Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 31 2011

Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

By Jason Alderman We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior. The same advice may be appropriate for grandma and grandpa as well. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of new Internet users, as they’ve discovered email, online shopping and banking, social networking, traveling …

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May 31 2011

Far from home, but not lost

By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Ten years ago, a group of 130 young men arrived in Dallas after a nearly impossible journey that included thousands of miles walking through jungles and desert and years living in refugee camps with minimal rations. These were the “Lost Boys of Sudan.” When the Second Sudanese Civil War broke …

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May 31 2011

Tax advice for newlyweds

It may not be high on the list of wedding plan activities, but there are a few, simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting newly-wedded bliss, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “With the spring wedding season in full swing, new couples may want to review their changing tax situation,” said Clay …

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May 31 2011

Longview slates ‘Splash Day’ and events

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled Splash Day events offering free admission at Longview Swim Center and Ingram Pool. Longview Swim Center, 1111 W. Fairmont St., will open for the summer with a free admission Splash Day from Noon – 8 p.m., Saturday, June 4. …

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May 31 2011

LRMC nurse wins top honors

The management of Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) never expected the high number of nominations for this year’s Patient Choice Award. This recognition goes to the nurse with the highest number of votes for compassion, competence and quality care.  Held during National Nurses’ Week, this year’s voting went to Sherry Benson.  Part of the Emergency …

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May 31 2011

AlleyFest slated

The City of Longview has announced temporary street closures in the downtown area during the annual AlleyFest event June 3 – 5  downtown Longview. Streets closed from 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 1 until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 5 are Fredonia Street from Cotton Street to Tyler Street. Streets closed from 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 2 …

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May 31 2011

ETMC offering online mammogram scheduling

ETMC is the first hospital system in East Texas to offer complete, online mammogram scheduling, available on our website at www.etmc.org. “Online registration for digital mammography at ETMC will add convenience for East Texas women,” according to Regina Davis, director of the breast care center. “Women will be able to schedule their annual appointment at …

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May 31 2011

UTT to commence religious studies program

University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) Interim Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Donna Dickerson has announced the university will be offering bachelor of arts training for religious studies beginning in the fall 2011 semester.  The curriculum will be made up of newly created religion courses along with more traditional studies in philosophy, anthropology, …

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