Monthly Archive: June 2011

Jun 29 2011

Mayor’s monthly FitWalk July 2

As part of the FitCity Challenge, the community-wide campaign to promote healthy, fitter lifestyles for Tyler residents, Mayor Barbara Bass will hold the next Monthly FitWalk at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 2 at Rose Rudman Trail. The group will meet at the Red Cross Building and walk the portion of the trail between Reick …

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Jun 29 2011

Two-Artist exhibit opens

“Connections,” a multi-media, two-person exhibit, will open Thursday at Gallery Main Street. The exhibit will be debuted with a reception on Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Gallery, 110 W. Erwin. The collaborative effort of artists Abhidnya Ghuge and Briana Sutton, “Connections” will present multi-dimensional and multi-media works of art. “This exhibit will …

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Jun 29 2011

Nationwide recognition earned… again

The Tyler Independent School District (TISD) Foundation has won its second straight annual Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA.) The foundation’s winning entry, “Education Foundations: Fulfilling the Need for Sophisticated Training” featured presentation material from the foundation’s Executive Director Larry Goddard.  A panel of nationwide judges, well-versed in public relations, …

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Jun 29 2011

Good Shepherd earns new acclaim

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is at the top of the American Heart Association’s list of fit-friendly companies.  Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Banos explained what motivated his facility to work hard enough to earn this recognition. “With the nation’s rise in obesity and the escalating cost of health care, one of Good …

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Jun 29 2011

One Montana County’s Medicare-for-all coverage

By Kay Tillow Back when he presided over the Senate’s health care reform debate, Max Baucus, chairman of the all-powerful Senate Finance Committee, had said everything was on the table — except for single-payer universal health care. When doctors, nurses, and others rose in his hearing to insist that single payer be included in the …

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Jun 29 2011

Three strikes against Apple

By Peter Certo In college, I considered my Apple laptop a faithful, effective, and occasionally even fun machine. A year past graduation, this constant companion to late nights spent studying, working, or wasting time has aged into a decrepit device. Like the old Windows hourglass, its colorful pinwheel cursor consistently heralds interminable delays. Similarly, my …

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Jun 29 2011

Atheists say the nastiest things

By Gary Hardaway I’ve just written an e-book with the above title, taking some atheists to task for their really bad manners. Almost all of those cited are intellectuals, most dead – like Darwin, Marx, Freud, and John Dewey – but a few still alive, like Christopher Hitchens, author of the nasty attack on believers: …

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Jun 21 2011

End hunger in Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The fight to end hunger in the Lone Star State begins in our homes and communities, which is why I’m proud to partner with NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and leaders across the state who have accepted my annual Mayors Challenge. This important collaborative initiative, which is being …

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