Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 20 2012

Tax amnesty through June 17

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced the opportunity for businesses to clear up their tax records without any penalty. The state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period is set for June 12 through August 17, 2012. “The amnesty is a chance for businesses to set their tax records straight and save money by not having to …

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Mar 20 2012

Syria’s Systematic Torture

Concerted action by the international community appears to be the only recourse By Sanjeev Bery Harrowing eyewitness reports of a brutal massacre of civilians have been trickling out of the opposition stronghold of Idlib following a massive assault by Syrian government forces in the city of Homs. The graphic images and videos posted online by …

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Mar 20 2012

Consumers Need to Know about Those Newfangled Ingredients

Between 70 and 80 percent of the processed foods Americans eat contain genetically modified ingredients. By Andrew Korfhage Do you care what’s in the food you eat? A quick look at the labels on the products lining your supermarket shelves suggests that most of us do. Many products already bear labels proclaiming the number of …

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Mar 20 2012

Reaping the harvest of bad seed

By Gregory J. Rummo As a then 56-year old, I was given pause for thought when 56-year old Apple CEO Steve Jobs died from pancreatic cancer. And more recently, on my 57th birthday, when 57-year old Hall of Famer and former New York Mets catcher Gary Carter died from brain cancer.   It is often …

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Mar 20 2012

The role of vitamins

By Caty Millburg, Nutrition Expert We are all aware that we need vitamins in order to maintain a healthy body, but what are vitamins and where can we get them in our food?  Vitamins are natural chemical structures found in a wide array of food that help the body perform normal metabolic functions such as …

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Mar 15 2012

New CEO debuts at Wellness Pointe

The Wellness Pointe Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Carl I. Walters II. will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer of Wellness Pointe on March 12, 2012.  Wellness Pointe is a Federally Qualified Health system providing integrated and comprehensive Family Practice, OB/GYN (with delivery), Dental, WIC, Mental Health, Pediatric, Family Planning and …

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Mar 15 2012

Bittersweet goodbyes

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The emotions were mixed. There was both joy and sadness as co-workers trouped in for Darlynn Jones retirement party. The guests ranged in rank from former State Representative Tommy Merritt to several judges, and her co-wrokers. Darlynn Jones did not know she had so many friends and co-workers who cared about her. The surprise retirement …

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Mar 15 2012

Water restrictions mandatory

The City of Tyler is reminding citizens that the mandatory water restrictions implemented in December are still in effect. Lake Tyler is currently 4.58 feet below spillway levels and Lake Palestine is 2.54 feet low. Step Two drought measures call for mandatory water conservation measures to prohibit water waste.  Water waste is defined as washing …

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