Tag Archive: safety

Sep 14 2013

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Apr 20 2013

Let's lace up and keep running: We can’t close down the world and huddle in our houses after the Boston Marathon attack.

I started running about four years ago to lose weight. At first I hated it. My lungs burned and my head hurt and every footstep felt like sledge hammers pounding on my calves. I persisted out of stubbornness. I’d bought a good pair of shoes and I didn’t want to waste them. A few months …

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May 29 2012

Pentagon spending spree

Throwing money at the military doesn’t buy us safety. By Elizabeth Rose Are you wondering where your tax dollars are going? Then take a look at the $642.5 billion stuffed into the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives recently approved. House Republicans may spout plenty of concern about the nation’s budget deficit, …

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Dec 21 2011

Have a safe and happy holiday

By AG Gregg Abbott   The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when busy people may become more vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. Be aware that criminals sometimes pose as couriers delivering gifts. Be careful about answering your door to strangers, and use a peephole …

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Dec 13 2011

Gift of safety says : Buzzed driving is drunk driving

There will be many reasons to be merry this holiday season. And making sure that your loved ones enjoy themselves responsibly is one of the most reliable ways to guarantee their safety. That is why the Texas Department of Transportation would like everyone to embrace the spirit of driving sober this season. “The message is …

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Oct 26 2011

Have a ‘spooktacular’ Halloween

By Paul van Gorkom   Halloween is the second largest commercial holiday in the United States. There are fun and frightening activities to partake in this fall season, but keep in mind the following safety tips so festivities remain a treat for all. Have a Safe Scare at a Haunted House Haunted houses may be …

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Sep 27 2011

Military generals join Texans in calling for border security action

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Despite empty assurances from Washington, communities along the Texas/Mexico border continue to face threats and violence from invading Mexican drug cartels. With the release of our commissioned report, “Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment,” the Texas Department of Agriculture offers a powerful perspective into this national security breach. …

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Aug 31 2011

Free safety courses offered

The courses are provided free through the KC Workforce Development’s Risk Management Institute which is funded by a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company. For more information, to register, or to inquire about other 2011 courses, call 903-988-7426 or e-mail emcclellan@kilgore.edu. Registration forms and full course descriptions are available at the risk Management website, http://www.kilgore.edu/risk_management.asp.

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