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Nolanville 5th-grader a semifinalist for Military Child of the Year

Resiliency is often used to describe service members in the Army, but it could also be used for their children as well.

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Killeen teacher pens ‘Little Soldier’ to share story
Posted: January 28, 2015

Culled from the poignantly familiar emotions of a military family’s deployment separation, a Killeen schoolteacher published a children’s book called “Little Soldier.”

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Soldiers help Cedar Valley Elementary recognize student leader
Posted: January 28, 2015

KILLEEN — Cedar Valley Elementary School and its Fort Hood Adopt-A-School unit recognized top student leaders during the school’s regular academic awards ceremony.

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Navy veteran had ‘instrumental’ role in World War II
Posted: January 28, 2015

TEMPLE — Azmon “Tom” Dunham, with a humorous gleam in his eye, tells people that his service in a U.S. Navy band stationed in Trinidad during World War II was “instrumental” to the war effort.

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Missed milestones a worthy sacrifice for Africa mission
Posted: January 28, 2015

PAYNESVILLE, Liberia — When Lt. Col. Robert Kimmel and his wife, Beth Kimmel, began the adoption process more than a year ago, they expected to welcome a new daughter into their family together. And when he was recently promoted, Kimmel originally thought he would celebrate with his tight-knit family. Instead, Kimmel is separated from his family during these personal and professional milestones because he is deployed in support of Operation United Assistance in Liberia. But it’s a sacrifice he is glad to make.

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Central Texas College will push legislators for changes to help troops, vets
Posted: January 28, 2015

Central Texas College serves a unique set of students, and college officials have specific issues they would like Texas’ representatives to address during this year’s legislative session, as well as several issues for federal representatives.

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Set yourself up for financial success with these money must-dos
Posted: January 28, 2015

Sometimes it’s difficult to set ourselves up for success — even when we know what’s in our long-term best interest.

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First-time homebuyers in debt shouldn’t give up on dream
Posted: January 28, 2015

The U.S. housing market has seen slow but steady improvement in recent years, but with prime conditions in place for buyers, you would think we’d be doing better by now.

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Soft pretzels a tasty treat, with a twist
Posted: January 28, 2015

One reason why people bake at home is that they don’t need their baked goods to look like they emerged from a production line. Or they have made their peace with inconsistency, considering it a charming trait.

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