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  • If there’s an issue with your federal taxes, you’ll initially receive a letter or notice in the mail from the IRS. Don’t fall for scam artists on the internet or over the telephone. Real IRS employees have badge numbers. Ask the caller for his or her badge number, and then call 1-800-829-1040 to confirm it. Sometimes the caller may brazenly volunteer a fake badge number before you even ask for one.
  • Castle Hill Partners recently announced its builders for the first phase of Trinity Falls (http://www.trinityfalls.com). Trinity Falls is a new 1,700-acre premier master-planned community located in McKinney, Texas and is situated along the East Fork of the Trinity River. The featured builders are both highly acclaimed national builders, Beazer Homes and Ashton Woods. Model homes are now open and initial homes are priced from the $200s, filling in a market gap that homebuyers want.
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Deblock, Vermont Army National Guard Computer Network Defense Team, left, discusses new ways to make the exercise more challenging for cyber defenders with a fellow Red Cell team member during the 2014 Cyber Shield exercise at the National Guard Professional Education Center, North Little Rock, Ark. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Green
  • Hospice provides outlets for grief
  • Wraparound services are available at Texoma Community Center for children and adolescents with the most severe mental health issues. The Wraparound process offers a unique approach for keeping the child in his/her home while involving intensive, individualized, care management services. A team of individuals including the child, parents/guardians, mental health professionals, relatives, friends, and individuals from other social networks in the child’s life are involved in developing a plan of care, implementing the plan, and evaluating the success. Individuals involved from social networks could be a teacher, coach, pastor, youth leader, etc.
  • 1985 – Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137. Delta Air Lines Flight 191 was a regularly scheduled service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Florida to Los Angeles International Airport, California, by way of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. On the afternoon of August 2, 1985, the plane crashed when it hit a microburst while landing on Runway 17C at DFW, killing 8 of the 11 crew members and 126 of the 152 passengers on board, and one person on the ground. Two people later died 30 days or more after the crash, bringing the total fatalities to 137.