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May 28 2012

Longview PD assists in $20M conspiracy investigation

By Jimmy Isaac   Longview Police Departmant’s Cybercrimes Unit played a key role in the investigation that led to lengthy prison sentence for at least three North Texas men convicted in a more than $20 million conspiracy. Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater called the case “a massive, complicated, multi-year scheme to defraud a …

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Apr 04 2012

Gregg County gets job boost

By Jimmy Isaac The Gregg County job market got a boost of longevity Tuesday when Kilgore-based General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and New Zealand-based Windflow Technology announced a 10-year agreement to manufacture two-bladed, 500-kilowatt wind turbines in Longview and Kilgore. The companies announced the agreement at power-eng.com. Windflow Technology manufactures two-blade turbines. General Dynamics is a …

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Mar 27 2012

State unemployment rate fall results in changes to unemployment benefits

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that because the state’s improving unemployment rate has fallen below the federal law standard for eligibility for a High Unemployment Period (HUP), TWC will begin paying extended benefits at a new maximum rate of 13 weeks beginning April 8, 2012. This change is the result of Texas’ total …

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Feb 07 2012

SBDC will offer payroll law workshops

The Kilgore College Small Business Development Center will host the first of a new series of “coffee connections” workshops for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs called “Payroll Law 2012.” The seminar is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, in the KCSBDC Boardroom, located at 911 NW Loop 281, Suite 209 (Austin …

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Jan 05 2012

Benefits deadline extended

Jobless Texans will have until March 3, 2012 to qualify for emergency unemployment benefits.  Without this extension assistance for 78,000 claimants would have run out in January. Congress approved the extension last month, before claimants would have endured a gap in their benefits.  Each recipients should continue to request unemployment benefit payments on his scheduled …

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Nov 30 2011

Texas EUC extended

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced a six-week extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act benefits (Tier IV) for unemployed Texans. The extension comes as a result of the state’s average unemployment rate reaching an estimated 8.5 percent or higher over the previous three months. The U.S. Department of Labor authorized TWC to begin …

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Oct 19 2011

Scam warning

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) warns Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits recipients to be aware of unscrupulous business operators who may try to obtain their personally identifiable information such as date of birth, debit card numbers, Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) or social security numbers. Recipients should only give personal information when filing for benefits online at …

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