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December 20, 2014
Magnolia Banner News

Here’s a hint: have a Merry Christmas!

The hard part of Christmas is that I can’t keep a secret. It isn’t that I don’t want to keep secrets, or fail to understand that, sometimes, it is good to withhold certain information from ...

US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe, lacks effective coordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and medical treatment, congressional investigators have found.

Warriors rally to beat Oklahoma City

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.

Charitable giving is good year-round

It is a sad thought — school children going hungry over the Christmas break. Painful though it may be to contemplate, the truth is that many local kids won't have enough to eat over the holidays simply because school is no longer in session.