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Copperas Cove High School students carve pumpkins

Copperas Cove High School students carve pumpkins

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Copperas Cove — The high school had a two-day activity day to give students the opportunity to learn more about after-school clubs and groups.

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Tension high in the DMZ between North, South Korea

Tension high in the DMZ between North, South Korea

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Rose L. Thayer is traveling with two 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division battalions in Korea as they transfer authority as the combi…

Copperas Cove High School students carve pumpkins

Copperas Cove High School students carve pumpkins

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Copperas Cove — The high school had a two-day activity day to give students the opportunity to learn more about after-school clubs and groups.

Small rises in benefits for Social Security recipients, disabled vets, federal retirees

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WASHINGTON — Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight y…

Sports

Graham: Eagles remain ‘upbeat’

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The Salado Eagles have a bye this week. 

Jacobsen leads Heights boys to 2nd straight district championship

Jacobsen leads Heights boys to 2nd straight district championship

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It was not a perfect performance, but Harker Heights had an ideal ending. 

Ellison girls return to hardwood with lofty goals

Ellison girls return to hardwood with lofty goals

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Bri’anna Gray paused and held up three fingers while teammate Jordanna Porter held up the same three fingers and waited intently for her to ra…

Columnists

Soldiers of Real Estate top TCBA standings

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The Traveling Classic Bowling Association saw competition at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, and upon completion the standings in District 1 have Soldi…

From beginning to end, ‘Being Mortal’ makes you think

From beginning to end, ‘Being Mortal’ makes you think

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Last night’s dessert was spectacular.

Educate yourself on zebra mussels

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Over the years, I’ve shared pleas to plant Texas natives for their benefits to local natural habitats and to remove invasive plant species, th…

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Editorials / Letters to the Editor

Belton ISD right to be cautious in Ebola response

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All it took was a single plane ride to bring the Ebola scare to Central Texas.

Reader: Comprehensive, nationwide program needed to deal with Ebola

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Kempner reader welcomes court’s reinstatement of Texas voter ID law

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To the Editor:

Briefs

Parade entries sought for Veterans Day Parade

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COPPERAS COVE — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 will host the annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 8.

Concert to benefit Fort Hood Memorial

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A concert with proceeds going to the construction of the Fort Hood Memorial is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Schoepf’s Bar-B-Que in Belton.

Kempner plans fall celebration

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Kempner’s second annual Fall Festival is from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 190 in Kempner. There will…

Business

Watchdog: many countries fall short on bribe rules

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BERLIN (AP) — An anti-corruption watchdog says that several of the Group of 20 global economic powers are making little or no effort to enforc…

Tech talent: Many firms cast a wide, and virtual, net for employees

Tech talent: Many firms cast a wide, and virtual, net for employees

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WASHINGTON — At cybersecurity software start-up Invincea, some of the developers building the company’s key products never enter its Fairfax, …

Cracking the code: Tech world awaits a breakthrough for Apple TV

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CUPERTINO, Calif. — Ever curious about what the next chapter holds for Apple, some in the tech world are predicting a plot twist: a breakthrou…

Multimedia

play BOSS in Korea

BOSS in Korea

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Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is active at Camp Stanley, Korea, with soldiers working Sunday to pick up trash.

Living

Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-free

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LONDON (AP) — British guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live.

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

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ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous…

First responders in area say they are prepared if Ebola calls come

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Killeen, Harker Heights and Copperas Cove emergency response teams regularly train for potential exposure to viral diseases such as Ebola; how…

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Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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Tourists at an observation post in the Joint Security Area look toward North Korea on Wednesday.

U.S. Korean War Memorial

U.S. Korean War Memorial

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The U.S. Korean War Memorial in Imjingak, Korea is seen Wednesday.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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South Korean guards face the North Korea border on Wednesday. Two blue United Nations buildings sit on the boundary. The left one serves as a space for talks between the two countries.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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International media take photos at the border between North and South Korea.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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A South Korean soldier stands guard Wednesday at the country’s border with North Korea. The area seen is known as the Joint Security Area.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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This United Nations building, seen Wednesday, serves as a neutral space for talks and meetings between South and North Korean officials. Both countries also use the space on tours of the borderline.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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The Bridge of No Return is seen from the base of Checkpoint 3 at the border of South and North Korea. The blue building, Checkpoint 4, is near to the location of the 1976 axe murder of two American officers.

Korean DMZ

Korean DMZ

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The North Korean village, Gijung-dong, population 300, is seen Wednesday from South Korea’s Checkpoint 3. The villages flag is 106 meters tall, and the flag itself weighs 600 pounds.

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