Category Archive: Business/Financial

Dec 11 2013

Tyler ISD awarded

Tyler ISD was one of three school districts in Texas recently honored with a 2013 Award for Excellence in Texas School Health – Award of Achievement for the District’s implementation of the “5-2-1-0 Goes to School” health program, in partnership with the Fit City Coalition. The award is presented to districts or schools that are …

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Nov 27 2013

Bags, Boots and Bingo helps children

This year’s Bags, Boots and Bingo fund-raiser for the Martin House Child Advocate Center was a success thanks to the caring citizens of Gregg and Harrison counties. The center’s Executive Director Roxanne reports there were 74 more people in attendance bringing the total to 194, and many of them were men. The facility’s workers are …

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Nov 24 2013

This year, have a big-poultry-free holiday season

Chicken and turkey are among the most popular and versatile foods Americans eat, but they also bring health risks to your plate. Most factory-farmed poultry is raised with antibiotics — which leads to antibiotic resistance in humans. Now, the USDA wants to cut the budget for poultry inspections and allow big chicken companies to police …

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Nov 23 2013

Understanding the ‘Kiddie Tax’

For something whose nickname sounds so innocent, the “kiddie tax” certainly can wreak havoc on unprepared taxpayers’ yearly returns. Congress first introduced the kiddie tax as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 to discourage wealthy parents from sheltering their investment income in accounts under their children’s names, thereby avoiding paying taxes on the …

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Nov 18 2013

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Nov 17 2013

Grand bargain or raw deal? Many elderly

Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty’s edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.   Following the government shutdown drama, politicians in Washington appear hopelessly divided, according to conventional wisdom. Fair enough. But there’s at least one area where many politicians from both of the major parties …

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Nov 14 2013

Kicking off demolition: Transformation to take place

Many people, some living and others dead have waited for a long time to see this day come to Longview-equipping South Longview to become a destination. On Tuesday, Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) and the City of Longview gathered at the biggest eyesore sight in Longview, the old Holiday Inn on I-20 and Estes Parkway …

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Nov 11 2013

Preventing burglaries: Choosing the right home alarm system

Although I take a certain amount of comfort from statistics that show major declines in most types of crime throughout the U.S., I also know that burglaries have increased in areas surrounding my neighborhood over the last few years. I was finally prompted to take action was when my family returned home after being away …

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