Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 30 2011

UT Tyler remains first in the nation

The University of Texas at Tyler debate team continues to remain the top team in national rankings after winning their final tournament for the fall 2011 semester, Dr. Martin Slann, College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. Senior economics major Alex Warren of Tyler and senior communications and political science double major Travis Smith of …

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Nov 30 2011

Donations keep kids cozy this winter

Tyler Public Library has teamed up with P.A.T.H. to help keep children and teens warm this winter, in both body and mind. On November 19 and 20, when kids receive a coat from PATH’s Coats for Kids distribution, they will also walk away with a free book from the Library. About half of the books …

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Nov 30 2011

Wildlife seminar slated

The City of Longview Animal Control will host a free educational seminar about wildlife control in the East Texas area entitled “Living with Local Wildlife.” The free seminar is open to the public and will be held from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, at the Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Dr. The purpose …

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Nov 30 2011

KC’s TRIO Program celebrates ten years

The Kilgore College TRIO program will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 30. The event is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Devall Room on the Kilgore campus. TRIO is a group of federally funded programs designed to make higher education more accessible to disadvantaged students through motivation and support. The program …

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Nov 30 2011

Texas EUC extended

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced a six-week extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act benefits (Tier IV) for unemployed Texans. The extension comes as a result of the state’s average unemployment rate reaching an estimated 8.5 percent or higher over the previous three months. The U.S. Department of Labor authorized TWC to begin …

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Nov 30 2011

Deadline nears

By Jason Alderman Reaching your 70th birthday is cause for celebration. But thanks to our quirky tax code, a potentially more important milestone arrives six months later. IRS rules say that you must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts beginning in the year you reach age 70 …

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Nov 30 2011

Finding lost money

By Jason Alderman You may not know it, but millions of Americans are owed money from long-forgotten government payments, stock sales, bank accounts and other lost accounts. When the entities holding these funds can’t find the rightful recipients, they turn over the money to individual states, which hold it in escrow until claimed. State treasuries …

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Nov 30 2011

Congratulations to Pine Tree Choir award winning students

The following Pine Tree High School students competed in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Pre-Area Choir audition Thursday, Nov. 17 at East Texas Baptist University. This event is the 2nd round of the All-State Choir contest. These students will advance to the final round of auditions in January, where they will audition against student …

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