Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 21 2012

Uncover the mystery of product dating

By Mary Hunt Pop quiz: You pull a chicken from the fridge to fix for dinner and notice that yesterday was the “Sell By” date. You should: a. Throw it away. b. Cook it to an internal temperature of 195F. minimum to kill the salmonella. c. Relax. FDA regulations required this chicken be sold before …

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Feb 21 2012

Rising from the ashes

By Todd Staples Texas Agriculture Commissioner   As Texas ranchers struggle to restore approximately 6,200 miles of fences lost to historic wildfires, The Texas Department of Agriculture is leading a statewide effort to help ranchers rebuild. Since August 2011, Texas ranchers have received $70,000 in assistance through the Texas Department of Agriculture’s State of Texas …

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Feb 21 2012

Can your family afford college?

By Jason Alderman I’m a firm believer that the more knowledge you acquire, the richer your life will be. But as college tuition and fees continue to skyrocket, students and parents increasingly are asking, “Is a degree really worth the cost?” For many people it certainly is: On average, college graduates earn $550,000 more than …

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Feb 21 2012

The fight over reproductive rights

Liberals aren’t trying to make anyone use birth control. By Donald Kaul The air is still thick with outrage over President Barack Obama’s attempt to require all employers to provide insurance coverage for people who desire (or need) birth control. Catholic bishops and their fellow travelers exploded in righteous indignation over a proposal that would …

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Feb 21 2012

Go deport yourself

Romney’s “self-deportation” policy is no joke. By Raul A. Reyes I bet Mitt Romney has a sweatshirt that says I (heart) Florida. His victory in the Sunshine State revitalized his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Florida also gave him an opportunity to explain his immigration policy. Asked how he would deal with undocumented immigrants, …

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Feb 14 2012

Dancers ‘On Pointe’

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Longview Ballet Theater (LBT) Artistic Director Pat George Mitchell has announced coming try-outs for young locals who are serious about ballet.  Students aged 12-17 who already have a minimum of three years study are being invited to a two-hour company level class where they will be evaluated on their technique, musicality, physicality, attitude and ability …

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Feb 14 2012

Souper Bowl Challenge a huge success

Tyler ISD schools are helping the community by donating more than 4,000 cans of soup to the less fortunate. The canned soup drive, called the “Souper Bowl Challenge,” is an annual event hosted by People Attempting to Help, or PATH. PATH is an organization that provides programs to the economically disadvantaged in Smith County. Last …

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Feb 14 2012

Clean the Creek event to be held

The City of Tyler and the Code Enforcement Association of Texas (CEAT) are teaming up to Clean The Creek on Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m. The cleanup effort will be focused upon a half-mile section adjacent to West Mud Creek, east of Donnybrook between Reick and Grande Roads. “The annual CEAT conference is being held …

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