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Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 23 2015

Billy Adler Spits Fire

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Kelly Bell/ETR Aviators and volunteers started arriving at Maude Cobb Convention Center at just after 5:00 a.m. By 6:00am the place was teeming with a crowd ready to get the balloons off the ground. Jerry Trice has sat on the GTBR board of directors for more than 25 years, and his enthusiasm just keeps growing. …

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Jul 19 2015

City Slates “School is Cool” Event

The “School is Cool” back to school event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 13 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Harvey Hall and the Rose Garden for children and their parents to prepare for the new school year. This event has free admission. Presented by the City of Tyler, Northeast Public Health District, Brookshire’s, the …

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Jul 18 2015

Early Childhood Educators Graduate, Receive Accreditation

Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) in partnership with Champions for Children hosted a graduation for 53 child care professionals receiving their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential on Thursday. The CDA Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in early …

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Jul 17 2015

Border Security: Perry Dumps Trump

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Donald Trump’s Border Security Comments AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s ongoing comments about Governor Perry and border security: “Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his fundamental misunderstanding of border security. Make no mistake – border security is a federal responsibility, but when I …

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Jul 17 2015

DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Auto Theft This Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries tend to increase during the summer months – especially July and August – and is encouraging individuals to take necessary precautions to protect their vehicles from potential thefts. “The summer months in Texas typically are one of the busiest …

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Jul 16 2015

Online Safety for Kids

It’s summertime, and along with the extra outdoor activities, children will have more time indoors, which means they’ll have additional time to spend online. Today’s children spend up to seven and a half hours a day online playing games, doing research for school or using social networking sites. While the internet offers numerous opportunities for children, it also …

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Jul 16 2015

“Rock, Paper, Scissors:” Liberty Hall Announces Online Voting

Online voting for bands competing to play at Liberty Hall’s battle of the bands event, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” begins Monday, July 13. Individuals can vote by visiting Liberty Hall’s Facebook page and “liking” the band videos posted. The top five bands with the most public “likes” will compete on Aug. 1 at Liberty Hall. “Each …

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