Tag Archive: Twitter

Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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May 10 2013

Scratch new KISS game

In celebration of KISS’ 40th Anniversary and the release of their newest hit album, “MONSTER,” the Texas Lottery has launched a KISS® scratch-off game, giving lottery players the chance to scratch all night and party with the band in L.A. The game features more than $10 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $35,000 …

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Dec 15 2011

Home security compromised

By Eric Garner/Special to ETR Lock the doors… check. Close all windows, upstairs and down… check.  Leave a key with Bob next door… check. Just when you thought you had mastered the art of burglar-proofing your home, a new danger has emerged that could compromise the safety of your residence this holiday season. And that …

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Sep 27 2011

Airing one’s dirty laundry takes new meaning

By James J. Jackson As a father and grandfather, I am well aware that young people, more often than not, will discount the counsel of their elders as irrelevant, naïve, and ‘old-fashioned’- certainly not something to apply to their lives. Often, they will listen to and trust other entities, such as TV, friends, the Internet, …

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Jun 15 2011

Beware the dangers of social networking

By James J. Jackson In just a few years, an explosion of social networking sites, such as FaceBook, Twitter, U-tube, etc., have arrived on the Internet  These sites allow us to find lost friends and family members, get and stay in touch with others. Social networks are often used to spread prayer requests to others, …

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