Jun 24 2015

Summer Snack Program Going on Now

Buckner Joins Forces with 200 Volunteers to Feed Hope, Fight Hunger Buckner Children and Family Services is partnering with local volunteers to host “Summer Fun”, a free snack program designed to bridge the hunger gap and build relationships with underprivileged children and families within the Longview community. From June 16 – July 30, more than …

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Jun 24 2015

THE GRAVE DOESN’T WRITE THE FINAL CHAPTER

By: James J. Jackson I recently lost a good friend and neighbor, Dan Goff from colon cancer. Dan was a man of great integrity with a strong set of values. He loved people unconditionally, and spent his life uplifting and encouraging others; always willing to volunteer his time and talents. Dan was a talented musician …

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Jun 24 2015

Protecting Consumers

New Law To Curb Surprise Medical Billing in Texas By Rafael Ayuso AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson today applauded Gov. Greg Abbott and members of the Legislature for making meaningful progress toward protecting consumers with the signing of Senate Bill 481, a measure that could significantly reduce surprise medical billing in Texas. Senate Bill 481, …

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Jun 24 2015

Unhappy Meals

McDonald’s isn’t making its food any better, but it sure wants you to think it is. BY Jill Richardson McDonald’s is floundering. There’s no other way to say it. The global fast food chain has experienced declining U.S. sales for well over a year now. But why? I’d love to gloat that Americans have finally …

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Jun 24 2015

The Year of the Internet Voter

Politicians ignore the rising digital coalition at their peril. In the 1996 election it was the soccer mom. In 2004 it was the NASCAR dad. Could 2016 be the year of the Internet voter? The Internet has grown from a fad to an essential tool to a platform that’s catalyzed a growing political constituency. Pollsters …

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Jun 24 2015

Historical Workshop

The Gregg County Historical Commission is hosting officials from the Texas Historical Commission in Austin who will present a workshop on developing and submitting an application for an Official Texas Historical Marker. The free workshop will be held Thursday, June 25, 2:00-4:00 p.m., at the Gladewater Chamber of Commerce Building, 213 E. Main, Gladewater, Texas. …

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Jun 24 2015

Enhancing Care

Texas Rising Star Adopts Quality Standards for Texas Children The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is changing its Texas Rising Star (TRS) child care provider certification program to enhance quality childcare services to children and families. In January, TWC commissioners adopted modifications that include a new rating and logo system making it easier for parents to …

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Jun 24 2015

Disaster Unemployment Aid Now Available

Workers affected by floods in seven additional counties may now apply for assistance Victims of flooding in seven additional counties may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) as a result of an amendment to the Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4223-DR). Individual Assistance is now available for residents of …

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