Category Archive: Business/Financial

Jun 07

Putting main street in the driver’s seat

As we know, the barons of Wall Street haven’t hesitated to raid our public treasury and haul off trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts and special tax breaks to subsidize their “free market” ventures. So guess who’s the major force pushing policymakers to slash federal spending and kill programs that improve opportunities for regular …

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Jun 05

Medical Id Theft

By now, most people know about the perils of identity theft, where someone steals your personal or financial account information and makes fraudulent charges or opens bogus accounts in your name. Lately, a not-so-new twist has been getting a lot of attention – medical identity theft. That’s where someone gains access to your health insurance …

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Jun 04

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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May 28

Summer move expenses may be deductible says IRS

Many people with children find it less disruptive to move during the summer months when school is not in session. Although moving can be costly, some expenses may be deductible on your federal income tax return. If you moved due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new …

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May 22

Booting out cancer

The Longview Cattle Baron’s Ball has kicked off its annual fundraiser. This year’s Ball is set for September 13, at the Spur of the Moment Ranch. Committee Chairman Jennifer Teague has a personal reason for chairing this year’s event. Her mother, Delma Moreno is a cancer survivor. In addition, American Cancer Society has restructured the …

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May 19

Vacation Costs: Keep a lid on it

Summer vacation is right around the corner. I’m not a big believer in pre-planning every single detail – sometimes the best vacation moments are spontaneous. But unless your rich uncle is paying for the trip, you’ll need to do a certain amount of preparation or your budget will fly out the window. You do have …

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May 10

Consumer alert: AG’s office launches investigation, warns consumers about thieves

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has opened a criminal investigation into a scheme by identity thieves who are posing as employees of the Texas Attorney General’s Office in an attempt to steal the identities of targeted individuals – particularly individuals who have applied for a short-term loan. Just last month, nearly 200 Texans reported receiving …

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May 07

Bermuda-grass Stem Maggot Program meeting scheduled

The presence of a new Bermuda grass pest was confirmed in Van Zandt County in 2013, and producers are advised to be on the lookout. Unlike other insects that attack plants from the outside, the Bermuda grass stem maggot damages them from inside, according to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton.  “Basically, they consume …

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