Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 11 2013

Beat the heat, boredom by learning to swim

As school is wrapping up and summer is kicking off, many parents are looking for ways to occupy their kids this summer. PARD Learn to Swim classes are a fabulous way to beat the heat and have a great time doing it! personal loans with bad credit We teach classes for anyone ages 6 months …

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Jun 10 2013

A frog-jumping double standard on food subsidies

I’ll bet that Mark Twain, who wrote “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” would’ve loved a current saga. I call it “The Jumping Congress Critter of Frog Jump.” The critter’s name is Representative Stephen Fincher. He’s a millionaire, agribusiness operator, gospel singer, and tea party Republican who was elected to Congress in 2010 from …

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Jun 10 2013

Get hooked: Kids’ Fishing Rodeo

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will take place on June 22nd at Teague Park Lake. The Rodeo is a timed fishing event from 10-10:45am, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies presented at 11am for the most fish caught. The Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is open to kids ages 3-12. Please bring your own fishing pole, bait and …

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Jun 09 2013

Faith lessons in unemployment

How does it feel to be laid off? If you can’t answer that question yourself, there’s a good chance you know someone who can. Countless numbers of people in our community understand what it’s like to be unexpectedly unemployed… including me. After two decades of pastoral ministry I went to work for a para-church organization …

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Jun 08 2013

Lone Star State: Healthcare fraud – Houston physicians sentenced again, must pay more than $37 million in restitution

Drs. Arun and Kiran Sharma, two Houston physicians previously sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and more than a dozen private insurers, have appeared in federal court for a resentencing hearing on restitution and forfeiture issues, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. The Sharmas, both 58, are a married couple who operated medical clinics in Baytown …

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Jun 07 2013

None of my business: We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.

It was late, I was grumpy, and the woman in front of me was buying cigarettes. I noticed the items in her cart: brand-name snacks, colas, and frozen foods. I looked at how she dressed, considered the carton of cigarettes she requested, and made a wager to myself that she would pay with government assistance. …

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Jun 07 2013

Juneteenth Celebration scheduled

Broughton Recreation Center will host its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15. The event will include a parade in the morning and activities in the park in the afternoon. A fun run is also in the works as part of the festivities. For more information on getting involved in this event, contact Broughton Recreation …

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