New Law Hopes to Help Elderly Texans Fooled by Scammers

New Law Hopes to Help Elderly Texans Fooled by Scammers Via: Texas Tribune By: Kirby Wilson A new law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott now gives financial institutions greater authority to stop transactions that drained vulnerable elders out of their money. Under previous Texas law, some banks, credit unions and securities firms would routinely halt […]

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Charlie’s Place Recovery Center – A Night in Vegas Fundraiser Event

Charlie’s Place Recovery Center – A Night in Vegas Fundraiser Event About Charlie’s Place The Coastal Bend is extremely fortunate to have great non-profits that directly support our community and those who live in it. Charlie’s Place Recovery Center is one of the many non-profits helping members of our community recovering from addiction get back […]

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New Texas Insurance Law Could Impact Hurricane Harvey Damage Claims

New Texas Insurance Law Could Impact Hurricane Harvey Damage Claims Via: CNN Money By: Danielle Wiener-Bronner Photo Courtesy KSAT Attorneys and a Texas lawmaker are urging homeowners to try and file claims for property damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey before September 1, when a new insurance law goes into effect. The law will impact policyholders […]

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Texas’ Statewide Texting and Driving Ban in Effect September 1st

Texas’ Statewide Texting and Driving Ban in Effect September 1st Via: KNUE.com Photo Courtesy of Huffington Post The new texting and driving ban signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott takes effect in a few days, but there are some things we need to know now to prep for it. Like how high are the fines? […]

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Certain Countries Want to Ban All Vehicles that Run On Gas or Diesel

Some Countries Want to Ban Gas & Diesel Vehicles, will the U.S. Follow? By Paul A. Eisenstein Via NBC News If France’s Environment Minister has his way, the country could join a small but growing list of countries that plan to ban vehicles running on gasoline, diesel or other fossil fuels. The proposal was announced […]

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Takata Air Bag Company Files for Bankruptcy Amid Recalls and Lawsuits

Takata Air Bag Company Files for Bankruptcy Amid Recalls and Lawsuits By Tom Krisher, Marcy Gordon and Mari Yamaguchi | AP Via The Associated Press Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on […]

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New Texas Law Sets Rules for Driverless Cars

New Texas Law Sets Rules for Driverless Cars By: Brandon Formby Via The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Thursday that signals to Google, Uber and carmakers that they are welcome to test self-driving cars on the state’s roads and highways without a driver behind the wheel. There was nothing in existing law […]

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Texas Ban on Texting While Driving Takes Effect Sept. 1

Texas Ban on Texting While Driving Takes Effect Sept. 1 By: Dug Begley VIA The Houston Chronicle OMG, Texas has a texting ban for drivers. Gov. Greg. Abbott signed HB 62 Tuesday, approving the state’s first ban on handheld communications by motorists. It brings an end to more than a decade of efforts by some […]

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It’s Time to Address Critical Safety Recalls for Your Vehicle

It’s Time to Address Critical Safety Recalls for Your Vehicle 2017 has seen massive recalls over defective air bags and seat belts—two critical vehicle occupant safety features. To procrastinate over dealing with these recalls, or to flat out ignore them, is to put your life and the lives of your passengers in constant danger. Air […]

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March 2017 Recall Overview

March 2017 Recall Overview Air Bag Issue Sparks GM Recall of Older Sports Cars General Motors is recalling 107,000 older sports cars worldwide because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag. Read more Air Bag, Console Issues Prompt Mercedes-Benz Recalls Affecting Nearly 20,000 Cars Mercedes-Benz has recalled 12,456 E-Class 2017 vehicles because […]

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