Tag Archive: online

Feb 09

Valentine’s Day Scams Warning

On Valentine’s Day, people’s emotions run all over the map – some are head-over-heels and want to shower their loved one with gifts, while others are despondent because currently they have no one special in their life. Whatever your love status, one thing everyone needs to guard against at this time of year is scams. …

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Sep 21

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

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

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

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

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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May 31

ETMC offering online mammogram scheduling

ETMC is the first hospital system in East Texas to offer complete, online mammogram scheduling, available on our website at www.etmc.org. “Online registration for digital mammography at ETMC will add convenience for East Texas women,” according to Regina Davis, director of the breast care center. “Women will be able to schedule their annual appointment at …

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