Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 22 2012

City pools to open June 2

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating the beginning of summer by opening the Woldert Pool and Sprayground and Fun Forest Pool and Sprayground on Saturday, June 2 at 1 p.m. Both pools will be open June 2 through Aug. 11 and will have trained lifeguards on duty. Before they are allowed to enter …

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May 22 2012

Tyler Public Library: Murder and mayhem

Who’s killing the Friends of the Library? There’s murder afoot at the Tyler Public Library, and Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple and Philip Marlowe must find the killer before the Library is lost. If it sounds desperate, don’t worry — it’s all in fun.  “Whacked in the Stacks” premieres Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. in …

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May 22 2012

Prepare your kids for summer job expenses

By Jason Alderman High school and college students hoping to find temporary jobs may be in for a tough time this summer – once again – as they compete with older, more experienced workers in a still-struggling economy. But if your kid is fortunate enough to find work, there are a few things he or …

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May 21 2012

Applying for financial aid

IRS system helps with college application process By Clay Sanford/Special to ETR   College-bound students and their parents typically want to make every dollar and every minute of the college experience count including money spent on tuition and time spent on the college financial aid application process. “The Internal Revenue Service is helping minimize the …

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May 21 2012

Watergate confirms Christ’s resurrection

By: Jan White   Suppose someone questioned the fact of Christ’s resurrection from the grave after His death by crucifixion.   How would you answer?   You could reply with the Apostle Paul’s list of those who saw the risen Lord, including Peter, the twelve, and “over five hundred brethren at once” (1 Corinthians 15:6).   Then, …

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May 21 2012

Remembering Charles Colson

Tricky Dick’s master of dirty tricks became a Christian prison reformer but was no saintly do-gooder. By Donald Kaul One of the great villains of Richard Nixon’s villainous administration went to his final reward last month. Charles Colson, Tricky Dick’s master of dirty tricks, died of complications after suffering a brain hemorrhage at the age …

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May 21 2012

Feeding obesity

The “Heart Attack Grill” takes pride in food that’s deep-fried. By Jim Hightower Attention foodies: There’s a new craze in Cuisine World, and it’s going 180 degrees in the opposite direction from the much-publicized healthy-eating movement. It has nothing to do with dressing locally sourced beets and arugula with artisan balsamic vinegar. We’re talking a …

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May 21 2012

Crushing college dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year. By Marc Morial As graduation season swings into high gear, a new economic crisis confronts thousands of this year’s high school and college grads — crushing …

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