Tag Archive: safety

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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Aug 16 2011

Truckers play a key food safety role

By Amanda Hitt Food safety is running afoul in Springdale — in more ways than one. First, meat and grain agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a salmonella outbreak and temporarily shut its turkey processing plant in the Arkansas city in early August. Then, a Tyson Foods driver …

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Jun 29 2011

Fourth of July safety reminders

The City of Longview is urging residents to be safe during the upcoming 4th of July weekend. The Longview Fire and Police Departments want to remind citizens it is against City ordinance to use or have fireworks, including firecrackers, bottle rockets, skyrockets or sparklers. Anyone caught with fireworks inside the City limits will be issued …

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