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For the last 10 years, the Toyota Tacoma has been America’s best-selling mid-siz

For 2016, the Toyota Tacoma has been redesigned inside and out. Partly developed by the Toyota engineering team at Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the new Tacoma features a new look as well as a new powertrain.

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The South Zone duck season opens Oct. 31. The youth duck season was last weekend

A whole lot of wind and rain has brought a flood of water to East and Southeast Texas that will likely slow the fishing down on Sabine Lake and East Galveston Bay. But Sam Rayburn guide Bill Fondren says the crappie and bass fishing there is still pretty darned good.

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Q. I defaulted on a retail jewelry contract in Florida in 2003 for a total of $1,721. I am suddenly receiving phone calls from a debt collector threatening to have me served court papers to sue me. He says the debt now is just under $6,000 with interest. He told me unless I make arrangements immediately, I will also owe lawyer’s fees and court costs when they sue me. He said if I pay $500 right away, he would make it all go away. This sounds like a scam to me. Can they sue me 12 years later?

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revolverand bullets

The recent Legislature expanded the times and places Texans can be armed. In the near future, all persons with a concealed gun permit will be authorized to openly display their weapons almost anywhere in the state of Texas. The process for receiving gun permits in Texas pretty well educates the would-be license holder on the circumstances that allow for use of one’s weapon. 

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Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition

I like bargains, and I like to save money while shopping. While the granddaddy of all bargain days, Black Friday, and its younger cousin, Cyber Monday, will be here in the next few weeks, some people might like to take advantage of bargains at other times. For those who might be willing to forgo a little personal vanity, some of the familiar retailers have websites devoted to often deeply discounted items that have been returned, had shipping damage, or had been refurbished to like-new condition, sometimes with the same warranty that the same new, unopened item may have had.

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