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Borderline with Gary Borders

Friday at 7:45 a.m.

Each week Gary offers a variety of observations and personal experience in a highly engaging commentary from East Texas. Join us for Borderline with Gary Borders in his new time slot, Fridays at 7:45 a.m.

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7:35am

Fri August 15, 2014
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Gary Borders: Once upon a time, there was a pica pole

Newspaperman Gary Borders just can't part with his trusty pica pole. It serves him well as publisher of the Mt. Pleasant Daily Tribune.
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Newspaperman Gary Borders has compiled a list of things that were once essential to producing a newspaper, but the computer came along and made them all obsolete. These relics -- like the circular slide rule -- still linger in the back of desk drawers or are stashed away in storage closets that were once darkrooms.

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7:35am

Fri August 8, 2014
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Gary Borders: Courthouse restoration is a labor of love for Long Islander

The Franklin County Courthouse in Mt. Vernon, Texas, is being carefully restored to its 1912 grandeur.
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Commentator Gary Borders visits the Franklin County Courthouse and finds the 102-year-old structure is being brought back to life by a true craftsman.

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7:35am

Fri August 1, 2014
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Gary Borders: Home Grown Tomatoes

Commentator Gary Borders may just make your mouth water as he shares his joy over Home Grown Tomatoes this week.

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7:35am

Fri July 25, 2014
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Gary Borders: Happy Birthday Goose

Commentator Gary Borders celebrates his Daughter's Birthday and explains the origins of a somewhat unusual nickname.

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7:35am

Fri July 18, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Enduring Summers behind the Piney Curtain

As the dogs days of summer unwind before us, commentator Gary Borders remembers back to his child hood in New Hampshire, being transplanted to Texas, and his first Summer Hike in the heat of deep east texas .... behind the Pine curtain.

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