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As I was thinking about Thanksgiving 2015, I realized that it is so different than most of the Thanksgivings I have celebrated in my life. Ted has been in heaven for some 15 months; many good friends and family members have gone there, too. (I buried my brother in August.) Relationships have ended, others have begun, and our children are growing up right before our very eyes. My sweet and kind grandson, Brendan Michael, my namesake, graduates from high school this year, and Steven, my oldest, has been in the U.S. Navy for almost a full year.

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Q. I signed a lease with my friend that does not end until February. She is now getting married and wants to move out and have her name removed from the lease. Even though my credit is good and I can afford the rent, the landlord will not remove her name. What can we do to get her name off the lease? She is having trouble renting another apartment.

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For 2015, the Durango is available in four trim levels: SXT, Limited, R/T and Ci

With a starting MSRP of $30,495, standard seven-passenger seating and available second-row captain chairs, the 2015 Durango competes in the full-size SUV segment.

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The 30th annual Los Cazadores deer contest is getting plenty of entries, with so

Deer hunting across much of Texas is better than expected with some pretty decent bucks being tagged, and the does that I’ve seen while deer hunting in East Texas and the Hill Country are in great shape. Also, we’re beginning to see more ducks settling into the Southeast Texas marsh and along the middle Texas coast.

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McMakin Pharmacy registered pharmacy technician Ashley Hallenbeck (above) filter

Pharmaceutical compounding has existed for centuries, used by several ancient civilizations in religious ceremonies, grooming, keeping the healthy well, treating the ill and preparing the dead. These ancient compounders produced the first oils from plants and animals, discovering both poisons and antidotes. They made ointments for wounded patients and perfumes for customers.

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