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Sep 19 2015

Coats for Kids


Longview Community Ministries announces its annual COATS FOR KIDS event to be held on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 from 8a.m.-2p.m., at Broughton Recreation Center. We are asking the public to please donate new or gently used coats to participating cleaners from October 1st-31st. The following is a list of participating cleaners: Alpine Cleaners, Dry Clean …

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Sep 18 2015

AG Sets Record

By Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division Sets Record by Collecting $3.9 Billion in Child Support for Texas Children The Texas Attorney General’s Office Child Support Division set a record by collecting more than $3.9 billion in child support for the state fiscal year that ended Aug. 31. The $3.9 …

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Sep 04 2015

Storms and Struggles


As James was preparing to leave for the weekend, the vice-president called him into his office and asked him to sit down across the desk from him. In a somber voice he said, “I’m sorry, James, but we are reducing the sales staff and this was your last day with this company. Here’s a severance …

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Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses


BBB serving Central East Texas has received reports that businesses are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Oncor Electric Delivery Company employees. Consumers report that these individuals are threatening them with disconnection of service if payment is not made immediately. BBB reminds business owners that impostor scams are common, and advises them to check …

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Aug 13 2015

Junior League Preps Young Scholars

Kelly Bell/ETR Despite still being mired in the dog days of a typically sweltering East Texas summer, the time has come to look ahead to the coming school year. Uniforms, shoes and sundry supplies for area students are a matter on the minds of most parents. Junior League of Longview collaborated with Buckner Children and …

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Aug 07 2015

Cornyn Introduces Mental Health, Safe Communities Act


Bill Will Enable Law Enforcement, Local Officials to Better Identify and Treat Potentially Dangerous Mentally-Ill Individuals   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will introduce legislation designed to enhance the ability of local communities to identify and treat potentially dangerous, mentally-ill individuals. The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act will help fix the …

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Jul 30 2015

Dear Alma

A Niece with Sticky Fingers Dear Alma, About six months ago, my sister moved back to our hometown with her daughter, who is 10 years old. They don’t live that far from me, its walking distance. I recently noticed when my niece comes by to visit without her mother, after she leaves, a few of …

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Jul 25 2015

Disaster Unemployment Aid Available

Workers affected by floods in four more counties may now apply for assistance AUSTIN – Victims of flooding in four additional counties may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of an amendment to the Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4223-DR). A total of 46 counties have been affected by the damage sustained …

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