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Jul 13 2015

Summer Tips

By Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.  After Spring Break, kids along with teachers and administrators start the countdown to summer vacation. In contrast, parents are stressed out trying to figure out what they will do …

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Jul 12 2015

Hudson ISD’s Whiteker Named Superintendent of the Year

Hudson ISD Superintendent Mary Ann Whiteker was recently named as the Region 7 Education Service Center’s 2015 Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) and will serve as the regional representative in the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) statewide program. “I am extremely honored to be selected as the 2015 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year,” …

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Jul 10 2015

Growing Farm to School

By John Crabtree Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and …

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Jul 10 2015

Monsanto’s Boot Camp

If much of today’s news seems unreal to you, that’s because corporations are spoon-feeding it to the media. By Jim Hightower One reason corporations get away with running roughshod over us is that America’s mass-market media has been thoroughly corporatized — both in structure and mindset. Our daily news feed is largely a regurgitation of …

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Jul 06 2015

Buckner to Host Foster Care and Adoption Interest Meeting

LONGVIEW, Texas — Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Buckner’s offices, located at 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children, domestic infant adoption …

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Jul 06 2015

AG Announces Settlement With BP

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas, together with four states and the federal government, had reached an agreement in principle with BP that fully resolves all remaining government claims against the company resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Texas’ share of today’s announced settlement totals more than $788 million. Combined with …

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Jul 06 2015

Health Insurance: Supreme Court Preserves Marketplaces

By John Crabtree The Supreme Court recently announced their decision upholding tax subsidies to help people purchase individual health insurance plans through a federal health insurance marketplace. The Supreme Court made the right decision, preserving provisions of the Affordable Care Act that have been so crucial in providing access to more affordable health care coverage …

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Feb 11 2015

Learn at Lunch

All About Water The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, February 11. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview. Master Gardeners’ business meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. and speaker’s program will begin at noon. Dr. Charles H. Whiteside, Founder, President …

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