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Oct 03 2014

Brain teasers slated

Longview World of Wonders will be showcasing humanity from the neck up on October 25 through its program Frontiers of the Brain. The show will last from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., when a free childrens’ concert will begin. The museum is in the Longview Exhibit Building at 1123 Jaycee Dr. Everyone aged six and …

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Oct 02 2014

Sailing Season

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobos set a record by scoring 56 points in the first half alone in their conference opener with the Pine Tree Pirates. By the time the contest mercifully ended, LHS had ripped off a 66-13 victory in a very silent Pirate Stadium. Most of the fans were gone by halftime. Despite playing …

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Sep 30 2014

Energy Report: Says Electricity Policy Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability

.With booming economic and population growth fueling a growing demand for electricity, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today released a report urging policymakers and elected officials to discontinue costly subsidies and tax breaks driving development of new electricity generation and allow a more market-driven approach to providing reliable power to millions of Texas consumers when they …

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Sep 27 2014

The Little Train That Won’t: The Republican party’s refusal to invest in America’s collapsing infrastructure is a recipe for disaster.

I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done — can-do groups that can, and do. But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Train That Couldn’t. I’m talking about Congress. Since the earliest days of our US of A, the most basic task of this legislative body …

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Sep 26 2014

Alzheimer’s: Annual “WALK” empowers fight

This year’s “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” was like none before. Good Shepherd Institute of Healthy Living graciously accommodated the event because Heritage Plaza was not available due to downtown construction. The Walk’s 2014 Chair Phillip Gurganus and his committees threw themselves into the event, making it a true labor of love that brought great success …

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Sep 18 2014

TB&T Scholarship Established

Recently Dr. Rod Mabry, President of The University of Texas at Tyler, met with Mr. Rogers Pope Jr., CEO of Texas Bank and Trust, and other bank officials at the UT Tyler Longview University Center to celebrate the establishment of the Texas Bank and Trust Endowed Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to …

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Sep 11 2014

Lobo-ly Green Out

Friday was Green Country Day at Lobo Stadium. Longview Independent School District (LISD) Foundation Executive Director Kay Ray was plumb tickled. The Lobo Green Out was a success. In fact, the Foundation ran out of most sizes even before the Longview Lobos/John Tyler Lions game kicked off. By Thursday afternoon, only a few of the largest sizes …

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Sep 06 2014

Do you want some hogwash with that burger?

Burger King bills itself as “home of the Whopper,” a name intended to convey to burger eaters that this one is a whale of a deal. But “whopper” also means a prevarication, a crock, a tall tale — hogwash. Both meanings apply to Burger King’s current effort to take over Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee-and-doughnut …

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