Archive | 2011

Your uncles are calling, the IRS

At the last two open houses, IRS personnel helped more than 16,000 taxpayers. A list of the 74 locations that will be open on Saturday, July 16 is available on the Saturday Service Locations page on www.irs.gov

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Bloomberg’s interview with Buffet July 14 2011

“How fast the recovery will come, I don’t know. I see nothing that indicates any kind of a double dip.”

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A conversation with George Stephanopoulos with Charlie Rose on your economy

Stephanopoulos has also written a memoir, entitled “All Too Human: A Political Education” (1999), which was published after he left the White House during Clinton’s second term. It quickly became a #1 New York Times Best Seller.

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This is how mornings should start and sound

4:45 AM July 10, 2011 my back yard comes alive. You can’t wait for life, you must come out and engage it.

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An ode to the southern man

Admittedly, I recently married one of the sons of the South, so call me foolish with newlywed dreams. On the other hand, I’ve traveled enough to know what a blessing it is to make eye contact and share a smile with strangers on the street, to feel safe enough to walk the streets of small-town America alone and to small talk with others in the grocery store line. While our corner of this country is far from perfect, some benefits of living in the South far outweigh the glitz and glamour offered by sparkly stranger-filled cities devoid of dear southern hospitality.

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Nonprofit group makes dreams come true for Las Vegas Valley senior citizens

Dreams are investigated to ensure that they’re appropriate. One man wanted to sky dive. His doctor, however, nixed the idea for health reasons.

The organization began in 1997 and is 90 percent volunteer-driven. For more information, visit secondwind.org.

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The Happiest Countries in the World

There is more to happiness than raw economic growth. What happens when you measure countries by employment, health care, and life satisfaction? The United States and Europe run in opposite directions. The pursuit of happiness is one of America’s promises to its citizens, enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But today, Americans are a profoundly [...]

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