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7:35am

Tue August 19, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: Why Texas takes pride in its lone stars

Commentator Gary Joiner explains the history of the Bonnie Blue, one of the original Texas flags.

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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.
Credit Gary Borders

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

Thu August 14, 2014
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What Was I Thinking for August 14, 2014

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain tips his hat to traffic circles and the right-on-red laws of the U.S. 

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7:35am

Tue August 12, 2014
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History Matters: Economic and political lessons lurk in ghost towns

Credit Robin Cole-Jett / Red River Historian

LSU Shreveport history professor Gary Joiner examines ghosts of the past -- the crumbling brick and mortar type -- in this installment of History Matters.

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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.
Credit Gary Borders

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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