New London

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Commentator Gary Joiner recalls the New London School Explosion in New London, Texas, 78 years ago this week.

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More than 12 East Texas churches are involved in the reopening of a women's shelter in New London, Texas. The Son Shine Light House closed more than two years ago to reorganize and gain its nonprofit status. Volunteer Diana Fordham of Henderson says the 77-bed shelter, located at a former nursing home, will reopen Aug. 24.