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May 31 2011

Longview slates ‘Splash Day’ and events

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled Splash Day events offering free admission at Longview Swim Center and Ingram Pool. Longview Swim Center, 1111 W. Fairmont St., will open for the summer with a free admission Splash Day from Noon – 8 p.m., Saturday, June 4. …

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May 31 2011

UTT to commence religious studies program

University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) Interim Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Donna Dickerson has announced the university will be offering bachelor of arts training for religious studies beginning in the fall 2011 semester.  The curriculum will be made up of newly created religion courses along with more traditional studies in philosophy, anthropology, …

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May 12 2011

$15M awarded: Money to fund preliminary studies in Texas high speed rail

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced that the state will receive $15 million in federal funds to advance preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the development of a proposed high-speed rail corridor between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. On Monday, US Department of Transportation officials released the list of recipients for $2 billion in …

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May 04 2011

National Train Day approaching

On 7 May Longview will be among cities nationwide celebrating 142 years of transcontinental rail service.  It is also AMTRAK’s 40th anniversary. Local Train Day activities will be held 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday the seventh at the AMTRAK Passenger Rail Station at 905 Pacific Avenue. These festivities will be in conjunction with the comings …

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Apr 07 2011

Smart uses for your tax refund

Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan. If you regularly receive large refunds, you’re probably …

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Mar 31 2011

Longview citywide cleanup slated for April 2

Longview residents are invited to participate in the Citywide Cleanup, Tire Recycling, and Electronics Recycling events from 8:00 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, April 2, 2011. The events are sponsored by the City of Longview and Keep Longview Beautiful and are in conjunction with the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. All events …

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Mar 17 2011

Cops crushing cancer

Retired Tyler police officer Allan Crosby and his sister, Audrey Crosby Spies, a retired Bowling Green, Ky., and former Tyler police officer, plan to walk across Texas this spring in memory of their sister and to raise money to help East Texas cancer patients. They plan to start their walk on April 1 on the …

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Mar 17 2011

Beware of charitable scams during Japan relief effort

In wake of the earthquake and resulting tsunami that has caused widespread disaster in Japan and some areas of the U.S., the Office of the Attorney General is cautioning generous Texans to carefully vet relief organizations before making any charitable contributions. By doing a little research, well-meaning Texans can ensure their dollars actually help the …

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