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May 22

local photographer awarded

The Longview Convention & Visitors Bureau participated as a sponsor in the 2013 “We Pine for East Texas” Photography Competition sponsored by the Texas Forest Trail Region. The contest celebrates the natural and cultural treasures of East Texas to encourage travelers and locals alike to explore this heritage rich region of Texas. The Longview CVB’s …

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Apr 22

Longtime business owner inducted into the Tortilla Industry Association 2013 Hall of Fame

online mortgage lenders p align=”LEFT”>Ramiro Deleon Roel, founder of La Fama Foods, in Longview, will be inducted into the 2013 Tortilla Industry Association’s Hall of Fame at the association’s annual conference and trade exposition May 10-11 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. The Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) was created in 1989 to serve the emerging …

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Mar 21

Finish Line

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Fitness and altruism is turning out to be an excellent mix. The number of runners at charity events in Longview continues to soar at each event. The recent AMBUCS and Longview Running Club half marathon and 5K benefitting disabled children and adults in the area was a great success. People from neighboring towns of Kilgore, …

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Feb 21

AT&T Invested more than $7 Billion in Texas

    Expanded 4G LTE Coverage, New Cell Sites and Boosted Capacity Drive Improved Customer Experience   AT&T invested more than $7 billion in its Texas wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, with a focus on expanding 4G LTE mobile Internet coverage and enhancing the overall performance of its networks. AT&T has made …

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Feb 12

Honoring our Greatest Generation

Bob Bearden, U.S. Army 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Recently in Houston, the French Government presented the French Legion of Honor Medal to World War II veterans who served in France during the war. Among the group of honorees were 15 Texas veterans. The medal, France’s highest distinction, was originally established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 …

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May 28

Law is lucrative

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By Jimmy Isaac In an area where per capita income lags behind most other cities, Longview attorneys are among the highest paid in the nation, a new report shows. The Longview metropolitan statistical area’s 180 lawyers made an average of $153,870 in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Longview area ranked …

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May 08

It takes one “good” teacher

“Woody” Kuon signs a book for Isabella Olofinlade

Vuthy “Woody” Kuon – author, illustrator, cartoonist, publisher, and speaker visits Johnston McQueen, tells students how one teacher made a difference in his life.   By Diane Perkins   Vuthy “Woody” Kuon recently spoke and autographed books at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School.  Kuon was born in Cambodia in the 70’s during the civil war. His entire …

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May 07

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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