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Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech - The Galveston County Daily News: Music

BACLIFF — Terry Singeltary loves the freedom of living in unincorporated Texas — he finds life outside the city limits keeps his community small, his taxes low and people telling you what to do to a minimum.

Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech

BOSTON (AP) — Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995. Now in his 20th season, Lockhart has raised his baton 1,700 times to lead the group nicknamed "America's Orchestra." Along the ...

VALLEY BITES: The Smoking Oak

Mario and his father, Mario Dominguez Sr., toured the establishments named in the magazine. Of course, Lockhart, the barbecue capital of Texas, has been a common stop for Dominguez. Drawing inspiration from these places, Dominguez Jr. took an interest in ...

West Texas High Comanches rally past Clarendon Broncos to win baseball playoff series

Trey Griffin and Cade Young. W—Griffin. L—Lockhart. 2B—Clarendon: Joshua Cobb 2. 3B—Clarendon: Hatley. Records: West Texas High 16-6, Clarendon 16-10. Noteworthy: Freshman Derek Smith’s seventh-inning single lifts Comanches to Class 2A region ...

10 road-trip-worthy barbecue joints around Texas

Vitals: 619 N. Colorado, in Lockhart, 512-398-2361; kreuzmarket.com. The Salt Lick: Not everyone agrees that the barbecue at the Salt Lick is the best in the state, but in terms of pure Texas barbecue atmosphere, few can match this rambling amusement-park ...

Citation Nation: Texas speed traps

The town is located between Austin and Lockhart. He paid a $229 speeding fine for driving 75 miles an hour in a 60 miles an hour zone. "It's half your rent right there going to the police department," said Cisneros According to records from Texas Judicial ...

Lockhart ISD staffer accused of sending inappropriate texts to students

LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — A Lockhart Independent School District employee has been removed from working on any campus after it was reported the staff member was sending inappropriate text messages to two students. Superintendent Tina Knudsen said the ...

You Don’t Want to Be Old in These States

LOCKHART, Texas—The call from the nursing home came just before dawn, jolting Martha Sherwood awake. During the night, fire ants had swarmed over her 85-year-old mother, injecting their stinging venom into Natalie Sealy’s face, arms, hands and chest.

A Great Nursing Home Can Be Hard to Find

LOCKHART, Texas – The call from the nursing home came just before dawn, jolting Martha Sherwood awake. During the night, fire ants had swarmed over her 85-year-old mother, injecting their stinging venom into Natalie Sealy's face, arms, hands and chest.

We Were Liars, por E. Lockhart

We are Sinclairs. No one is needy. No one is wrong. We live, at least in the summertime, on a private island off the coast of Massachusetts. Perhaps that is all you need to know. Olá pessoal! Cá …

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

I read We Were Liars a few weeks ago. It was one of those really quick reads because it’s fairly short, but mainly because it is very captivating. I finished it within two to three days. It’s a book t…

Carpenter Lockhart (TX) – Lockhart Carpenters

Carpenter Lockhart (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Lockhart (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Lockhart, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structures made…

We Were Liars by E.Lockhart

Be normal, now. Right now.  Because you are. Because you can be. A heart-wrenching tragedy beautifully made. Just extraordinary. I don’t even know where to start. I don’t know if words can even…

19.05.15 – Texas – Day 19, Austin – Lockhart

Today was going to be a day of delicious geekery.  Hubby and I were going for a tour around the offices for Cloud Imperium Games who are making the computer game Star Citizen. Cloud Imperium Games wa…

Deep in the Lockhart of Texas

I can’t write a food blog in Texas without devoting at least one post to barbecue. This is a state that’s serious about its barbecue; there’s even a James Beard Award-winning pitmaster (the first ever…

Oh, Foiled by Predictability!: E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars

I waited patiently to get my hands on a copy of E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars. It helped that I’ve been mired in a super-busy semester, but I was also super patient. The hype was tremendous: it’s amazin…

We Were Liars, de E. Lockhart

· Título: We Were Liars · Saga: libro único · Autor: Emily Lockhart · Traductor: (leído en inglés) · Editorial: Hot Key Books · Fecha de publicación: mayo 2014 · Páginas: 227 · Precio: 11,04 € · Pá…

Who is in Charge in Your Life?

