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 March 21, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: My fake UFO photos led to a journalism career

An innocent science project helped define a career trajectory for commentator Gary Borders, proving there is life beyond the tri-fold display board. At age 15, Borders landed a side gig at the Longview News-Journal, thanks to his artful approach to faking UFO photos that he shot in his backyard.

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7:35am

Fri March 14, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: A one and only he is not, at least in the cyber world

Commentator Gary Borders takes identity theft very seriously. But he simply can’t help that he becomes president Borders now and again, thanks to someone else who shares his name and the slip of a keystroke.

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7:35am

Fri March 7, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Late folk music legend Pete Seeger made each day matter

Singer/songwriter/activist Pete Seeger, who died in January at age 94, recently was awarded the first Woody Guthrie Prize. Commentator Gary Borders appreciated Seeger’s music, but he most admired Seeger’s inability to turn a blind eye on the politics of the day.

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Fri February 28, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Late San Augustine newspaperman kept tabs on his Texas soil

Sam Malone broadcasts from behind the mic in 1988 on Texas history and goings-on in San Augustine.
Credit Gary Borders

Just ahead of Texas Independence Day, commentator Gary Borders introduces us to history buff and renegade newspaperman Sam Malone, who edited The Rambler in San Augustine. The Rambler ended its run in 1988. Today, The Sabine County Reporter and Rambler continues weekly circulation. It's published in neighboring Hemphill, Texas.

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Fri January 31, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Self-service dog washes make sense

Rosie (left) and Sam naturally prefer to loaf on the couch.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders likes to keep a tidy house, and well-groomed dogs are part of that expectation. But Rosie and Sam would prefer to back off from their new bathing regimen.

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