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Tag Archive: Prevention

Aug 07 2015

Cornyn Introduces Mental Health, Safe Communities Act

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Bill Will Enable Law Enforcement, Local Officials to Better Identify and Treat Potentially Dangerous Mentally-Ill Individuals   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will introduce legislation designed to enhance the ability of local communities to identify and treat potentially dangerous, mentally-ill individuals. The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act will help fix the …

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Aug 02 2015

Hispanics Killed With Guns Study Finds

More than 3,000 Hispanics per year are killed with guns; two-thirds of Hispanic gun deaths are homicides Washington, DC — More than 47,000 Hispanics were killed with guns in the United States from 1999 through 2013, with an average of more than 3,000 gun deaths per year, according to a new study by the Violence …

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Jul 30 2015

Fighting Diabetes

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Preventing diabetes is something that seems to be on the forefront of many minds. Most commonly, we hear that individuals are encouraged to avoid sweets, as this is thought to be one of the number one ways to prevent diabetes. Although following a healthy diet pattern is very important, there are many other things that …

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Jul 25 2013

Birdshot and benevolence: Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge fundraiser a huge success

Texas Bank & Trust (TB&T) has provided Buckner Children and Family Services with a title sponsorship. For the last 13 years TB&T has been such a faithful sponsor for this event that it is known as the Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. This annual double-barrel (clay) bird blaster is Buckner’s most profitable local …

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Jul 16 2012

Longview to receive crime prevention grant says Cornyn

Funding will help local law enforcement officials keep community safe   The City Longview of will receive a grant of $53,427 from the Department of Justice to help prevent crime based on local needs and conditions, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced Friday. The funding comes through the Edward …

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Nov 16 2011

Giving thanks, giving back

Dr. Bill Taylor, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology– Longview Cancer Center and Debbie Henderson, business owner and volunteer at the Clinic

This Thanksgiving, Texas Oncology–Longview and Texas Oncology–Tyler are commemorating Texas Oncology’s 25th anniversary by thanking their patients for trusting them with the most precious gift of all – their health. In doing so, Texas Oncology is rolling out a series of activities during the holiday season to give back to its patients and those that …

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Oct 06 2011

Multicultural Festival scheduled

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Race Relations Committee will host the 5th annual Multicultural Festival on Saturday, October 22, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blvd. The event promises to be rich with cultural entertainment, exhibits, merchant booths and an array of multicultural cuisine …

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Jun 07 2011

Preventing bullying and cyber bullying

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Bullying was once considered an unfortunate – but relatively harmless – schoolyard malady. Today, however, parents, educators and law enforcement officials are increasingly recognizing that bullying is anything but harmless. Young victims of bullying can suffer long-term consequences that haunt them long into adulthood. For the perpetrators, bullying can …

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