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  1. SWEPCO warns of phone scam — June 11, 2013
  2. A frog-jumping double standard on food subsidies — June 10, 2013
  3. The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care' — March 30, 2013
  4. Refusing to forgive has a boomerang effect — March 29, 2013
  5. Voting rights act in danger? — March 19, 2013

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Mar 11 2013

AgriLife Extension offers training

Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge. You can give back to the community while you learn how to improve your own health! Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers. The Master Wellness Volunteer initiative is …

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Feb 28 2013

These laws make me want to gag

States are online pharmacies adopting laws meant to keep consumers in the dark about where their food comes from. Do you have a right to know where that steak on your plate came from? Should it be legal to photograph chicken farms and dairy cows? Big Agriculture says you don’t and it shouldn’t. Armies of …

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Feb 26 2013

Gardening 101

I have received numerous calls during the past few weeks from folks wanting to learn to garden and/or learning more about improving their gardens after the recent droughts. I have visited with some of our Master Gardener Club members and they have indicated they are willing to work with us on starting a “Gardening 101” …

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Feb 21 2013

Mission Essential

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It’s getting easier to find people inside Washington’s Beltway who want to cut the fat from the Pentagon budget. Scaling back military spending isn’t just for the most progressive members of Congress anymore. Even the tea-partying Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) favors defense cuts. The growing tide of support for reining in profligate Pentagon spending includes …

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Feb 20 2013

When Retiring Together Doesn't Make Sense

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Back when people from my parents’ generation were first planning their lives together, most married couples looked forward to working hard for a few decades, buying a house, raising a family and then retiring together while they still had enough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies. Some couples do manage to pull …

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Feb 07 2013

Learn ‘All About Trees’ with Gregg County Master Gardeners

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13. Bill Ledger, State Licensed Arborist in Texas and Louisiana will present a program about “All About Trees.”. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon to 1:00 buy viagra online pm. …

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Jan 31 2013

School Safety

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Chairmen of two influential Senate committees unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give local school districts the power to enhance security on campus. Senate Finance Committee Chair Tommy Williams of Houston and Criminal Justice Committee Chair John Whitmire of Houston told reporters that the state must take action to prevent a mass shooting like the …

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Jan 20 2013

ETMC unveils new helicopters

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The East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System unveiled today two new emergency transport helicopters, valued at over $9 million, to provide patients in East Texas with critical, fast access to the region’s only level 1 trauma center at ETMC Tyler. The Eurocopter, EC135 P2+ helicopters will be stationed at ETMC Tyler and Titus Regional …

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