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The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following positions: PERMIT TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR (1). A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; or Floresville website, www.cityoffloresville.org. Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on Monday, December 1, 2014. The City of Floresville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, nationality, related medical condition or handicap.
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Section A: General News


Letter: Don’t arbitrarily dismiss ACA




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Editor:

With the advent of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), we are seeing more and more of the bad side of us human beings. It is disturbing to see that our Texas is one of the leaders in what would have to be called mean-spirited attempts to derail a program that significantly brings down the uninsured numbers and brings us closer to other economically advanced countries that guarantee health coverage. (A program that meets a long-ignored need.)  . . .

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Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
October 9, 2013 3:11pm
 
 
Facts only please: You definitely love propaganda. As for the incompetent, biased CNN they are wrong as usual. So, way would their idiotic article influence anyone's opinion? ... Read More Read More
 
 
Making the choice  
St. Hedwig  
October 9, 2013 3:02pm
 
 
Old news Facts. Date of 9/25 and this is 10/9. Nice try though.
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
October 9, 2013 2:56pm
 
 
Yes, we still support Ted Cruz: Pastor Rafael Cruz, proud father of our junior Senator Ted Cruz will be the keynote speaker at the Floresville Community Convention Center, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
October 9, 2013 12:55pm
 
 
Surprise! Obamacare foe Cruz votes with Democrats on spending plan!!! Still support him?
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/25/politics/shutdown-showdown/index.html
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 6, 2013 10:38am
 
 
Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime, expose
him to sales taxes on tackle, force him to pay for a
government license to harvest nature's bounty or pay
a fine, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
October 3, 2013 3:48pm
 
 
Fred,

Since you are such an expert on Christianity, I have a few questions. In the passage you quoted, was Jesus speaking to government, a group of people, or to individuals? ... Read More Read More
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 2, 2013 2:32pm
 
 
Cruz did mis-speak. He should have that was speaking on behalf of those smart enough to understand. Stupid is always exempt for obvious reasons. And it seems that anyone ... Read More Read More
 
 
Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
October 2, 2013 10:47am
 
 
Fred, now you are a preacher who knows what God wants us to have government healthcare. How about Matthew 22:21 They say unto him, Obama's. Then saith he unto them, Render ... Read More Read More
 
 
I'm Tired  
Wilson TX  
October 2, 2013 10:34am
 
 
I love it when christian faith is ONLY used when it seems fit, otherwise, we can't pray in school, on football fields, ANYWHERE it seems. Don't pull that crap on people ... Read More Read More
 
 
Harold Rowan  
La Vernia, TX  
October 2, 2013 9:12am
 
 
Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.
Stop giving away my fish and learn to get your own.
 

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