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May 19 2014

Vacation Costs: Keep a lid on it

Summer vacation is right around the corner. I’m not a big believer in pre-planning every single detail – sometimes the best vacation moments are spontaneous. But unless your rich uncle is paying for the trip, you’ll need to do a certain amount of preparation or your budget will fly out the window. You do have …

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Apr 09 2014

Say NO to Comcast merger

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to scrutinize the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger began on Wednesday — and 400,000 Americans have already signed petitions urging Washington to reject the deal. The petitions, organized by public interest groups Common Cause, Consumers Union, Daily Kos, Demand Progress, Free Press and Working Families, will be delivered to …

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Feb 22 2014

Computer classes scheduled

The Longview Public Library offers a variety of adult computer classes to help you enhance your education and experience. From Computer & Internet Basics to more challenging programs like Adobe InDesign. There’s something for everyone! Classes are free, but we ask that you register in advance, as space is limited. You can stop in and …

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Dec 28 2013

Every Step You Take

Our emails are being tapped, our phone messages tracked, our cell phone locations mapped, and our license plates photographed. You may have noticed that a number of countries are angry at the United States. It’s that Edward Snowden thing. Spying has suddenly provided a convenient horse for foreign leaders to ride in venting their simmering …

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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 07 2013

Don’t hang it up: Landlines create a lifeline for rural Texans

The past few decades have been one of breathtaking change in telephone communications technology. Nowadays, we Texans are able to connect with family, friends and business associates via traditional landline telephones, and through video, voice and data communications delivered over integrated wireline and wireless networks. Despite this remarkable leap in technology, universally available landline phone …

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Mar 27 2013

Forward Thinking Tax Policy: Give Texas a Competitive Tech Edge

When businesses look to Texas, they see a leader among the states economically. Our job creation and business-friendly climate is legendary. Other states yearn for the Texas advantage, but in many cases, twenty states plus the District of Columbia, our competition is well ahead of the game when it comes to attracting the engine of …

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Jun 15 2011

Beware the dangers of social networking

By James J. Jackson In just a few years, an explosion of social networking sites, such as FaceBook, Twitter, U-tube, etc., have arrived on the Internet  These sites allow us to find lost friends and family members, get and stay in touch with others. Social networks are often used to spread prayer requests to others, …

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