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  1. Corsicana creates a Lefty Frizzell festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    To Lefty, From Willie , Willie Nelson: Shortly after country star Lefty Frizzell died, Nelson served up these covers. Their voices are dissimilar, which serves Nelson's loose interpretations well.

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  2. Students help Katy area subdivisions hit by floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Chron

    Blair and Logan Lamb clear debris from a home in the 15600 block of Tumbling Rapids Drive on March 13. Logan is youth minster at First Baptist Church of Corsicana. The couple led a group of 18 people during spring break to help the Bear Creek neighborhood.

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  3. Gorilla statue once caged in Corsicana playground stirs debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    Corsicana residents are now debating their own gorilla statue, which was in a cage and believed by some to be racially insensitive. At the Cincinnati Zoo & Botannical Garden, people flocked to this statue after another controversy -- when a special zoo response team shot and killed Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla, that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat.

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  4. San Jac Ravens suffer another setback at Navarro, 69-60Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Aleksander Zecevic, San Jac's transfer from Motlow State, was among the Ravens who were downcast after the program's fourth straight loss at Navarro this past week. Aleksander Zecevic, San Jac's transfer from Motlow State, was among the Ravens who were downcast after the program's fourth straight loss at Navarro this past week.

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  5. Longtime Texas House Democrat announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Chron

    One of Texas' longest-serving members of the House announced Tuesday she will retire at the end of her term, becoming the latest lawmaker to announce plans to leave the chamber before the 2018 election. Rep. Helen Giddings, a DeSoto Democrat who was first elected in 1992 and has chaired the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, said opting not to run for reelection was a difficult decision and "one that tugs at my heart."

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  6. Ravens are ready for conference play after 45 point winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    In between scoring 14 points for the Ravens, San Jac player Tay Hardy had fun with Bennett Gernander's stuffed animal during the team's contest with Lone Star College-Tomball. Bennett also may have offered the Raven some of his candy.

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  7. Oak Ridge's season ends with disappointing loss to CoppellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Oak Ridge players react after losing to Coppell in the fifth set of a Region II-6A area volleyball match at Corsicana High School, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Corsicana. Oak Ridge players react after losing to Coppell in the fifth set of a Region II-6A area volleyball match at Corsicana High School, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Corsicana.

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  8. Joe Straus departure a political earthquake in clubby AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Chron

    Without exception, the community of political insiders who make Texas politics their business reacted with shock and surprise Wednesday after House Speaker Joe Straus announced he will not seek re-election to his current post in 2019 - setting up the first open race for speaker since 1993 and likely upending state politics for years to come. "It's huge, the biggest political change we've seen in years," said veteran state Sen. John Whitmire, a Houston Democrat and one of the longest-serving lawmakers at the state Capitol.

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  9. Straus won't run again for Texas Speaker or return to HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Chron

    House Speaker Joe Straus will not run again to lead the chamber, leaving the powerful leadership seat up for grabs in 2019. In a letter to supporters, Straus said he will not run for reelection to the House, giving up his north San Antonio seat.

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  10. Paxton's gift giver favored candidates wanting to unseat StrausRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | Chron

    The man who gifted Attorney General Ken Paxton $100,000 to help him pay his legal fees has given copious campaign contributions to 13 other Republicans, ranging from the governor to a candidates hoping to disrupt the rein of a key Texas House leader. The gift from James Webb, the CEO of Preferred Imaging, is now at the center of an investigation into whether Paxton violated the state's bribery and corrupt influence code for accepting the gift because the company was under investigation.

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  11. Tea Party Republican questions goal of House competitiveness panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Chron

    Someone in the Texas House had to be the first. Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington, on Wednesday became the first Republican to question the goals of the recently created Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness to be chaired by Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana.

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  12. AP Was There: NY Giants set baseball win streak mark in 1916Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    In this 1910 file photo, New York Giants star pitcher Christy Mathewson, who won 373 games during his career which spanned 17 years, from 1900 to 1916. poses with a baseball.

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  13. AP Was There: NY Giants set baseball win streak mark in 1916Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    In this 1910 file photo, New York Giants star pitcher Christy Mathewson, who won 373 games during his career which spanned 17 years, from 1900 to 1916. poses with a baseball.

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  14. With bathroom bill all but dead, supporters scramble for alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Chron

    With the controversial bathroom bill all but dead, as the special legislative session entered its final week, supporters on Wednesday scrambled to find creative options to tack it onto another bill at the last minute. Leaders in both legislative chambers predicted privately that as few as five bills of the 20 that Gov. Greg Abbott wanted passed will be approved when the final gavel drops next Wednesday.

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  15. House sets up school finance showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Chron

    Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, center, talks with Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, left, and Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, right, on the house floor Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Huberty, Chair of the House Public Education Committee, is the sponsor of House Bill 21 which would put money into the school system.

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