Jul 07

“Poop Patrol” hits trail

Keep Tyler Beautiful and the City of Tyler’s Parks and Recreation Department have some new friends. The four-legged members of the Dog Scouts of America and their two-legged human owners are helping to bag up the piles of poop left along Rose Rudman and South Tyler trails. The dogs, who are the scouts, help their …

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Jul 06

“Watch your car month” informs drivers about preventing vehicle crimes

What is important to you? Is it your family, home, pets, money, security or other possessions? Did you know that if your vehicle is stolen or burglarized, all those things can also be threatened? In other words, crimes against a vehicle may be only the first in a string of criminal acts that directly affect …

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Jul 04

ETMC offers free gallbladder disease seminar

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on gallbladder disease with surgeon Dr. David Young of East Texas Vascular Associates on Tuesday, July 8, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. “The disease often presents differently from person to person with symptoms ranging from nausea to back pain and upper abdominal pain to yellowing …

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Jul 02

Push to rein in predatory payday and auto title lending gains momentum

In an effort to rein in abusive practices by payday and auto title loan businesses, Midland is the latest municipality to pass Texas’ unified ordinance, which sets basic affordability standards for payday and auto title loans and helps borrowers avoid a never-ending cycle of debt. “Our state has some of the most lax oversight of payday and auto title …

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Jul 01

Printing new SS numbers halted

To help combat the rising threat of fraud and identity theft, Social Security will no longer issue Social Security number printouts beginning in August 2014. If you need written confirmation of your Social Security number—perhaps your new employer needs verification—and you can’t find your Social Security card, you can apply for a replacement. But do …

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Jun 30

Peters Chevy rewards LRMC standout

For a non-doctor, Randy Peters, owner of Longview’s Peters’ Chevrolet, is a great contributor to public health. His yearly reward to Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) standout employee is an American dream. “Exceptional healthcare is vital to every community,” he said. “We are proud to partner with Longview Regional to reward a deserving employee.” Lyndsey …

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Jun 29

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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