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Jun 24 2015

UT Tyler Announces New Vice President

Wendell Jeffreys has been named the next vice president for university advancement at The University of Texas at Tyler, effective Aug. 15, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. Jeffreys comes to UT Tyler from Colorado State University, where he currently serves as the executive director of development for the College of Business. There, he manages a …

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Jun 24 2015

Summer Snack Program Going on Now

Buckner Joins Forces with 200 Volunteers to Feed Hope, Fight Hunger Buckner Children and Family Services is partnering with local volunteers to host “Summer Fun”, a free snack program designed to bridge the hunger gap and build relationships with underprivileged children and families within the Longview community. From June 16 – July 30, more than …

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Jun 24 2015

Protecting Consumers

New Law To Curb Surprise Medical Billing in Texas By Rafael Ayuso AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson today applauded Gov. Greg Abbott and members of the Legislature for making meaningful progress toward protecting consumers with the signing of Senate Bill 481, a measure that could significantly reduce surprise medical billing in Texas. Senate Bill 481, …

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Jun 24 2015

The Year of the Internet Voter

Politicians ignore the rising digital coalition at their peril. In the 1996 election it was the soccer mom. In 2004 it was the NASCAR dad. Could 2016 be the year of the Internet voter? The Internet has grown from a fad to an essential tool to a platform that’s catalyzed a growing political constituency. Pollsters …

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Jun 24 2015

Enhancing Care

Texas Rising Star Adopts Quality Standards for Texas Children The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is changing its Texas Rising Star (TRS) child care provider certification program to enhance quality childcare services to children and families. In January, TWC commissioners adopted modifications that include a new rating and logo system making it easier for parents to …

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Jun 24 2015

Disaster Unemployment Aid Now Available

Workers affected by floods in seven additional counties may now apply for assistance Victims of flooding in seven additional counties may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) as a result of an amendment to the Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4223-DR). Individual Assistance is now available for residents of …

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Jun 24 2015

Prayer Power

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Longview Clergy Coalition President Jeff Borgwardt is clear on the reasons for his group’s call for prayer. With all the issues Longview has faced during the past six months, and with summer starting he and the Coalition, decided this is an even-better-than-usual time to pray. The Coalition has hosted prayer walks in the past, but …

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Mar 12 2015

City To Tackle Crime

Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Mayor Jay Dean has just two months left in his term in office, but he is not coasting to the finish line. So far this year six murders have taken place in Longview, and the mayor is taking aim on this tragic situation. Dean held a press conference to reveal his …

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