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  1. Researchers Say The 2020 Census Could Undercount Rural Residents In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KUT-FM Austin

    Researchers say rural towns like the nearly 6,000-person town of Rockdale, Texas are in danger of being undercounted in the 2020 Census. Watchdog groups say changes to the 2020 census could make it harder to accurately count people living in rural areas, which could ultimately lead to future funding shortfalls.

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  2. Rodeo athletes embracing social mediaRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    ... nothing but my stuff every time they open up Facebook and get sick of following me because I never shut up." The Rockdale, Texas, resident was introduced to social media when she started her personal Facebook page. She would always get a handful of ...

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  3. Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department responded to two brush firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, they were dispatched to assist the Milano Fire Department on a brush fire off of CR 338.

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  4. Trump has a plan to prop up coal, but it could have little impact on TexasRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    ... emissions and the plan does not require the state to do much of anything," Spalding said. A sign of the old Alcoa Rockdale Power Plant at the former coal-fired Sandow power plant near Rockdale, Texas, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The electric ...

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  5. Behringer, LeRoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Rite, Ben Hur Shriner and the Royal Jester #115. He is survived by his step-son, Aaron Alford and wife, Betty, of Rockdale; sister, Margaret Scroggins and husband, Joe, of Watauga; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Marek-Burns-Laywell ...

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  6. #CryptoCorner: Market Stagnates, #Ethereum Classic Supported by...Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | InvestorIdeas.com

    ... for the world." A press release yesterday indicates that bitcoin mining giant Bitmain Technologies Ltd., has chosen Rockdale, Texas as the location of its new blockchain data centre. This move means an investment by the company of over $500 million ...

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  7. Bitmain Technologies Ltd. to build new data center in RockdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Bitmain Technologies Ltd. is set to build a new data center in Rockdale bringing several jobs to people in the area. The Rockdale Municipal Development District confirmed the new center in Milam County on Monday.

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  8. Rockdale man sentenced to 12 years for sexual assaultRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | KCEN

    A Rockdale man was sentenced to 12 years confinement for sexually assaulting a woman who committed suicide about three weeks after the attack. A Milam County judge sentenced a Rockdale man previously found guilty of sexual assault to 12 years confinement Aug 3. In mid-June a Milam County Jury deliberated for less than an hour before concluding Ricky Lee Murray, 53, sexually assaulted a 30-year-old woman in her own residence while she was in a medicated state and unable to defend herself from Murray.

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  9. Bitcoin mine brings hope to small town devastated by job lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... plant before Luminant closed it earlier this year . They used to have hundreds more jobs. Now the small town of Rockdale, about an hour northeast of Austin, is hoping the days of "used to" are used up. A Chinese company plans to open a Bitcoin ...

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  10. With coal gone, this Texas town is going all in on Bitcoin miningRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Bitmain Technologies is opening cryptocurrency mining operations at the site of a former aluminum smelter outside Rockdale, according to the local newspaper Rockdale Reporter, and confirmed by a local official. The site of the bitcoin mining ...

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  11. Their coal plant is gone, the golden age is over. What's next for the people of Milam County, Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working the last 39 years in the local coal mine. He has a wife, three grown children, eight grandchildren and many other relatives in this town of 5,600.

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  12. What happens when the coal economy dies? Here's the story of one Texas town on life supportRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working the last 39 years in the local coal mine. He has a wife, three grown children, eight grandchildren and many other relatives in this town of 5,600.

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  13. Milam County jury finds Rockdale man guilty of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to District Attorney Bill Torrey, the jury deliberated in less than an hour finding 53-year-old Ricky Lee Murray guilty of sexual assault, a second-degree felony. The State showed that the 30-year-old victim was sexually assaulted by Murray in her own residence while in an unmedicated state.

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  14. Milam Co. VFD's will get portion of $831K seized from Rockdale manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KCEN

    Portions of cash seized from a Rockdale man in Milam County will go toward area Volunteer Fire Departments, according to the Milam County District Attorney's Office Monday. The Milam County Commissioners approved $19,000 in donations to the volunteer fire departments including a $5,000 donation to the Milam County Child Welfare Board from the District Attorney's Office's Forfeiture fund.

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  15. Rockdale woman inducted to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | KCEN

    ... McQuitter said. "And we went all over the country." McQuitter retired from coaching after leading her alma mater, Rockdale High School, back to the state tournament in 2015, their first trip since 1972, her junior season. Known then as Liz Galloway, ...

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  16. Rockdale NAACP awards $1,000 scholarships to four high school graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | On Common Ground News

    Thomas Brantley, president of the Rockdale NAACP , Gladys Brown , treasurer, Allene Eatman , assistant secretary, pose with scholarship recipients and parents. Photo by Glenn L. Morgan Four high school graduates from the class of 2018 were each awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Rockdale branch NAACP on June 4. The presentation was held at Antioch Baptist Church.

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  17. Rockdale woman headed to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | KCEN

    ... McQuitter said. "And we went all over the country." McQuitter retired from coaching after leading her alma mater, Rockdale High School, back to the state tournament in 2015, their first trip since 1972, her junior season. Known then as Liz Galloway, ...

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  18. Joslin to be new CISD Athletic DirectorRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | Big Spring Herald

    The CISD board of trustees approved the hire of Chris Joslin as the new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach today. For the past two years, Joslin has been the offensive assistant football coach for the Rockdale High School Tigers.

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  19. New Book by Nathan Bryan, Phd., Explains Why Nitric Oxide Is the...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Newswise

    ... you cannot be healthy and prevent the diseases of aging. Nitric oxide is the secret to anti-aging. Newswise - ROCKDALE, TX., May 14, 2018 A new book, Functional Nitric Oxide Nutrition: Dietary Strategies to Prevent and Treat Chronic Disease, ...

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  20. Reichardt, Maud LillianRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Maud Lillian ReichardtJuly 28, 1934 - April 26, 2018Mrs. Maud Lillian Reichardt, 83, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Rockdale, Texas. Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018 at Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Waco with Reverend Roy Smith officiating.

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