Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 27 2012

‘Ricky Nelson Remembered’ on stage this Friday

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show all in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him, and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Nelson’s life and music touched …

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Mar 27 2012

State unemployment rate fall results in changes to unemployment benefits

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that because the state’s improving unemployment rate has fallen below the federal law standard for eligibility for a High Unemployment Period (HUP), TWC will begin paying extended benefits at a new maximum rate of 13 weeks beginning April 8, 2012. This change is the result of Texas’ total …

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Mar 27 2012

Highest cash jackpot

Mega Millions® jackpot climbs to $363 million with a cash value of $254.8 million Texans have the opportunity to win big by participating in the drawing for Tuesday night’s estimated $363 million Mega Millions® jackpot. If one ticket matches all six numbers in Tuesday’s drawing, the holder of that ticket can choose between receiving the …

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Mar 27 2012

Clinging to the cross

By Greg Asimakoupoulos Like most pastors, my father had a fascination with the cross. He loved hymns that celebrated the mystery of Good Friday. His study at church had more than a few books on the atonement. Unlike many of his Evangelical colleagues, the wall over his desk boasted a crucifix. Even when my dad …

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Mar 27 2012

Mitt Romney and Mike Dukakis

By Susan Estrich I’ve been waiting for it: the inevitable comparisons between the Massachusetts governor who ran for president (with my help) in 1988 and the former Massachusetts governor on his way to being the 2012 Republican nominee. Now, I’ll admit that there is almost certainly something in the water in my old home state …

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Mar 27 2012

Can you hear me now?

By Will E. Sanders There was this ad the other day that claimed the new Droid cell phone has a Kevlar back plate. Kevlar, as in the stuff a bullet-proof vest is made of. I guess that’s great if you are always getting shot at close range. The screen of this new phone is made …

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Mar 27 2012

Shaking the salt habit

By Caty Millburg-Nutrition Expert             Salt has become a dirty word for many individuals recently, but how much do we really know about why sodium and salt have such a negative connotation?  Although many American diets consist of excess sodium intake, there is in fact a certain amount that our bodies need, and there is …

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Mar 20 2012

New CEO named

Left to right: Justin Waite, Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Services; Eric Niemeyer, Chief Financial Officer; Carl Walters II, Chief Executive Officer;   Dr. John Kirk, Chief Medical Officer;   Hope Echols, Human Resource Director; and Aliceson Pinkerton, Chief Operating Officer, Social Services.

Longview’s Wellness Pointe has hired a new Chief Executive Officer. Carl I. Walters II took over his new post March 12, 2012.  As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Wellness Pointe supplies integrated and comprehensive Family Practice, OB/GYN (delivery included,) Dental, WIC, Mental Health, Pediatric, Family Planning and various Social Services for patients in the …

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