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Companies Can Either Make Things or Make CEOs Rich
Companies Can Either Make Things or Make CEOs Rich Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy. By  Sam Pizzigati Jeff Immelt, the CEO of ...
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ever Ridden in a Helicopter?
  Have you ever ridden in a helicopter?  Now, there's a weird feeling.  Even though you know the rotor blades above your head are well beyond reach of your head, you still tend to duck down as you ...
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Video: Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb at Gilmer Rotary Club
This presentation was made at the club's meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Gilmer Civic Center.
Jun 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Day In Court
Pastor Steve Ellison   There is an old Jewish saying, “Two men argued over a cow.  One pulled on its head and one pulled on its tale, while it was being milked by a lawyer.”   We have an epidemic i...
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Securing Safe Funding for Business
In the market for additional funding to grow your business? You’re not alone. Maintaining sufficient working capital is essential to every company. Business owners require resources to cover daily ...
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Summertime Blues
  It was the spring of 1958 when Eddie Cochran and Jerry Neal Capeheart wrote and Cochan recorded a song that would capture the ears of young radio listeners around the globe.  The song was Summert...
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Analysis: You can fight City Hall — if you’re governor of Texas
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: You can fight City Hall — if you’re governor of Texas by  Ross Ramsey June 23, 2017 Local government attorneys in Texas are about to take a page from Greg Abbott, who spent 12 years as th...
Poll: Most Americans Unaware GOP Plans Would Make Deep Funding Cuts To Medicare
by SHEFALI LUTHRA, The Texas Tribune
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Poll: Most Americans Unaware GOP Plans Would Make Deep Funding Cuts To Medicaid By Shefali Luthra Congress is moving fast toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, with an eye on revamping Medicaid...
Free Money Hook for Government Grant Scam
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If free government money you never have to repay sounds too good to be true, you’re right, because it’s the hook for a common con. In 2016, BBB received over 1,100 reports of government grant scams...
CAPAC Members Denounce Senate Republicans’ Trumpcare Proposal
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
  WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Senate Republicans released their proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) released th...
Patients Will Die if Congress Doesn't Reauthorize this 25-Year Old Law
by PETER J. PITTS
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of Americans could die waiting for the FDA to approve new, lifesaving treatments if Congress fails to reauthorize a 25-year old law this summer. The legislation, the Prescription Drug Use...
The Rebel Mountain Perspective: Christians Bring Your Faith to American Citizenship
by MARK VOGL
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are  endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights , that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit...
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