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May 13 2014

Schools’ testing questioned

The president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT,) Linda Bridges, has commented on the Texas Education Agency’s guidelines for evaluating teachers. These evaluations are submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. “The commissioner is relying on a defective value-added model to measure teacher performance based on standardized test scores, …

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Oct 30 2013

Local ladies lauded

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has released its 14th list of local women the hospital has selected as its 2014 Stars Over Longview. During the two months when women were being nominated the LRMC Advisory Council meticulously evaluated 12 outstanding ladies to be recognized as stars for their dedication to the city and their contributions to …

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Jun 20 2013

GSMC welcomes interns

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Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) held a “Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception” for the 2016 graduating class of Internal Medicine Residents. The event featured orations from hospital officials and a representative from UT Health-Northeast; introduction of the new class of interns, the presentation of White Coats, the 2012-2013 Avicenna Award presentation, 2012-2013 Intern of …

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Jun 14 2013

Texas Bank & Trust bankrolls Habitat for Humanity

The local Texas Bank & Trust has pledged $50,000 to the Long Habitat for Humanity’s Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign. The donation will fund a new facility. “As a community bank we understand that access to safe and affordable housing is vitally important to the strength of any community. There is no better testament …

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Jun 06 2013

LRMC grabs new awards

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has furthered its reputation for excellence by earning the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Evidence-based guidelines pointed to LRMC as a facility whose care for cardiac and stroke patients scored 85 (or higher) for two or more six-month intervals while …

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May 09 2013

Famed healer comes to Good Shepard

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Dr. Charles Secrest is one of the country’s most renowned urologists, and as of May 1 has joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates to further boost this institution’s success in bringing optimum health to all East Texans. Simply put, urological care in this region is better than ever. Patients have long traveled great distances to receive …

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