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And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.

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There is discrimination of all sorts, and that includes racial discrimination. Thus, it’s somewhat foolhardy to debate the existence of racial discrimination yesteryear or today. From a policy point of view, a far more useful question to ask is: How much of the plight of many blacks can be e…

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I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.

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As we recently reported, Victoria County is not exempt from a disturbing nationwide trend. The flood of opioids into the area through a seven-year period was such that each resident would have amassed 301 pain pills. Of course, this number is an average, so while some were completely drug-fr…

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If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

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As you read this, it is likely that your member of Congress is in town. It’s part of an annual ritual that leads lawmakers back to their congressional districts in August. A time when they talk to constituents and make public appearances locally.

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And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.

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“It’s time for us to shine. VISD has been sharing some really good news lately. I feel like it’s time for us to celebrate.” This is a quote from one of our staff members when we asked, “What does ‘it’s time’ mean to you?”

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For various reasons, my graduating class has seen two milestone anniversaries sail by without a class reunion materializing.

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For the past three weeks, a broken green lawn chair has lain along U.S. 77 about three miles north of Victoria. When it first appeared along the highway, it looked as if it had fallen out of someone’s truck, but now as the grass has grown up around it, the broken chair is an unsightly piece …

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Here’s what President Donald Trump tweeted about Baltimore’s congressman and his city: “Rep. Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shouting and screaming at the great men & women of Border Patrol about conditions at the Southern Border, when actually his Baltimore district is far wors…

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And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them. And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely: Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into th…

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You’ve probably heard about Theranos – the company that deceived investors, customers and even its own employees about its supposed ground-breaking blood testing technology that turned out to be nonexistent. Silicon Valley has long been characterized as a place where “ship now, fix later” ha…

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Under the massive canopy of an oak tree, mounds of uprooted grass line the pavement of the parking lot waiting to be stuffed into garbage bags. A group of volunteers, blissfully unaware of a light rain shower under the protection of the natural umbrella of the tree, use their shovels and han…

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Three Texas Republicans have announced they won’t seek reelection in 2020, and that will probably turn out to be an incomplete roster of retirees. It couldn’t come at a better time for Democrats hoping to have a hand in redistricting the state’s congressional delegation in 2021.

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Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me. The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.

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In the 2019 Texas Legislative session, an eerie effort was put forth to extend Chapter 313 of the Texas Property Tax Code into 2032 without any review or oversight. It essentially was a bill (HB 2129) introduced that was to have the Texas Legislature circumvent the Texas Legislature. Unfortu…