Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 23 2012

Afghanistan’s Poppy War

International efforts to stamp out opium production are failing. By Jim Hightower For a symbol of how America’s decade-long war is going in faraway Afghanistan, look at the beautiful fields of red poppies flowering so bountifully there. Unfortunately, that bounty symbolizes the failure of an ambitious Western initiative against Taliban forces. Poppies are the raw …

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Jan 23 2012

A Zero on the Home Front’s Richter Scale

The end of the Iraq War was accompanied by the sound of one hand clapping. By Donald Kaul Among the strange things that happened last year — and there were many — perhaps the strangest was the end of the Iraq War. Did you notice it? I wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t. It hardly …

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Jan 23 2012

Tax strategies in a tough economy

By Jason Alderman For most of us, income tax calculations don’t change much from year to year. But thanks to the roller coaster economy of the past few years, many people have undergone major life changes that can have a significant impact – good or bad – on their taxable income and how they should …

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Jan 23 2012

Do You Need More Financial Advice as You Get Older?

  Ask Carrie by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz Dear Carrie: We are getting older and need help managing our investments. What do you suggest for people in our circumstances? —A Reader Dear Reader: You’re wise to be asking this now because, as much as we don’t like to think about it, the older we get the more …

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Jan 23 2012

Juan Williams, “Say what?”

By Gary Hardaway During the January 16th Republican debate, Fox News panelist Juan Williams issued this challenge to Newt Gingrich. “You recently said black Americans should demand jobs, not food stamps. You also said poor kids lack a strong work ethic and proposed having them work as janitors in their schools. Can’t you see that …

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Jan 19 2012

Hudson Pep accepting applications

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Applications are being accepted at Hudson PEP Elementary School for the 2012-13 school year. Hudson PEP is a district-wide school in Longview ISD for students who perform in the average to above average range in grades 1-5. The goal of Hudson PEP is to develop the whole child – academically, socially, creatively, physically and morally. …

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Jan 19 2012

Point In Time survey slated

The annual Point-in-Time Survey will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012. The survey is conducted across the nation as a way to gather information on the number of people experiencing homelessness at that particular point in time. The NET is a group of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocates who address the needs of the …

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Jan 19 2012

Pool League donates funds to local charity

The East Texas Pool League consists of men and women pool teams from Longview, Kilgore, Tyler and other East Texas towns. The League has played competitively for over 10 plus years on a monthly basis according to Winsell Coleman, tournament director. Most importantly, the League periodically donate funds to charities in the community. This year …

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