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Apr 15 2013

Texan turf war

Turf wars can be the silliest of all scuffles, and no place does silly with more zeal than Texas. For example, the fine people of Dallas recently fell into a doozy of a turf tussle between the natives and foreigners — and the foreigners are winning. The out-of-staters, hailing from such distant lands as Bermuda …

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Apr 09 2013

State fails consumers: Predatory lenders to continue bad business

Statement from Joe Sanchez, AARP Texas Associate State Director for Advocacy, on the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce’s passage of Senate Bill 1247: “The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce took a step backwards today that will leave tens of thousands of Texans exposed to abusive payday and auto title loans. SB 1247, by …

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Jun 15 2012

Latest Obama Policy Change will Help DREAM Act students Get College Education; Rep. Alonzo Applauds Move Doing his Part for Texas Students

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Earlier today, the Obama administration issued a federal policy change which will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives and are attending college.  And one of the first Texas lawmakers to applaud the move was Texas State Representative …

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May 07 2012

LETU to launch new math concentration

LeTourneau University plans to expand its mathematics department beginning Fall 2012 with several new concentrations. One of the new concentrations is Financial Mathematics. This new concentration blends a solid mathematics degree with business courses to equip students for jobs in state and federal government, brokerage firms, banking, pharmaceutical firms, and international finance. Another new concentration …

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Mar 20 2012

Apologetics Conference: LETU to host Theologian Dr. Norman Geisler

The public is invited to attend a mini apologetics conference featuring Dr. Norman Geisler on Wednesday, March 28, at 10:50 a.m. and 7 p.m. and on Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m. in the S.E. Belcher Chapel and Performance Center. The conference is part of LeTourneau University’s Spring 2012 chapel theme, “Know What You Believe.” …

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Oct 06 2011

CVB promotes Longview at the State Fair of Texas

Margie Harris, Tourism Services Manager of the Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be working the Texas Historical Commission’s booth in the Food and Fiber Pavilion at the State Fair of Texas opening weekend in Dallas. Each year Longview teams up with other tourism partners from the Texas Forest Trail Region to promote their cities …

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May 31 2011

Far from home, but not lost

By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Ten years ago, a group of 130 young men arrived in Dallas after a nearly impossible journey that included thousands of miles walking through jungles and desert and years living in refugee camps with minimal rations. These were the “Lost Boys of Sudan.” When the Second Sudanese Civil War broke …

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May 12 2011

$15M awarded: Money to fund preliminary studies in Texas high speed rail

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced that the state will receive $15 million in federal funds to advance preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the development of a proposed high-speed rail corridor between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. On Monday, US Department of Transportation officials released the list of recipients for $2 billion in …

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