Tag Archive: work

Jun 15 2014

Employment scams

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) wants Texas job seekers to be aware that unscrupulous people posing as potential employers may try to take their money in exchange for non-existent jobs, even sometimes posing as representatives of established businesses or using legitimate meeting spaces to meet and interview victims. The reported scams can happen online, by …

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Jun 10 2014

Financial advice for new Fathers

Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If you’re a new …

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May 04 2014

Social Security:Foundation to build upon

National Family Month takes place each year from Mother’s Day in May to Father’s Day in June, and coincides with the end of the school year when families are able to spend even more time together. It is the perfect time to spend more time focusing on each member of your family. Social Security has …

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Mar 17 2014

Texas Lottery® recognizes problem gambling

As a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the Texas Lottery® is recognizing March, Problem Gambling Awareness Month, by reminding lottery players to play responsibly. “We are committed to helping raise awareness of problem gambling and as always, remind players that it only takes one ticket to win,” said Texas Lottery Executive …

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Feb 03 2014

“Color and Texture deadline loom”

   Gallery Main Street is accepting entries into the jury process for its upcoming “Color and Texture: A Fiber Arts Exhibit” until Friday, February 7.    “Color and Texture” will be the second juried exhibit of 2014 for the gallery.    The Gallery is managed by the City of Tyler Main Street Department in cooperation …

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Nov 03 2013

The wonder of work

Years ago a “hobo” came to the back porch as my mother sat there “shelling peas.” “Pardon me, Ma’am, but could you spare a meal to a starving traveler?” Graciously, but firmly, my mother responded and said she would be happy to provide a meal but he would have to do some yard work first. …

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Jun 18 2013

A rotten bacon behemoth: If a Chinese company’s bid to acquire Smithfield goes through, consumers and farmers will suffer.

American consumers may not even notice the change if a newly proposed takeover by China’s largest meat processor of our nation’s leading pork company goes through. But the $4.7 billion transaction would certainly show up on our plates: in the form of farmer exploitation, more factory farms, and a more complicated supply chain that increases …

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