Commentary

May 18, I had a new experience: I flew across the country to attend a conference and, after the first session and brief discussions with several leaders, flew back to Beaumont on the same day. I did not leave angry but realized that if I stayed, I would be disruptive. I was there at the invitation of someone I greatly respect and did not want to embarrass or disappoint that person, so my only option was to leave.

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I have given much thought to a Father’s Day message for all the wonderful men that deserve to be treated very special on this, their weekend. I have long thought that dads often got a bum deal when compared to the lavish celebrations planned for mothers, and I wanted to do something to help equalize the holidays.

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Buick’s Stylish Regal

The 2016 Buick Regal delivers the brand’s signature quietness and the latest technologies in an elegantly stylish design. 

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Q. Is it lawful for a landlord to request a walk through every four months as part of a lease for a rental property? I’ve leased several homes and I have never had a landlord even suggest something like this. I feel like my privacy would be violated if I agreed to this. Therefore, I’m contemplating not signing the lease.

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More than 200 cancer survivors and caregivers donned their best western-wear as part of a “Survivor’s Celebration of Life” event Friday, June 3, at the Westin Houston Memorial City, located inside Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston. The event was hosted by Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers.

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Q. I had a divorce in January 2012. In the decree, a 2012 Toyota Corolla was awarded to my ex-wife. When we bought the car, it was in her name as the buyer and mine as the co-buyer. My ex-wife had been doing very well, making all the payments on this car, until April of this year. I thought my attorney had sent Toyota finance the divorce decree to show she was liable for all future payments.

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So much written material crosses my desk in a week’s time that I often feel bogged down just reading the titles, much less the entire articles. If you have been writing in any regular area for a number of years, your name gets on many lists, and often people who think they know you far better than you think they do send material, ask for ideas about writing, offer help, and ask for referrals, just to name a few of this week’s requests. However, one article came to me this week that I read word for word – twice.

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On the heels of its successful first year, the Acura TLX enters 2016 with great momentum. The starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the TLX is $31,695. Additionally, the MSRPs for all five TLX models with the 9-speed automatic transmission are unchanged from mid-model year 2015.

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This handsome young dog is Larry. Larry is a hound mix and he has the ears to prove it! He is around a year old and weighs 40 pounds. Larry likes to play with other dogs, but has been known to be a little of an attention hog. Larry has long, lean legs and a brilliant orange and brown brindle coat. Please go meet Larry (No. 26037) and all of his friends down at Beaumont Animal Services.

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2016 Jeep Renegade

The 2016 Jeep Renegade delivers a unique design, two fuel-efficient engines and many interior features, including an optional Beats premium audio system.

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