Category Archive: News/Features

Aug 03 2016

Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We Stand

By Patrick Buchanan Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw in the Republican Convention in Cleveland a festival of darkness and dystopia. Nor is this unusual. For, as the saying goes, the …

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Aug 03 2016

Home Sales Up

Texas home sales and prices experienced strong gains in the second quarter of 2016, according to the 2016-Q2 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. “The last few months have been one of the strongest starts to the summer selling season in the history of Texas real estate,” said Leslie …

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Aug 03 2016

CASA Says Thank You

Volunteers are key to CASA’s work in the community. For this reason, Shelly Smith the executive director is grateful to her eleven new volunteers’ picture above. Lindsey Stock is CASA’s Volunteer Advocate of the Month. Stock a Longview native is a 34-year-old mother of two young sons ages 17 and 9. She has been a …

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Aug 03 2016

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREGG COUNTY NAMES INTERIM DIRECTOR

(Longview, Texas) – The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County has named Shawnda Havard Parker of Longview as interim director, following the retirement of B’Ann Boiles, who served as executive director since 2011. “The club has plans to launch a national search for a permanent executive director in the coming months,” said Boys & …

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Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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Jul 26 2016

The American Dream Moved to Canada

We’re witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else. By Chuck Collins Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own, and the hope of retiring before you die? Maybe try Canada. Our country has historically …

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Jul 26 2016

Record Bank Profits and the American Dream Foreclosed

Washington is refusing to make the banks eat the debt bubble they created. By Mike Prokosch JP Morgan Chase launched the 2010 Wall Street Bonus Sweepstakes last month. The bank is still losing money on consumer services, but well-heeled investors and financial traders more than made up the difference. The bank announced $11.7 billion in …

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Jul 21 2016

Trump Isn’t the Only Republican with a Woman Problem

Conservative policymakers have relentlessly curtailed women’s freedom, security, and autonomy for years. By Marge Baker Long before he set his sights on the White House, Donald Trump was showing his misogynistic colors. He became notorious for using the press and social media to publicly attack women, calling them “dogs” and “fat pigs.” He objectified and …

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