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Aug 16 2014

A ticket to Sarah Palin’s funhouse

I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize for “Goofiest Politicos in America.” But now, a former winner has surged from obscurity to become the frontrunner. Yes, folks, …

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Aug 14 2014

Win this sports car

Calling on all sports car lovers to buy raffle tickets and probably drive home a 1974 red “Stingray” Corvette The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County received a machine many people will like to drive. It is a 1974 “Stingray” t-top with a beautiful red paint job. Even more, it has the original 350-v8-195hp …

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Aug 09 2014

Sales tax weekend nears

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 -10. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel …

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Jul 28 2014

Future CEOs shout YEA

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has begun taking applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) autumn 2014 semester. This year-long program walks middle and high school students through the processes of establishing and then running their own businesses or social movements. All students grades 6-12 are invited to enroll in YEA! While at the academy …

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Jul 21 2014

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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Jul 16 2014

Pinetree Trustee recognized at Leadership TASB

Terre Dunn, a member of the PTISD Board of Trustees, recently was recognized for her completion of the year long Leadership TASB program. Dunn, a former President and Vice-President of the PTISD Board of Trustees and a board member for seven years, was a member of the class of 2014. Leadership TASB, a program sponsored …

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Jul 06 2014

“Watch your car month” informs drivers about preventing vehicle crimes

What is important to you? Is it your family, home, pets, money, security or other possessions? Did you know that if your vehicle is stolen or burglarized, all those things can also be threatened? In other words, crimes against a vehicle may be only the first in a string of criminal acts that directly affect …

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Jul 04 2014

Remembering the price of freedom on independence day

As we do every year, Texans across the state will gather this Fourth of July at barbecues, parades and picnics to enjoy time with family and friends, watch fireworks, and celebrate the anniversary of the birth of our nation. Independence Day is an annual reminder that we are fortunate to enjoy the greatest freedoms in …

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