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Mac’s View

Let’s quit flipping back, forth on time Is it time to do away with Daylight Saving Time again? I have to agree with state Sen. Jose Menendez, D-San Antonio, that we should eliminate the “spring forward” and “fall back” system now being used here in Texas. Proving that members of both political parties can agree…

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Financial Focus

What should you do with an inheritance? If you were to receive a sizable inheritance, what should you do with it? This money could help you achieve some of your important financial goals – so you’ll want to think carefully about your choices. Of course, everyone’s needs are different, so there’s no one “right” way…

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Opinion

Medicare for all, quality care for none By Janet Trautwein Medicare for All has emerged as a defining issue in the race for the White House. Several contenders for the Democratic nomination for president support expanding Medicare to cover all Americans. But the idea may not play well with the public. Medicare for All would…

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The 501

I may be cracked Spring break. I didn’t take one. I opted for a fracture instead. OK. Maybe it’s not a fracture. Nothing shows up on the x-ray, but for days I assumed I had a stress fracture in one foot – a painful ailment that goes with athletics. And also arthritis. I prefer the…

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Benjamin News

By Gladene Green Last week was pretty uneventful around Benjamin. With it being spring break, lots of folks were out and about doing things with their children, which sort of gave them all a short reprieve from their regular routines. But it’s back to school and work, and the regular “grind” began again this week.…

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On the Tee

Tour pros doing lot of whining about rules It seems that PGA Tour professionals and the USGA are at odds about the new modernized rules that went into effect Jan. 1. Rickie Fowler made his opinion clear at Honda Classic held at PGA National Golf Club recently. Apparently, Fowler was miffed about his embarrassing rules…

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