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What’s doing in Glen Rose: Community meals, golf tourneys, monarch butterflies and fossil hunts

What’s doing in Glen Rose: Community meals, golf tourneys, monarch butterflies and fossil hunts

The following list is courtesy of the Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce: April  29 Gathering Community Meal Oakdale Park *** Jackpot Barrel Race Somervell County Expo Center    May 2…

Sandra W. Reed: Don’t mess up your estate plan, or how to avoid fouling up your children

Sandra W. Reed: Don’t mess up your estate plan, or how to avoid fouling up your children

Many Ways to Mess Up; Equal Number to Avoid If there are 50 ways to leave your lover, there are at least that many ways to mess up your estate…

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Cuts in R&D funding undermine future innovation

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Cuts in R&D funding undermine future innovation

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion. People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud…

Comanche Peak parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Luminant to be split off

Comanche Peak parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Luminant to be split off

By Kathryn Jones Editor As expected, Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce a staggering $40 billion in debt that jeopardized its future. The…

Ag commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman speaks to Tarleton public radio Sunday

Ag commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman speaks to Tarleton public radio Sunday

Special to the Current Texas humorist, musician, author and political candidate Kinky Friedman will appear this Sunday on the Cross Timbers Ag Show, a product of KTRL-FM 90.5 Tarleton State…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Daddy died without a will — what’s a family to do?

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Daddy died without a will — what’s a family to do?

No Will: Bring in the Heirs When a person dies without a will, the state determines, through its intestacy laws, who gets the property. In order to effectuate appropriate distribution,…

Renowned paleoanthropologist, fossil expert Leakey to speak at Tarleton

Renowned paleoanthropologist, fossil expert Leakey to speak at Tarleton

By Savannah Baxter Special Contributor On Tuesday, April 8, Tarleton State University will host an internationally renowned paleoanthropologist, Dr. Richard Leakey, who is also a political advisor and environmentalist. The lecture,…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: What you need to know about sharing property ownership

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: What you need to know about sharing property ownership

Know How This Relationship Works – Or Doesn’t A couple’s estate planning often assumes that the last to die will leave all the then-existing property to the children. This works…

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Time to fix government

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Time to fix government

Americans want to see better performance from their government. Where to start: cut the number of political appointees, reduce layers of management, reform the civil service, and rein in costly…

The Undercurrent: Too good to be true?

The Undercurrent: Too good to be true?

I’ve covered the business beat for more than 30 years, first at the Dallas Times Herald, then The Dallas Morning News, then The New York Times, where I remain a contributor,…

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