The Economist | The Short-Term Outlook for the US Economy …

The US economy continues to defy the expectations of many, gaining jobs at a surprising pace given the challenges that seem to pop up constantly. Barring a major setback, we should see the

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Lindale Police Department call logs for April 5-11

FRIDAY, APRIL 5: Assault-Simple, 15300 block FM 16 West, Report; Public Service, 3200 block South Main Street, Settled at Scene; Hit and Run Crash, 1400 block South Main Street, Report; Motor

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JAIL TIME NOW POSSIBLE IF TEXAS DRIVERS DON’T “MOVE OVER OR SLOW DOWN”

    Drivers are required by Texas law to “Move Over or Slow Down” when passing roadside workers   AUSTIN – While millions of Texans commute to work on highways every week, they

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LHS boys, girls win Area track meet, advance to regionals

Lindale High School will be well represented this weekend at the Region II Track Meet at the University of North Texas in Denton after the boys and girls teams captured the Area meet this past

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Commissioner’s son restricted from entering county courtroom

Lance Phillips, son of Smith County Precinct 3 Commissioner Terry Phillips who was arrested earlier this month (April 2) for disrupting the commissioner’s meeting, was released on a $200,000 bond

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Cherokee County man pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking

An Alto man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, said Davilyn Walston, spokesperson for U.S. Attorney Damien M. Diggs. Robert Jessie Martin,

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April showers drench East Texas

If indeed “April showers bring May flowers,’’ there should be a lot of blooming going on in the next few weeks thanks to drenching rains across Lindale and East Texas this past week. According to

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Snake Alert: What To Do If Your Pet Is Bitten

Spring has sprung, but flowers may not be the only things popping up in your yard; this also is the season when snakes come out of hibernation. There are almost 3,000 different species of snakes

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County jail inmate dies

Tonya Williams, an inmate in the Smith County Jail, died at the jail shortly after 6 a.m., Sunday, April 7, said spokesman Larry Christian. A code blue – a medical emergency – was called in for

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Capital Highlights

Agencies blasted over wildfire oversight State agencies and regulators were heavily criticized at a Texas legislative hearing for failing to communicate during the deadly Panhandle wildfires, the

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The Economist | Homebuying

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently settled a major federal lawsuit. The primary issue was the compensation to buyers’ real estate agents required for homes listed on NAR’s

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