Category Archive: National News

Nov 18 2014

SIX Must-Know Facts About Obamacare Open Enrollment

By Jason Alderman If you buy your own health insurance, add this important date to your yearend to-do list: November 15. That’s the date open enrollment is available for individual healthcare plans offered through the Healthcare.gov site, your respective health insurance marketplace (https://www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/eligibility/) or independent agents in your community. If you’re working for a company …

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Nov 11 2014

AWARDED

Deputy Charles Smith Accepts Outstanding Program Award from Child Support Association     Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Child Support Division has received the Outstanding Program Award from the Western Interstate Child Support Enforcement Council (WICSEC). Charles Smith, Deputy for the Child Support Division, accepted the Outstanding Program Award at WICSEC’s 2014 Annual Training Conference …

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Nov 02 2014

Coalition Assaults “Porn”

Story by. Kelly Bell/ETR “The National White Ribbon Against Pornography Week” (WRAP) is assembling a united front of businesses and concerned citizens determined to illuminate society on the damage inflicted by pornography, and how those affected can seek assistance. The negative impact smut has on children, women and men worldwide has been termed the “largest …

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Nov 01 2014

Poetic Justice Strikes the CEO of ExxonMobil: Some of the biggest supporters of fracking don’t want it in their backyards.

By Jim Hightower Rex Tillerson is mad. Fracking mad. The 61-year old farmer from Bartonville, Texas is another victim of the fracking boom that has invaded people’s homes and lives nationwide, from upstate New York to Southern California. Millions of Americans have experienced numerous side effects from this massively destructive drilling process, including polluted air, …

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Oct 21 2014

‘Deporter In Chief’: Obama Increases Deportation

At least 70,000 immigrants have been deported to the Caribbean from the U.S. in the almost six years since President Barack Obama moved into the White House in 2009. With immigration advocates, especially Hispanics from South and Central American countries excoriating the President as “deporter in chief” because of the record high rate of foreign …

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Oct 15 2014

Medicare: Start Enrollment

Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2015. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your individual needs, especially if you’ve had any changes in your health. …

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Oct 08 2014

Ebola: Fight the Disease, not the Victims

The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, build the isolation units, supply the needed medicine, doctors, nurses and support personnel needed to isolate and treat those afflicted, track down and monitor those who might have been in …

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Sep 21 2014

Militarizing the Police

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, Washington lawmakers grilled officials from the Defense Department (DOD), Homeland Security and the Department of Justice over programs that sent equipment and money to state and local law enforcement agencies. Experts say those resources ultimately contributed to the militarization of police departments nationwide. The stunning images of police decked out …

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