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Sep 11 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance


BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance Arlington, VA – September 8, 2015–As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy but unfortunately also attract scam fund raising efforts,” …

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Aug 02 2015

AG Paxton Arrest “Top 10” Most Wanted Sex Offender

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Fugitive Unit arrested Michael Dewayne Cox after he failed to comply with sex offender registration requirements. On July 20, Coxs’ wanted information and photographs were included on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) “Top 10” sex offender list. “One of Texas’ …

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Jul 16 2015

Online Safety for Kids

It’s summertime, and along with the extra outdoor activities, children will have more time indoors, which means they’ll have additional time to spend online. Today’s children spend up to seven and a half hours a day online playing games, doing research for school or using social networking sites. While the internet offers numerous opportunities for children, it also …

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Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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Mar 07 2012

Online book fair ends 17th

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out our online book fair March 4th-17th! Just log on to www.books4schools.com, find Longview Public Library in the active book fairs menu. Then shop to your heart’s content! The Longview Public Library have great reads for everyone from children to adults. It’s the perfect way to help out …

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Feb 21 2012

Online resource prepares students

Ninth grade students at John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools have access to a new online study resource called OnTRACK. The web-based lessons are designed to prepare students for the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. “Tyler ISD constantly looks for ways to support our students’ learning,” Kim Tunnell, Tyler ISD executive director of curriculum …

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Aug 09 2011

New university founded

With the support of Higher Education Chairs Senator Judith Zaffirini and Representative Dan Branch, Governor Rick Perry has announced the establishment of a subsidiary of Western Governors University (WGU) — WGU-Texas.  This will be a fully accredited, nationally recognized, nonprofit educational facility. WGU-Texas will provide students a flexible yet prestigious alternative that they can afford …

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May 31 2011

Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

By Jason Alderman We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior. The same advice may be appropriate for grandma and grandpa as well. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of new Internet users, as they’ve discovered email, online shopping and banking, social networking, traveling …

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