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Dr. Eric Gruver, director of the "War & Memory" project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, says many Northeast Texas veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War have shared the memory of their experience for the oral-history endeavor.

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Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti discusses a mini-housing boom in Commerce, and plans for new music-oriented enterprise that will be located in the old A.L. Day Elementary School building on the east side of Commerce.  Information here on Tipitina's.

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Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says the state legislature has changed the "cottage-food" law pertaining to food prepared in the home for sale on the market.  The new law reduces restrictions in some ways, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also potentially creating some risk for consumers, Cole tells KETR's "Blacklands Cafe."

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On Saturday, September 28, 2013, Texas A&M University-Commerce unveiled the portrait of Ivory Moore, Sr., now showcased on the second floor of the McDowell Administration Building.

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The Vice President of Business and Administration at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Bob Brown, hosts a regular book club for University faculty, staff and students.  The current book they're studying is "Daring Greatly" by Dr. Brene Brown, currently #21 on amazon.com.

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The 23rd-ranked Midwestern State Mustangs escaped with a 30-24 win over Texas A&M University-Commerce at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 28.

That’s right, escaped. An A&M-Commerce onside kick attempt in the waning minutes tumbled into the hands of a Midwestern defender, ensuring victory for the visitors. Only then was the outcome decided. Considering how the Lions had played in the fourth quarter, it’s a safe bet the Mustangs were more than a little relieved.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor (and interim dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship) Dr. Dale Funderburk visits with us on the debt ceiling, quantitative easing and other factors affecting the U.S. economy.

University to host 'Banned Books Week' event

Sep 24, 2013
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Multimedia journalist Liana Lopez is coming to Northeast Texas on Sept. 25 to speak as part of a combined observance of Hispanic Heritage Month and Banned Books Week.

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A&M-Commerce Training and Development instructor Rick Miller discusses a bold new vision for the cell phone.

West Texas A&M rumbles past Lions, 62-28

Sep 23, 2013
"Old E.T." and "W.T." will line up against one another once again. The Lions are 16-14 in the series with the Buffaloes.
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A&M-Commerce made 25th-ranked West Texas A&M take notice on the opening play of the game, but the Buffs wore down the Lions in the second half as A&M-Commerce dropped a 62-28 decision at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium in Canyon. 

Lions shock Delta State, 45-37

Sep 13, 2013
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When A&M-Commerce head coach Colby Carthel was hired back in January, he alluded to the idea that the Lions were a sleeping giant just waiting to be awoken.

Mark Haslett

The Lions didn’t just win. They sent the Lobos yelping back to West Texas like scalded pups.

Lions head football coach Colby Carthel.
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College football is back in Northeast Texas – and the A&M-Commerce Lions will be kicking off the 2013 season Saturday at 6 p.m. with a home game against Sul Ross State University.

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Observers of East Texas State/A&M-Commerce football over the past 20 years or so can be excused for not appreciating the rich tradition of the program – a lot of losing seasons, no playoff appearances, let alone post-season victories.  But it was not always thus.

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The ability to build new academic buildings using Tuition Revenue Bonds, widely seen as a done deal by local lawmakers, didn't happen in the regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature. Or in the special session that followed. Or the second one. Or the third.

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Texas A&M-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel has stated his intention to start former Sulphur Springs High School standout Tyrik Rollison at quarterback against Sul Ross State on Sept. 7.

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"We've really set as our goal to be the University that cares," says Dr. Mary Hendrix, Vice President for Student Access and Success at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce is now the official holder of two Guinness World Record titles, both received by the Climbing Society.

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The new turf at Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Memorial Stadium has a logo that stretches from 25-yard line to 25-yard line. The reaction has spread even further.

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Many African-American soldiers who wanted combat duty in World War II were denied that role. But the role they were given proved invaluable.

The Legislature will see a special session if it  doesn’t pass a state budget by May 29.
Texas Legislative Council

Last month, Dr. Jones discussed with our audience the fact that while the Texas legislature had failed to pass bills that would allow state universities to construct new academic buildings, there was a chance that the first special session would finalize the deal. It did not.

Ralph Hall donates papers to University

Jul 3, 2013
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Congressman Ralph Hall finalized the donation of his personal papers and memorabilia to Texas A&M University-Commerce today in a signing ceremony with President Dan R. Jones at the A&M-Commerce at Rockwall facility. 

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88.9 KETR is proud to announce a top-notch addition to the weekend programming lineup.

East Texas War and Memory Project / Texas A&M University-Commerce

In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, KETR presents an interview with an African-American veteran: Fannin Garrett of Emory, Texas.

Seguin native assumes AVP/Dean's role

Mar 18, 2013
Texas A&M University-Commerce's Affordable Baccalaureate program is the first competency-based bachelor-level degree from a public institution in Texas.
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John Kaulfus is the new Assistant Vice President and Dean of Campus Life and Student Development at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Staff affected by the change will learn details of the transition at a meeting March 6.

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A videographer captured some amusing fan footage from the Texas A&M University-Commerce home basketball games Feb. 27.

A&M-Commerce answers Perry's challenge

Feb 23, 2013
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Commerce, TX – Governor Rick Perry, in his recent State of the State address,  recognized Texas A&M University-Commerce and President Dan R. Jones for pioneering efforts to create a Bachelor’s degree costing approximately $10,000—significantly less than most undergraduate degrees.

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Rosalie Turner, author of historical fiction set in 1960s Birmingham, Ala., is in Commerce this week.

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Navarro College in Corsicana, host to the A&M-Commerce Navarro Partnership, is closed Thursday because of a bomb threat.

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