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  1. 103-year-old 'Ms. Boots' lives to see desegregation, black president, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Dallas Morning News

    ... "black folks was only delivering at Parkland." But she knew a doctor who practiced at Baylor hospital. He was from Mabank, a little town southeast of Dallas, where her family also came from. He had delivered Ms. Boots on July 21, 1912. "I went to ...

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  2. Straight Shooting Landia Chopper Pumps Hit The Target In Gun Barrel CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Water Online

    ... way. Located southeast of Dallas, East Cedar Creek Fresh Water Supply District (ECCFWSD) operates two WWTPs in the Mabank area close to Cedar Creek Reservoir for a total population of 20,000 - one in its southern sector, whilst Gun Barrel City ...

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  3. Is Charleston a Turning Point For America on Race?Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Switched

    ... two things that were telling about race that flew under the radar. The first was when a volunteer firefighter for the Mabank, Texas Fire Department posted a Facebook message to a South Carolina newspaper that seemed to applaud the Charleston ...

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  4. Firefighter fired over post after public outcry, claims he's not a racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... page about a story on the shooting. Cook worked as a volunteer firefighter at the fire station in the small town of Mabank, Texas. Although he is 23-year veteran of the department, the Mabank Fire Department didn't hesitate to fire Cook and he was ...

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  5. Firefighter fired after Charleston shooting Facebook commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A 23-year firefighter in East Texas, fired after posting a comment on Facebook about the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina , said Monday his post was taken out of context. Kurtis Cook, the former Mabank, Texas, volunteer firefighter, wrote "He needs to be praised for the good deed he has done," on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page on an article about Dylann Roof, the self-confessed shooter.

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  6. Kurtis Cook said his post was taken out of context.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The East Texas firefighter who lost his position after a Facebook comment on the Charleston shooting says the post was taken out of context. The former Mabank Volunteer Firefighter wrote, "He needs to be praised for the good deed he has done," on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page about a story on the shooting.

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  7. East Texas firefighter terminated after comment allegedly praising Charleston murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    ... objectionable. An East Texas firefighter is now experiencing this after being fired for his alleged post on Facebook. Mabank volunteer firefighter Kurtis Cook reportedly posted on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page that the confessed ...

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  8. Former TX firefighter says Facebook post about Charleston shooting was taken out of contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The East Texas firefighter who lost his position after a Facebook comment on the Charleston shooting says the post was taken out of context. The former Mabank Volunteer Firefighter wrote, "He needs to be praised for the good deed he has done," on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page about a story on the shooting.

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  9. Former Mabank firefighter says Facebook post taken out of contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    The East Texas firefighter who lost his position after a Facebook comment on the Charleston shooting says the post was taken out of context. The former Mabank Volunteer Firefighter wrote, "He needs to be praised for the good deed he has done," on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page about a story on the shooting.

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  10. Texas firefighter terminated for praising alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof in Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Kurtis Cook, a volunteer firefighter for the Mabank Fire Department, was terminated June 19, 2015, after making a Facebook comment supporting Dylann Roof, the alleged gunman in a mass shooting at a historically black church in Charleston that left nine people dead.

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  11. Texas firefighter fired after post praising alleged Charleston shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Kurtis Cook, a volunteer firefighter for the Mabank Fire Department, was terminated June 19, 2015, after making a Facebook comment supporting Dylann Roof, the alleged gunman in a mass shooting at a historically black church in Charleston that left nine people dead.

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  12. Fired TX firefighter on social media: Dylann Roof needs "praise" for his "good deed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... objectionable. An East Texas firefighter is now experiencing this after being fired for his alleged post on Facebook. Mabank volunteer firefighter Kurtis Cook reportedly posted on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page that the confessed ...

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  13. Texas firefighter loses job after praising accused Charleston gunman, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    A volunteer firefighter in East Texas has been fired after he was accused of making an online comment on a newspaper's website praising the actions of the suspect accused of killing nine people at a South Carolina church. According to KLTV Channel 9 , Kurtis Cook, a volunteer with the fire department in Mabank, Texas, is accused of posting on a South Carolina newspaper's website that Dylann Roof "needs to be praised for the good deed he has done."

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  14. TX firefighter fired after Charleston shooting postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... in response to the deadly Charleston, S.C. shooting. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1Lm00U5 MABANK, Texas - A volunteer firefighter from East Texas was terminated Friday after a post the man allegedly made in response to the ...

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  15. Texas firefighter fired for praising Dylan Roof on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | New York Daily News

    A screenshot shows Kurtis Cook's comment on a Facebook post from Thursday that ended his volunteer career at Mabank Fire Department in Texas. Former Mabank volunteer firefighter Kurtis Cook reportedly wrote that Dylann Roof "needs to be praised for the good deed he has done."

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  16. East Texas Firefighter Terminated for Facebook postingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | KTRH-AM Houston

    A volunteer firefighter in Mabank, Texas 50 miles southeast of Dallas is fired for a controversial posting on social media, in the wake of the massacre at a Charleston church. Kurtis Cook wrote on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page that Dylann Roof "needs to be praised for the good deed he has done."

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  17. East Texas firefighter fired after Charleston shooting postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... in response to the deadly Charleston, S.C. shooting. Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1MTehF8 MABANK, Texas - A volunteer firefighter from East Texas was terminated Friday after a post the man allegedly made in response to the ...

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  18. Volunteer firefighter dismissed over Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    A volunteer firefighter found out the hard way that social media is like a boomerang...what you say elsewhere can come back and bite you. Kurtis Cook has been dismissed from his volunteer position at the Mabank Fire Department and barred from the premises.

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  19. East Texas firefighter terminated after comment praising Charleston murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    ... objectionable. An East Texas firefighter is now experiencing this after being fired for his alleged post on Facebook. Mabank volunteer firefighter Kurtis Cook reportedly posted on a South Carolina newspaper's Facebook page that the confessed ...

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  20. Texas' official equestrian rodeo drill team to compete in Super Ride 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... 4, 2001." The initial group of 12 women has grown to 30. Riders, who pay a small membership fee, come from Lindale, Mabank, Grand Saline and Canton. The team provides the matching chaps, hats and shirts the riders wear during shows, parades and ...

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