Whatever we chose to do in life, we chose it because we expect to gain something in exchange. If I snap at my daughter when she does something wrong, I do it because I expect her to change her behavio…

Fed’s Lockhart Still Sees Rate Rise in Coming Months, Data Permitting

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Wednesday he remains hopeful the U.S. central bank can raise rates at some point in the next few months, but he needs to be sure that wea…


In LOCKHART TEXAS: Why Good Trade Deals Matter to a Business

Nick Martin is the co-founder of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling business. He sent the following email to the White House list to highlight why a better trade deal means a brighter future for online businesses like his.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership isn´t just President Obama´s proposed trade deal -- it´s mine, too. It´s a trade deal that millions of other online small business owners in this country would be proud to add their name to. I want to tell you why:

Every time I step through the doors of one of our 4,000-square-foot warehouses in Boulder and Denver, Colorado -- every time I see the bikes and cycling parts that line those walls and take in the energetic buzz of our 30-member team -- I take a step back and reflect on a simple fact: I own a business. It’s a "pinch-me" moment -- every time.

I am a cyclist and the proud co-owner of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling store. And thanks to the Internet and the availability of e-commerce platforms like eBay, we´ve gone global. After all, when it’s not cycling season in the U.S., it’s peak season somewhere else in the world.

International customers aren´t just good for business abroad; they’re great for my Colorado communities. Why? Because selling in more markets means I can hire more people here at home. In fact, more small businesses are using the Internet to grow their business by reaching new customers they couldn´t reach before.

This is why trade is so important to me. If the success of American businesses in the global economy is important to you, say you’re an ambassador for a better trade deal that delivers a brighter future for all of us.

It may seem like a really remote and technical issue, but it actually has a real impact on how small businesses like mine do business. Currently more than 40% of our transactions cross U.S. borders. Unfortunately, most of our trade rules were written in a "pre-Internet" era, which means they are a nightmare to navigate for small online businesses.

Here’s an example: Right now, customs rules are so inconsistent and hard to follow that if we put a cycling part in the wrong packaging or mail it with the wrong label, it won’t make it to our customer in one country. The rules are different for each country, and are sometimes set up in a way that completely blocks out American business.

That is why it is so important that we secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new kind of trade agreement that will ensure America writes the rules and levels the playing field for online businesses and American workers by:

Reducing and eliminating tariffs across the Asia-Pacific region

Streamlining customs procedures

Making the rules more transparent, consistent, and less costly

Helping keep the Internet open and free, enabling online businesses to operate without unnecessary infrastructure costs

Of course, as the President has said, not all of our past trade deals have lived up to their promise. Thankfully, this trade deal is on track to be different. In fact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is shaping up to be the most progressive trade deal the world has ever seen. [13]


Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation in LOCKHART TEXAS

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.

America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? Even if you are already saving, it’s good to take a look at your goals and decide if you can save more or start a new savings goal. Join thousands of others who are pledging to pay down debt, save money, and take financial action during America Saves Week.

Not sure what to save for or what to save for next? Here are the most popular saving goals of those who have pledged to save through America Saves:

· Save for Emergencies - Only 37 percent of low-to-moderate income households have a savings or money market account at a bank or credit union and nearly a quarter of savers who have pledged to save have chosen “emergency savings” as their first wealth-building goal. Learn more.

· Save for Education - Saving for education is the second most popular goal savers select when they pledge to save with America Saves. There are many different things to factor in when saving and paying for college. Learn more.

· Pay Down Debt - Getting out of debt is the #3 goal Savers select when they pledge to save. That does not come as a surprise since a 2012 survey found that 45% of families with annual incomes under $50,000 rely on credit cards to pay for basic needs such as rent, utilities, insurance and food. Learn more.

· Save for a Home - For decades, home ownership has been the main path to wealth for most Americans. Today, home equity - the market value of a home minus the balance on any home loans - represents more than four-fifths of the typical family’s wealth. Learn more.

· Save for Retirement - Retirement savings is a top priority for many Savers. Saving for retirement now will ensure that you have enough money to maintain a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Learn more.

Not sure how to save for your goals? Here are some saving strategies to help:

· Save Automatically - The easiest and most effective way to save is automatically. This is how millions of Americans save at their bank or credit union, and how millions of employees save through 401(k) and other retirement programs at work. Learn more.

· Save at Tax Time - Do you spend weeks eagerly anticipating your tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? Many people view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses. They see the money as a gift from the government, to use for splurges or treats. But a tax refund provides the opportunity to improve your financial situation. Learn more.

Take the America Saves Pledge (or re-pledge) today to set your savings goal and make a plan to save. When you take the pledge you can also choose to receive text message tips and reminders to help you save for your goal. And don’t forget to follow America Saves on Facebook and Twitter.

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for inpiduals to assess their own saving status


Campaign in LOCKHART TEXAS: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.



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