Nov 23 2013

Understanding the ‘Kiddie Tax’

For something whose nickname sounds so innocent, the “kiddie tax” certainly can wreak havoc on unprepared taxpayers’ yearly returns. Congress first introduced the kiddie tax as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 to discourage wealthy parents from sheltering their investment income in accounts under their children’s names, thereby avoiding paying taxes on the …

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Nov 22 2013

Animal care: Tyler to purchase land

During a recent regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility. “We are pleased to take this step toward Tyler opening its own Animal Care Facility,” said Tyler Mayor Barbara …

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Nov 21 2013

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives Benefitting The Salvation Army and Operation Homefront   Austin, Waco, Killeen, Bryan, College Station, Tyler and Temple, Texas, November 4, 2013 — At a time when most folks start planning for their families’ Thanksgiving celebrations, local Jack in the Box® restaurants are launching Jack’s Giving Donation Drive, to …

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Nov 20 2013

Rep. David Simpson announces re-election bid

Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) officially announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House, District 7, with the support of a long list of prominent Republican party leaders and area elected officials. “Representing the people of District 7 is a great privilege and responsibility,” said Simpson Tuesday. “If the people choose to elect me again, …

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Nov 18 2013

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Nov 17 2013

Grand bargain or raw deal? Many elderly

Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty’s edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.   Following the government shutdown drama, politicians in Washington appear hopelessly divided, according to conventional wisdom. Fair enough. But there’s at least one area where many politicians from both of the major parties …

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Nov 16 2013

Longview High, Judson singers earn honors

Six Lobo choir members continue toward All-State Choirs from Longview High School and Judson Middle School have placed a combined 51 singers in their respective All-Region choirs. Judson singers earned 31 All-Region seats following auditions against counterparts from across East Texas. Lobo vocalists grabbed 14 All-Region Honor Choir chairs, while another six were selected for …

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Nov 16 2013

Pastor plauded

Local Red Oak Missionary Baptist Church has recognized its pastor of 26 years, H.C. Rockmore, for his long and ongoing dedication to bringing his parishioners the pure, uncompromising Word of God. The sanctuary was packed for the celebration, dubbed A Pastor Grounded in the Word. Area preachers and assorted well-wishers from throughout East Texas and …

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