Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 16 2011

Report child abuse

The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) created the award-winning multi-media project, “The Little Voice – Recognizing Child Abuse and Your Duty to Report It,” to raise awareness about our statutory obligation in Texas to report child abuse. The importance cannot be stressed enough:  four children die every day from abuse, and 13,700 children are abused …

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Nov 16 2011

Tax deadline looms

By Jason Alderman Each year, roughly one-third of American households itemize deductions on their federal income taxes. If you’re among that group, there are a several important actions you need to take by year’s end in order to take full advantage of available deductions. For example, by December 31 you must pay for any uninsured …

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Nov 16 2011

AT&T supports educational programming

East Texas students will be able to reach for the stars and some may even visit them someday, thanks to a grant from the AT&T Foundation to the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. The $25,000 gift supports educational programming and headline shows at the center, which reopened in September …

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Nov 16 2011

Big corporation, tiny heart

Walmart is displaying its incredibly shriveled ethical center by whacking the already meager health care benefits that hundreds of thousands of its workers count on. By Jim Hightower How small can a giant corporation get? I don’t mean in size, but in spirit. Once again, America’s biggest commercial empire — Walmart — is displaying its …

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Nov 16 2011

Give thanks to the Lord

By James J. Jackson Thanksgiving Day brings fond memories of family gatherings, food, fun and many happy times.  The tradition of giving thanks to God for harvest goes back hundred of years, even  before the United States existed. The most famous Thanksgiving celebration took place in 1621 when the Indians and pilgrims joined together, exchanging …

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Nov 16 2011

Newt for President?

By Jan Shedd Bag 1 Freddie Mac is one of the wildly corrupt government-subsidized lenders responsible for igniting our current economic woes.  In 2004, President (GW) Bush correctly diagnosed its problem as a serious lack of oversight, and tried to pass some reforms.  The Democrats in Congress blocked it (naturally). In 2006, John McCain warned …

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Nov 16 2011

Pennsylvania’s shame

By Diane Dimond Imagine an 11 year old boy from an underprivileged family who gets help from a local charity called The Second Mile so he can spend time with members of the exalted Penn State University football team. This little boy is ushered onto campus and is introduced around by one of the team’s …

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Nov 16 2011

Giving thanks, giving back

Dr. Bill Taylor, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology– Longview Cancer Center and Debbie Henderson, business owner and volunteer at the Clinic

This Thanksgiving, Texas Oncology–Longview and Texas Oncology–Tyler are commemorating Texas Oncology’s 25th anniversary by thanking their patients for trusting them with the most precious gift of all – their health. In doing so, Texas Oncology is rolling out a series of activities during the holiday season to give back to its patients and those that …

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