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Jul 16 2015

Online Safety for Kids

It’s summertime, and along with the extra outdoor activities, children will have more time indoors, which means they’ll have additional time to spend online. Today’s children spend up to seven and a half hours a day online playing games, doing research for school or using social networking sites. While the internet offers numerous opportunities for children, it also …

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Jul 16 2015

“Rock, Paper, Scissors:” Liberty Hall Announces Online Voting

Online voting for bands competing to play at Liberty Hall’s battle of the bands event, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” begins Monday, July 13. Individuals can vote by visiting Liberty Hall’s Facebook page and “liking” the band videos posted. The top five bands with the most public “likes” will compete on Aug. 1 at Liberty Hall. “Each …

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Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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Aug 07 2013

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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May 10 2013

Scratch new KISS game

In celebration of KISS’ 40th Anniversary and the release of their newest hit album, “MONSTER,” the Texas Lottery has launched a KISS® scratch-off game, giving lottery players the chance to scratch all night and party with the band in L.A. The game features more than $10 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $35,000 …

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Jul 16 2012

Why you need a Social Media Will

By Jason Alderman By most estimates, over half of adult Americans haven’t written a will stating how their assets should be distributed after death. Fewer still have bothered to appoint someone to make financial and health care decisions on their behalf should they become incapacitated. And now we can add another necessary, but probably overlooked …

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Dec 15 2011

Home security compromised

By Eric Garner/Special to ETR Lock the doors… check. Close all windows, upstairs and down… check.  Leave a key with Bob next door… check. Just when you thought you had mastered the art of burglar-proofing your home, a new danger has emerged that could compromise the safety of your residence this holiday season. And that …

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Sep 27 2011

Airing one’s dirty laundry takes new meaning

By James J. Jackson As a father and grandfather, I am well aware that young people, more often than not, will discount the counsel of their elders as irrelevant, naïve, and ‘old-fashioned’- certainly not something to apply to their lives. Often, they will listen to and trust other entities, such as TV, friends, the Internet, …

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