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Jun 15

COMMISSIONER STAPLES’ STATEMENT ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GRANTING WORK PERMITS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

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The Obama administration today announced the government will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples issued the following statement:   “Pandering is not leadership. This short-sighted, vote-chasing, Band-Aid policy only makes the problem of a porous border and …

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May 31

Tragedy on “16 and Pregnant”

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By: Jimmy Isaac East Texas was the backdrop for the season finale of one of MTV’s most popular television series. When the finale of “16 and Pregnant” aired this month, it centered on Kristina Marie Robinson, a teen mother who gave birth to son Lukas Todd. Robinson lives in the northeastern Panola County community of …

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Dec 15

Head Start parents get playtime training

Longview Child Development Center, Region 7 Early Head Start recently hosted a parent meeting/training which offered information about how to become more involved in your child’s play time. Region 7 Specialist, Karen Wernli, was the speaker at this training entitled, “Let’s Play”. Parents were given information on items that are age appropriate for their children …

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Oct 18

What I’ve Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC

In squares, parks, and plazas all over the country, we’re taking the time for true democracy to work. By Lacy MacAuley I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He mentioned …

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Aug 09

East Texas Youth Chorus recruiting singers

The East Texas Youth Chorus (ETYC) is looking for singers for its fall season.  Jim Taylor is ETYC director and Kilgore College’s (KC) director of choral activities. He explained the mission of this choir. “The chorus offers home-schooled youth a fabulous arts component to one’s schedule,” he said.  “It also gives students the opportunity to …

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Aug 09

TOO HOT TO COOK event scheduled

Longview Community Ministries (LCM) will be holding its annual TOO HOT TO COOK program August 23 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Those who eat at one of the participating restaurants will help combat hunger in Longview. These eateries are collaborating with LCM by making donations to the ministries’ food box, and all funds raised by the …

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May 31

Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

By Jason Alderman We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior. The same advice may be appropriate for grandma and grandpa as well. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of new Internet users, as they’ve discovered email, online shopping and banking, social networking, traveling …

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May 31

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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