Category Archive: Community News

Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 23 2015

Tyler Public Library: Summer Reading Club Continues

There’s only three weeks left to the Library’s Summer Reading Club! From now until Friday, July 31, readers of all ages and reading levels are encouraged to track their summer reading using the website Tyler.Readsquared.com. So, there is still plenty of time to read, attend a variety of events and earn fantastic prizes generously donated …

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Jul 19 2015

City Slates “School is Cool” Event

The “School is Cool” back to school event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 13 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Harvey Hall and the Rose Garden for children and their parents to prepare for the new school year. This event has free admission. Presented by the City of Tyler, Northeast Public Health District, Brookshire’s, the …

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Jul 19 2015

Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized. The enforcement action announced July 7, affects two lenders based in Kansas City, Mo. who operated as many as 16 different businesses …

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Jul 18 2015

Early Childhood Educators Graduate, Receive Accreditation

Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) in partnership with Champions for Children hosted a graduation for 53 child care professionals receiving their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential on Thursday. The CDA Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in early …

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Jul 17 2015

DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Auto Theft This Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries tend to increase during the summer months – especially July and August – and is encouraging individuals to take necessary precautions to protect their vehicles from potential thefts. “The summer months in Texas typically are one of the busiest …

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Jul 17 2015

An Iranian nuclear arms deal?

By Austin Bay Arms controllers hailed the post-World War 1 Washington Naval Arms Treaty as the diplomatic instrument to prevent another peace-destroying naval arms race. Yet it came to pass that war erupted, with the warships of signatories Britain, France and the U.S. battling treaty partners Italy and Japan. Counting battleships is several quanta easier …

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Jul 17 2015

‘Equality’ and Demagoguery

By William Murchison If the country is trending leftward — as evidenced by all the demands for equality and redistribution coming out of the Democratic camp, and seconded by the media — the question arises: Why is the country trending leftward? To put it another way, does Hillary Clinton think she’s going to become president …

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