Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30 2014

Waiter, am I subsidizing your pay?

  Late April doesn’t just bring flocks of tourists Washington. It’s when hundreds of members of the National Restaurant Association — a.k.a. the “other NRA” — swarm Capitol Hill for two intensive days of lobbying. With a $65 million budget and over 52,000 members, the other NRA ranks among the nation’s most powerful corporate lobbies. …

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Apr 30 2014

DPS opens for election id

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) in advance of the upcoming primary runoff election will be offering Saturday hours at select driver license offices throughout the state to issue Election Identification Certificates (EIC) only. DPS will also be deploying mobile stations to various locations across Texas in an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have …

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Apr 29 2014

Technology takes root

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online. The summer months are typically one of the busiest times of year at driver license offices, and many eligible Texans can skip the …

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Apr 28 2014

Disability Insurance Is critical

Most people understand why having life insurance is a good idea: Nobody wants to leave their survivors in a financial lurch if they were to die suddenly. But what if you suffer an accident or illness and don’t die, but rather, become severely disabled? Could you or your family make ends meet without your paycheck, …

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Apr 27 2014

How do we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

asked this question to children as part of the Children’s International Arts Festival, at http://www.kidstalkaboutgod.org/. Alexandria Dubinin, 12, wrote a wonderful essay that won her family of six a dude ranch vacation at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch in Yucca, Ariz. Here is her winning essay: “Jesus gave us many signs to prove that He was …

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Apr 27 2014

District set to honor Alumni class

Longview ISD on May 9 will honor three former students during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony and luncheon. Events are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Longview ISD Foundation commemorative brick presentation at the Lobo Foundation Plaza (near the home entrance to Lobo Stadium). This event is free and open to the public. …

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Apr 26 2014

City of Tyler wins award

The City of Tyler was awarded the Quality Texas Progress Level Award for demonstrating a sound, balanced approach to organizational management and performance improvement by the Quality Texas Foundation. “We are comparing ourselves to some of the best companies in the world to ensure that we are working as efficiently as possible while providing quality …

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Apr 26 2014

Edu-pay-tion

We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned.  The cost of a college degree has risen 1,120 percent since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6 percent during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion.  We have college grads mired in …

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