Category Archive: National News

Mar 03 2015

Spring Break: Safety Tips from DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break. “With students and families out of school and off work, the weeks during Spring Break can result in an influx of traffic on Texas roadways,” said DPS Director Steven …

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Feb 07 2015

AARP Offers Free Tax Assistance

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. In its 48th year, the program is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member …

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Jan 19 2015

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

by. Kelly Bell/ETR As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he …

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Jan 16 2015

Sens. Cornyn, Wyden, Kirk, Klobuchar Push To Crack Down On Human Traffickers

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today introduced the bipartisan Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which would empower law enforcement to further crack down on human traffickers in communities across the country while bringing about greater restitution and justice for victims. In addition …

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Jan 14 2015

Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

I’m sorry to report that child identity fraud is alive and well. If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal – and use – children’s personal information. Most commonly, they’ll harvest kids’ dormant Social Security numbers (SSNs) and use them to illegally obtain jobs or open fraudulent bank …

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Nov 29 2014

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Medicare’s “Extra Help” Program Helps People With Limited Income Pay For Their Prescription Medications Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for Extra Help to pay for some health care and prescription drug costs. Drug costs in 2015 for most people who …

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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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