Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 17

Getting pricier to eat, drive

Call it “trickle-down inflation.” It’s not just oil and gasoline prices that are going up now. A lot of other things are rising in cost as well, beginning with food. That makes sense. When farmers and grocery stores pay more for fuel, they end up passing that cost along the production chain. Eventually, it reaches …

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Apr 17

Should you adjust your tax withholding?

By Jason Alderman Now that tax day has passed, chances are you’re either waiting patiently for your 2011 tax refund to arrive, it’s already been spent, or you just wrote the U.S. Treasury a check and are in budget-cutting mode. It’s difficult to calculate exactly how much you’ll owe in taxes unless your income and …

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Apr 17

Wildwood neighborhood to get assisted living

By Jimmy Isaac Plans to build a 72-unit assisted living facility in Longview’s Wildwood neighborhood got a boost April 12, when the city council created a way for developers to secure lower interest rates. Council members unanimously founded the Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corp. at the behest of two developers with LV Medical Properties, LLC. …

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Apr 17

Longview HS counselor named

Sharon Rettig, Counselor at Longview High School has been named Counselor of the Year by the Piney Wood Counselor Association, a division of the Texas Counseling Association. Rettig is a career educator and consultant with 20 plus years in the educational arena. For the past 20 years, She has addressed taking care of students holistically. …

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Apr 17

Paralyzed woman sues Longview Transit

By Jimmy Isaac   A paralyzed Gregg County woman has filed a lawsuit against Longview Transit after she said she suffered a head injury when her scooter tipped over and she fell out. Ethel Rene Allen filed suit against Longview Transit Management Inc. and its driver, Longview resident Ray Charles Bowie, on March 28 in federal court in …

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Apr 17

Dr. Thomas A. Puckette honored

Dr. Thomas A. Puckette, an Eastman Chemical Company Technology Fellow based in Longview, Texas, received the 2011 Paul N. Rylander Award at the 24th Biennial ORCS Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, on April 16, 2012. The BASF sponsored award is presented annually to researchers who have made significant contributions in the application of catalysis in organic …

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Apr 17

ALZHEIMER’S: New test at ETMC helps identify hallmarks of the disease

A new imaging procedure at ETMC will help doctors’ pinpoint key differences between Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  “This is an important step forward in evaluating patients with signs of cognitive impairment,” said Dr. George M. Plotkin, PhD, MD, of the ETMC Neurological Institute.   Because a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is usually …

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Apr 17

New Law: Anyone can be strip searched anytime, anywhere

Having previously expanded the police power to jail suspects on minor charges, the Supreme Court on Monday further eroded Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights when going behind bars. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that jails can strip search all detainees, even those charged with minor crimes. Such invasive, demeaning searches often are associated with …

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