Germany: a chord change i… Read more

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John Oliver: Name sewage plant for me, I'll give to charity

Comedian John Oliver upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials… Read more

Entertaiment News

Billie Lourd introduces newborn son in surprise announcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son. Read more

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Milan Fashion: Marni avenges lockdown with global video

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to th… Read more

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Nobel laureate refuses local honor over Poland's LGBT 'rift'

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she li… Read more

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