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Still time for giving

With just over two weeks to go before Christmas, trees are beginning to be populated with festively wrapped gifts of every size and shape, as we count down.That same anticipation around the holiday hits many people differently, though, as they … more

Thanks through giving

How often in your life have you considered fresh vegetables or apples to be a treat added to your diet? When locals in need show up at Hill Country Community Ministries for groceries, those are the kinds of things that bring smiles and feelings … more

Go vote

When the polls opened before dawn on Oct. 24, a mother stood in line outside the Cedar Park Public Library to cast her ballot. She had a young baby, probably not yet a year old, strapped to her chest, and a little girl in hand who was still wearing … more

Can we dictate the Constitution?

Maine Governor Paul LePage, known for his tirades and outlandish comments, has struck again, this time implying that Donald Trump could “show some authoritarian power in our country and bring back the rule of law.”Has an elected official ever … more

Last chance to register

The deadline to register to vote in this November’s historic election is Tuesday, but there is still time if you have waited until the last minute.Whether you are focused on the presidential election, or feel the Leander ISD Board of Trustees … more

More cowbell

Christopher Walken famously asked for “more cowbell” on Saturday Night Live and the Artie Henry Middle School band delivered Monday night.The Henry band was one of 15 middle and high school bands and color guards that wowed the crowd at the … more

March on over

Monday night will have all the fanfare of a Friday night at Bible Stadium when Leander ISD marching bands take the field to show off their skills for the community.Whether there’s a little nostalgia deep down for the excitement of a marching band … more

Don’t be left out

After what seems like a lifetime of campaigning, debates and lobbying for donations, the 2016 general election is now less than 60 days away.For those not registered to vote, there is less than a month left to make sure you are set to participate in … more

Join NNO festivities

How many names and faces do you recognize among the men and women that protect our communities?Whether they are police officers, firefighters or emergency medical technicians, we rely on their unwavering service every day to keep us safe. But they … more

Celebrate our parks

One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that established the U.S. National Park Service.A century and 410 sites later, the United States boasts a shining example of how to protect natural treasures and sites of historic … more

Prescription for disaster

As costs surrounding healthcare in the United States continue to rise, Americans see example after example of how problematic the for-profit model has become.The latest high-profile examples have come from the pharmaceutical world, including … more
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