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Do You Wash Your Hands in Public?

Do you wash your hands EVERY time you use a public restroom?

Perhaps you wash your hands religiously after using the restroom at a store or restaurant, but not so much at work. Who cares, you know all those people in the office and they're like family, right? You can let the hand-washing slide there. Ew! Family members and those donut-eating co-workers have germs too.

Just how many people skip washing their hands at public restrooms and go ahead and spread the germs?

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Lufkin May See an Economic Boost

When most people think about oil, they think about money. Cash seems to follow the industry, and some of the wealthiest people in the US are linked to oil. Could an influx of oil money be coming to Lufkin?

A new Angelina Tank and Manufacturing plant has opened up after the city of Lufkin worked hard to draw it in and encourage the owner to set up shop here. The company manufactures tanks and other materials to support the oil industry. And there may be an opportunity for you to get involved.

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Greatest Unknown Holiday of the Year Arrives Tomorrow

Usually I don't get so emotional that tears free flow from my eyes, but there are those solemn events in one's life that necessitate a good cry, and for me, there is no better day -- than tomorrow.

Please share your love with me when I tell you that this "holiday" is so extra special, that I'm planning a personal celebration here at the radio station.  No R.S.V.P. required.  You are all invited to attend and become my special guests, so long as you bring your own food & drink (no alcohol please - at least not during business hours).

Better bring your own folding chair too; and a napkin just in case you spill.

Just one requirement though before entering the building, and that is you must come in costume as your favorite Classic Rocker.  No prizes will be handed out, but if we can't figure out "who you are", we will laugh at you uncontrollably.

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Nacogdoches Chamber Names ‘Large Business of the Year’ [VIDEO]

When you win a distinguished award such as "Large Business of the Year", you certainly know that lots of hard work and dedication of every person involved with the organization, is the landscape that makes the operation run smooth and successful.

The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce meets annually to consider nominations for this award, in addition to "Small", and "Medium" Business of the year achievements.

And the winner is (Drum Roll, please)............................................

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Don’t Make These Resume Goofs

If your email address is "drunkpartychick@something.com" or "jeffreydahmerwannabe@serialkillers.com," you ought not include it on a resume.

Including raunchy and inappropriate email addresses is one of the biggest mistakes you can make on your resume when you're trying to land a new job. What are some other big goofs?

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If You Have One of These Jobs, You May Gain Weight

As I sit here at work snacking on chex mix, I present this question to ponder: What are the jobs most at risk for weight gain?

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School’s Out, Why Can’t Workers be Released for the Summer?

We grew up having our summers free, out of school. Why can't that yearly sabbatical continue into adulthood?

Could you imagine having the summers off? We'd be at Lake Sam Rayburn every day sunning ourselves, not thinking about conference calls and work meetings and deadlines. We could go the the movies whenever we wanted, and go out to lunch and down a margarita with the quesadillas if we wanted to. You can see I've put some thought into this.

Some offices do relax a bit during the summer. My spouse's office hours end at 3:00pm four days out of the week during the summer. What summer benefit would you most like to see?

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More Job Seekers are Getting Tattoos Removed

Gotten any tattoos removed lately? If so, you're not alone. A survey conducted by The Patient’s Guide, an online skincare reference center, shows laser tattoo removals are up by 32 percent this year compared to 2011.

Why?

And will you keep your tattoo into your eighties? One of my family members did.

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Texas To Close Nine Postal Centers, Tyler Affected

Are you aware the USPS (United States Postal Service) first class stamped mail has reduced from 52 billion to 26 billion deliveries in 9 years?  Why?  Today, the "mailbox is now in the computer".  Okay, let me put this into perspective.  You own a business that ships 100 units annually in 2003.  In 2012, you now move 50 units yearly.  Something has to give, right?

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‘Forest Country Job Fair’ Right Around The Corner

I know it's early, but I want to mention the Forest Country Job Fair rapidly approaching on Tuesday, May 22nd (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), being presented by the Lufkin Chamber of Commerce .  Whether you are currently unemployed, or looking for new 'digs', then this may be a great step in the right direction.

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Second Annual GenTX Day Set for May 4

Next week you may be seeing college t-shirts everywhere in Texas.

Next Friday, May 4 is the second annual GenTX Day, when students across the state spend the day surrounded by people wearing college t-shirts. You'll see college t-shirts at the office and at stores and restaurants, and even teachers and staff at schools will trade the business casual clothes for big bold letters and mascot faces, all to support life after high school. All who wear the gear will be sending the message that a college education is a good investment. How does it work?

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Cop Faces Charges After Stealing Food from Work Fridge

At one point or another, we’ve all fallen victim to the theft of food from an office fridge. In general, most of us chalk it up as a minor annoyance. But police in Deer Park, Texas were so fed up with an office thief that they ran a sting to catch him in the act. And, it turns out, the culprit was a cop.

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