Opinion

Big Bend site of ‘Great Camel Experiment’

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Acaravan of 24 heavily loaded camels left Fort Davis on July 11, 1859 for a make-it-or-break-it field test in the Big Bend. The U.S. Army noticed as early as the

Balancing brother’s needs and limitations

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Dear Annie: My older brother is disabled. He was quite functional after he first had a stroke, but did not take care of himself. He wouldn’t take his medications, ate

Medicare and network of cancer specialists

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Hi Toni: I am turning 65 this August and have no idea what I should do because I have lung cancer. Currently, I am on a COBRA policy from my

The political myth to capture our times

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In the Age of Trump, a growth industry of commentators and critics is in search of a mythical image, a graphic insight, a metaphorical phrase to capture our fragmented politics

Skin, scales and the ocean kaleidoscope

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In the past couple of weeks, there’s been a large amount of controversy stirred up over Disney’s decision to cast African American actress Halle Bailey in the role of Ariel

Wanted: Real customer service

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Dear Annie: Am I the only one who feels that life is too complicated these days and that I feel absolutely powerless when it comes to calling a big company

Stop worrying your housing bubble is about to burst

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You bought the biggest home they said you could qualify for, taking advantage of low rates and creative financing. Who knew you could afford such a great house? But now,

How not to score a goal in the global trade war

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President Donald Trump likes to keep score. Well, here’s a score for him: America, zero; while the rest of the world keeps tallying up free trade points. That’s right; while

Benjamin Franklin and sleep deprivation

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Sleep is a battle with my bedroom as the front line where my mind and my body duke it out to see which one will win. It seems like the