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Archive for April 2019

Prescription Drug Pricing: Safety of Savings? Why not BOTH?

Despite the ever-growing partisan divide, an olive branch extends across both sides of the aisle with the unifying initiative to address prescription drug pricing. While everyday American’s pocketbook peril at their local pharmacy is rarely publicized, the price gouging of the EpiPen and other specialty drugs make national headlines as profit margins soar up to…

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Tom South

Abilene – Thomas Robert South was born on November 15, 1944 in Santa Anna, Texas to Tom and Corinne South. Tom graduated from Big Spring High School in 1963. After graduation, he attended Texas A & M University and graduated from Texas Tech University. On September 1, 1967, he married Jan Stroup. Tom and Jan…

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Happy State Bank presents Taste of Abilene

Rotary Club of Abilene hosts annual all-you-can-eat extravaganza ABILENE, TX – Eat, drink and be merry at this year’s Taste of Abilene. Presented by Happy State Bank and hosted by the Rotary Club of Abilene, Taste of Abilene will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Abilene Convention Center. This…

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We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball

David Dean•Wed, May 18, 2011 LUBBOCK, TX-The Museum of TTU is pleased to present the exhibition, We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, original paintings by Kadir Nelson, on view June 5 through July 31, 2011, in the Balcony Gallery of the Museum, located at 3301 4th Street and Indiana Avenue, where…

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The Brief: State Shifts Strategy On Therapy Services Cuts

by John Reynolds, Madlin Mekelburg and Eleanor Dearman The Big ConversationIt’s looking now like the state might not fully implement $100 million in cuts over two years to therapists providing services to children in the Medicaid program.In a letter Thursday to Senate leaders, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Chris Traylor wrote that he interpreted…

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Brother’s Keeper

You were there. Now it’s a movie and you’re watching it happen again, but from someone else’s viewpoint on it. That’s what happened to about 2,000 people Saturday night. Brother’s Keeper had its World premiere in Abilene at the Civic Center Saturday night. First was a red carpet walk and photographs under the Abilene Eagle.…

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Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup

Snakes, snakes, and more snakes is the theme of The Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup. There were displays of rattles and heads encased in Plastics to use on your desk. There were lots and lots of headbands and even one place that had a pair of rattlesnake skin boots. Then there were all of the people looking…

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