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Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: What you need to know about non-probate assets

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: What you need to know about non-probate assets

By Sandra W. Reed Non-probate assets are assets a person holds at death and that do not become a part of his or her estate. Some examples of non-probate assets…

Ask Dr. Peters: Why can’t I sleep?

Ask Dr. Peters: Why can’t I sleep?

By Justus Peters, M.D. Having been a resident a few years ago, I can tell how poor sleep affects the body. There are many reasons why you can’t sleep. But…

Randy Mac: I’ll order a bupgep with extra ‘r’s

Randy Mac: I’ll order a bupgep with extra ‘r’s

BUPGEPS. Ever had one?  I’d just about bet anyone reading this installment that they have, were I a gambler. Now, they may not have KNOWN they were eating one.  You…

Lee Hamilton: Not-so-great expectations from Congress this year

Lee Hamilton: Not-so-great expectations from Congress this year

Significant policy initiatives are not impossible from Washington in 2013, but it’s safest to have subdued expectations. Earlier this year, it seemed there might be some hope for Capitol Hill…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: You’ve made a will — where should you put it?

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: You’ve made a will — where should you put it?

The importance of making a will cannot be overestimated, but neither can the necessity to preserve the will and have it readily accessible to loved ones upon its maker’s death.…

Wayne Rotan: School finance litigation takes a step forward

Wayne Rotan: School finance litigation takes a step forward

On Monday, February 4, 2013, the Honorable Judge John K. Dietz, ruled the current system of Texas school finance is unconstitutional. Six lawsuits, representing over 600 school districts were filed…

Ask Dr. Peters: Change that smoking heart into a healthy one

Ask Dr. Peters: Change that smoking heart into a healthy one

By Justus Peters, M.D. If there was one thing you could change to prolong your life, your quality of living, and benefit daily from, would you do it? I tell smokers…

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: Weather forecasting is a slippery road

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: Weather forecasting is a slippery road

  I’ve made mention in earlier articles of my radio work when we lived in Haskell, not far from Abilene.  (Abilene and the surrounding Rolling Plains area was our market.) …

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: The graying of the workforce

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: The graying of the workforce

As a member of the Texas Bar Association, I receive a copy of the Texas Bar Journal, its monthly publication. The latest edition devotes the bulk of the magazine’s content…

Lee Hamilton: A debate we can never resolve

Lee Hamilton: A debate we can never resolve

Changing circumstances, new challenges facing the country, and shifting national moods will always demand that we rethink what we want out of government.  A few weeks ago, in his second…