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Senate prepared to hold trial in AG impeachment

Senate prepared to hold trial in AG impeachment

On the final day of the 88th Legislature, lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives delivered 20 articles of impeachment against Attorney General Ken Paxton. By delivering the articles Monday, May 29, the Texas House triggered an impeachment process that is set...

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The number you have dialed

The number you have dialed

Cell phones have certainly changed our lives, but I’m not altogether convinced it’s for the better. If my life were a TV series, this would have been a recent episode. By John Moore To Login to read the full story or to subscribe, visit...

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The heat is on

The heat is on

After a recent meeting, a coworker mentioned that she and her family had bought a new home. Actually, it was new to them, but it was built in 1963 in what was then and is still now one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods. What seemed like a typical workplace...

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Bowled over

Bowled over

Whenever I see canister sets, cookie jars, clocks and Formica dinette sets from the 50s and 60s, I feel as if I’ve gone home. These items adorned my youth, but as often happens, new things come and old things go. As the 70s made way for harvest gold, avocado green,...

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An old sew and sew

An old sew and sew

I'm not sure how a tomato became the symbol of sewing in the South, but it did. My mom, and every other mom I knew in Ashdown, Arkansas, had a pincushion in the shape of a tomato. Many of those pincushions are still around. Judging from the workload that women endured...

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Where there’s a will

Where there’s a will

I saw a T-shirt that said, “I like a couple of my buddies, my dog, and that’s about it.” It substantiated what I had long felt, seldom said, and had heard from others. Many of us like our dogs better than most people. And I don’t think there’s anything wrong with...

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Shelter from the storm

Shelter from the storm

My uncle’s mother, Mrs. Ward, had a storm shelter. And I snuck into it every chance I got. Few others had one, so a storm shelter was absolutely fascinating to me. At least, a storm shelter is what they told all of the kids it was. It doubled as a storm shelter, but...

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Aladdin and the lamps

Aladdin and the lamps

As long as I can remember, my family has always had Aladdin Lamps. My dad called them “coal oil lamps.” All of ours were made by a company called Aladdin, although, there were other manufacturers. By John Moore To Login to read the full story or to subscribe, visit...

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