Sep 21 2014

Militarizing the Police

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, Washington lawmakers grilled officials from the Defense Department (DOD), Homeland Security and the Department of Justice over programs that sent equipment and money to state and local law enforcement agencies. Experts say those resources ultimately contributed to the militarization of police departments nationwide. The stunning images of police decked out …

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Sep 20 2014

TISD nabs award

Tyler ISD recently received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2013. This is the second award the District has received for its CAFR, the first being a Certificate of Excellence from the Government Finance …

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Sep 20 2014

Taxing the #RichKids

It doesn’t take long for viewers of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to realize the show is deliberately trying to make you feel poor. Watching heiresses in their mid-twenties drop more on a day of shopping than the average American spends buying a home makes the point quite well — and that’s just the intro. To …

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Sep 19 2014

LANDMARKS OF LONGVIEW: Architectural Tour Coming

The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present the 15th Annual Landmarks of Longview Architectural Home Tour September 20th and 21st from 1pm – 5pm.  In honor of the spirit of generosity from longtime Gregg County and Longview contributor, this year’s Heritage Award will be presented to Linda Ryan Thomas. This year, our tour will …

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Sep 17 2014

Family Fishing Fun

At Woldert Park on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Family Fishing Fun. Sponsored with Texas Parks & Wildlife and Suddenlink, this event is open to all families. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Come join the fun! You do not …

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Sep 16 2014

TSTA: TEA budget is inadequate

The Texas State Teachers Association today criticized the Texas Education Agency for submitting a “woefully inadequate” appropriations request for the Legislature to consider next year. “Education Commissioner Michael Williams should be a leader in demanding that Texas school children have the resources they need to succeed,” said TSTA President Noel Candelaria. “This woefully inadequate budget …

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Sep 15 2014

Uninsured Youth

In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that …

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Sep 14 2014

Be the U in Education Slated

The Longview NAACP will hold a free 1 hour “Be the U in Education” Workshop on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6pm at the Broughton Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Blvd. This workshop will provide parents with tips and suggestions to assist them with their children’s education. The workshop will begin with an overview …

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