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Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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Aug 26 2015

Police Shoots Teen

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Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi According to police report, Longview Police Officers were investigating suspicious activity at 559 Mobberly Avenue, Tuesday at 3:42 am when the least unexpected happened. Police officers were standing in front of This Our Store when an African American young man came around the corner and produced what looked like …

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Aug 09 2015

RadioShack Customers Deserve to be Treated Fairly

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently added a new count to the lawsuit against RadioShack to protect the interests of consumers holding unredeemed gift cards with the company. The count alleges RadioShack violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by selling 16,700 gift cards to consumers between January 1, 2015 and February 6, …

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Aug 09 2015

LETU FALL CLASSES BEGIN AUG. 24

(Longview, Texas)—LeTourneau University classes for new and returning students for the Fall 2015 semester begin on Monday, Aug. 24.  Check-in to the residence halls for new students is Thursday, Aug. 20, with registration for new students and orientation beginning Friday, Aug. 21.  Returning students will check into their residence halls beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. …

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Jul 30 2015

LISD Students Take Flight

Students L-R: Nathatlie Serrato, Deborah Cortez, Kalyn Anderson, Dkaylon Bush, Tavion and Kysean Dixon surrounded by LISD, LETU officials and parents

Kelly Bell and Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The Longview Independent School District (LISD) and world-famous LeTourneau University (LETU) are joining forces in an early college program that will accelerate young scholars into the job market. Such a program combines high school and college curricula in a challenging but supportive project that reduces the time typically required to …

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Jul 23 2015

Billy Adler Spits Fire

Spitfire fired up!

Kelly Bell/ETR Aviators and volunteers started arriving at Maude Cobb Convention Center at just after 5:00 a.m. By 6:00am the place was teeming with a crowd ready to get the balloons off the ground. Jerry Trice has sat on the GTBR board of directors for more than 25 years, and his enthusiasm just keeps growing. …

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Jul 22 2015

‘Sanctuary Cities’: Cornyn Co-sponsors Bill for Crack Down

U.S. Senator John Cornyn

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today cosponsored the Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015, a bill introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities” that provide safe harbor for illegal immigrants, including those who have …

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Jul 15 2015

BALLOON GLOW NIGHTLY AT SUNDOWN

July 24-26, 2015 at East Texas Regional Airport (Hwy 322 @ Hwy 349 * Longview) Friday: 4:00pm to Midnight Saturday: 5:45am to 11:00am 4:00pm to Midnight Sunday: 5:45am to 10:00am ADMISSION: Friday & Saturday $15.00 (advance tickets $12.00 at area Super 1 Foods, Brookshires or Outhousetickets.com) Sunday – FREE Children 12 & under FREE FOOD/BEVERAGES: …

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