Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 29

Pentagon spending spree

Throwing money at the military doesn’t buy us safety. By Elizabeth Rose Are you wondering where your tax dollars are going? Then take a look at the $642.5 billion stuffed into the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives recently approved. House Republicans may spout plenty of concern about the nation’s budget deficit, …

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May 29

Social Security’s dual-income trap

Families with two breadwinners can end up paying more than twice as much in Social Security taxes as families with just one income. By Salvatore Babones U.S. workers have paid a reduced Social Security tax rate of 4.2 percent for the past year and a half, down from the ordinary rate of 6.2 percent. For …

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May 29

Tackling stress

By Greg Asimakoupoulos Summer is that time of year when most of us are reminded how stressful our lives really are. Vacation breaks and more relaxed routines are such a contrast to the work-related schedules that fuel our frenzy most the year. The lives of most people in the community in which I live are …

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May 28

Make your vacation security checklist

By Jason Alderman With summer vacation right around the corner, you’re probably busy planning itineraries, shopping for new bathing suits and finishing up work projects. But before you completely check out, take a few minutes to review a few financial safeguards that could save you a ton of grief and money – and protect your …

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May 28

Local honor society installs new officers

Former officers of the Kappa Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently installed new 2012-2014 officers. They are as follows: Susan Duncan, President; Deanna Turner, 1st Vice President; Becky Alexander, 2nd Vice President; Lois Nowell, Recording Secretary; Margaret Clark, Treasurer; Marla Pope, Corresponding Secretary; and Jan Riley, Parliamentarian. Delta Kappa Gamma is a professional honor …

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May 28

Salutatorians recognized

Tyler ISD is proud to recognize its salutatorians from the 2012 graduating class: Cristina Castillo-Gandarilla, from John Tyler High School, and Anish Patel, from Robert E. Lee High School. Cristina was named Student of the Month in February; she earned a perfect score on the English Language portion of the Advanced Placement test; and she …

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May 28

Turnip greens reign supreme

Tradition returns to Easton this weekend for the 2012 Turnip Green Festival. The party starts Friday night with a street dance after sunset in the city’s downtown streets. On Saturday, the festival offers several annual attractions, such as a car and bike show, softball, basketball and domino tournaments, live entertainment including a Karaoke talent show …

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May 28

Longview PD assists in $20M conspiracy investigation

By Jimmy Isaac   Longview Police Departmant’s Cybercrimes Unit played a key role in the investigation that led to lengthy prison sentence for at least three North Texas men convicted in a more than $20 million conspiracy. Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater called the case “a massive, complicated, multi-year scheme to defraud a …

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