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Who says you can’t entertain your whole family for $1 these days?

I rented a couple of video games like Smarty Pants, a trivia video game, and Bowling Pinbusters, a bowling game, from Blockbuster for one buck each, and the family enjoyed a lively night of video gaming fun.

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The Beaumont Country Club will host Deliver the Difference, an appreciation luncheon benefiting Meals on Wheels. Tickets are $40, and funds raised from this May 10 event will go toward increasing the number of meals prepared daily to serve those seniors on the Meals on Wheels waiting list.

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Allow me to preface this with a warning: This band is not for the faint of heart. Stunt Cock is based out of Austin,Texas and play a crushing blend of metal, hardcore, and straight up rock on their eponymous debut. The guitars come out chugging hard on the track "Wishes and Fairy tales", but throw a curveball with the almost too metal for metal guitar solos. On "Lou", the band go almost rockabilly with a raspy and rapid delivery nobody, including I, saw coming.

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Unfortunately, too many Americans seem to be ignoring the fact that one of the greatest causes for the amount of debt our nation now is burden by is our two undeclared wars.

Rachel Maddow, a MSNBC personality, has recently written a book titled, “Drift.” The theme of the book is that America has begun to drift into a war-like country, too ready to engage in international intervention and adventurism.

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School district police must investigate, not cover up

When the Beaumont Independent School District formed its own police department, administrators cited the need to provide security for its many facilities. Accepting their stated good intentions does not diminish the duty to investigate allegations of wrongdoing – rather than cover up incidents the districts might find embarrassing or for which they might be held financially liable.

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