Borderline with Gary Borders

Friday at 7:35 a.m.

Each week Gary will offer up a variety of observations and personal experience is a highly engaging commentary from East Texas.

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Fri May 2, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Former defense chief is rare breed of public servant

Commentator Gary Borders compiles his thoughts on his most recent reading selection, the memoir of former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, with tie-ins to Texas.

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7:35am

Fri April 25, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: A small town's tragedy remains a vivid childhood memory

The bells tolled at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on a tragic day in 1964 in Allenstown, N.H.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Commentator Gary Borders remembers a tragedy that struck his tiny New Hampshire town a half century ago. Eight-year-old Borders was frightened and home alone. 

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7:35am

Fri April 18, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Political pundits could liven up their digs with help from 1800s newspaperman

Commentator Gary Borders shares some 19th century insults to spice up your vocabulary. It will leave some frothy gasconader at a loss for a comeback.

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7:35am

Fri April 4, 2014
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Gary Borders: Words and stories sketch a portrait of home

Commentator Gary Borders longs for some originality on the streets of America. So he’s turned to language.  What you say and do may tell a lot about where you call home.

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7:35am

Fri March 28, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Cocoa Beach spring break meant a special walk down the pier

Commentator Gary Borders spent spring break in Cocoa Beach, Fla. There, against a backdrop of sand and surf, he was the father of the bride, a rite of passage he put into words.

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