Yearly Archive: 2014

Oct 20 2014

Early Voting Begins Today

Early Voting begins on Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 31 at the following locations and times: GREGG COUNTY COURTHOUSE Monday, October 20 thru Friday, October 24 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday, October 25 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday, October 26 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday, October 27 thru Friday, October 31 …

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Oct 20 2014

Celebrating LeTourneau Aviation

LeTourneau University’s School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science was named to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 2014 Flight Training Excellence Honor Roll.  LETU ranked among the top 62 flight schools out of a total 1,447 evaluated nationwide, based on an online AOPA poll of more than 3,600 flight students. The poll was conducted from …

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Oct 19 2014

What Difference Can a Teacher Make?

A teacher can make a difference by giving less homework, 10 extra minutes for recess, extra field trips and five popcorn parties a day,” says Sara, 10. If kids could vote for and serve as school board members, Sara would win easily. “Teachers help us learn skills for later on in life,” says Rachel, 11. …

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Oct 18 2014

Banning Medical Pot Makes No Sense: Why deny a cancer or AIDS patient a medication that reduces suffering?

A few months back, a friend of mine died of cancer. I’ll call her “Karen,” for her privacy. By the time we met, she was already terminally ill and had been for months. Over the next year and a half, I watched my friend lose her hair and waste away until I could hardly distinguish …

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Oct 18 2014

Library Plans Zombie Shootout

It’s a well-known fact that zombies eat brains. Where do you find the best brains? At the Tyler Public Library of course! Anyone looking to try their luck as a zombie hunter is invited to the first ever Zombie Shootout on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library, 201 …

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Oct 16 2014

Diabetes Conference Slated

Do you or someone you know have diabetes?  If your answer is yes, then this diabetes conference is for you!  The first Regional Diabetes Conference 2014 is being held on Thursday, October 30th at The Summit Club located at 3700 Judson Road, Longview.  The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. with the opening speaker to …

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Oct 15 2014

Voter ID Remains In Effect

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas, Voter ID Remains In Effect AUSTIN—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today ruled unanimously that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director: “We …

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Oct 15 2014

Medicare: Start Enrollment

Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2015. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your individual needs, especially if you’ve had any changes in your health. …

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