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Aug 25 2014

TB&T raises $200K

Texas Bank and Trust invited the community out to give Buckner their best shot at the 15th Annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. A total of $204,000 was raised to help support Buckner programs in Longview. “Thank you to everyone who came out and made this year’s sporting clays challenge our most successful …

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Aug 14 2014

Win this sports car

Calling on all sports car lovers to buy raffle tickets and probably drive home a 1974 red “Stingray” Corvette The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County received a machine many people will like to drive. It is a 1974 “Stingray” t-top with a beautiful red paint job. Even more, it has the original 350-v8-195hp …

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May 22 2014

Booting out cancer

The Longview Cattle Baron’s Ball has kicked off its annual fundraiser. This year’s Ball is set for September 13, at the Spur of the Moment Ranch. Committee Chairman Jennifer Teague has a personal reason for chairing this year’s event. Her mother, Delma Moreno is a cancer survivor. In addition, American Cancer Society has restructured the …

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Mar 17 2014

Texas Lottery® recognizes problem gambling

As a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the Texas Lottery® is recognizing March, Problem Gambling Awareness Month, by reminding lottery players to play responsibly. “We are committed to helping raise awareness of problem gambling and as always, remind players that it only takes one ticket to win,” said Texas Lottery Executive …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Nov 02 2013

You won’t love these McSubsidies:Taxpayers will shell out $1.2 billion this year to support workers

    Let us all now bow before the god of free enterprise, whose awesomeness was revealed in a recent news release announcing that the divine managers of fast-food deity McDonald’s achieved a profit of $1.5 billion in just three months this summer. Holy Big Mac! How does Mickey D’s do that? Peek behind the …

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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 07 2013

The values divide: The showdown in Washington isn’t just about political posturing

There’s a lot of talk about how polarized the country is today. Sometimes that polarization is more than about partisan politics — it’s about real differences in values. Take the House Republicans’ recent votes to deny food and health care to millions of Americans. Those were statements of values. The first vote was to cut …

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